Full line-up for LGW22 revealed

Le Guess Who? Recordings

Visit our archive for exclusive recordings of Arooj Aftab, OSEES, Mazaher, Suuns, The Microphones, Aldous Harding, and many more

Le Guess Who? collaborates with Dutch Council for Refugees & NewBees


Wed Jun 29th Read/listen: The Face interviews Nia Archives, "the red-hot jungle producer taking over the UK's dancefloors"
Wed Jun 15th Read via Bandcamp: "Five Ainu Artists Revitalizing Indigenous Japanese Music", featuring LGW22 artist OKI
Wed Jun 15th Read: a personal introduction to Czech duo Irena & Vojtěch Havlovi's haunting music, by Pavel Klusák
Fri May 13th "Champion of an obscure Ainu lyre": Read Songlines' feature on OKI
Wed Nov 10th Listen: Sonos Radio speaks to Phil Elverum ahead of his curation & performance at LGW21
Mon Nov 8th LGW x SPEAK present: UK hip-hop/grime artist Pa Salieu introduced by Hannah Johnson
Sun Nov 7th Read via The Quietus: which records would Angel Bat Dawid seek out at the Mega Record & CD Fair?
Fri Nov 5th LGW x SPEAK present: Dutch jazz musician Ronald Langestraat introduced by Renee Telkamp
Mon Nov 1st Read Bant Mag.’s IIllustrated Stories for LGW21, featuring a.o. Ichiko Aoba, Pink Siifu, and Siti Muharam
Tue Oct 26th LGW x SPEAK present: Pakistani singer Arooj Aftab introduced by Zainab Jamal & Tauqeer Raza
Sat Oct 23rd Lees het speciale LGW21 dossier van Gonzo (circus) met Blak Saagan, Space Afrika, Spill Gold, Vladislav Delay & meer
Thu Oct 21st Listen: LGW21 curator John Dwyer talks to Brigid Dawson about songwriting, memories of touring, classical music, and birthday presents
Wed Oct 20th LGW x SPEAK present: Colombian musician Julián Mayorga introduced by Carlos Tapias & Camila Duarte
Fri Oct 15th LGW x SPEAK present: Japanese composer Midori Takada introduced by Risa Arai
Fri Oct 8th LGW x SPEAK present: Catalan vocal duo Tarta Relena introduced by Román Sánchez & Ayla Losada
Wed Oct 6th 'Pleasure, Joy and Happiness': listen to and learn about the return of soul singer Eddie Chacon
Fri Oct 1st LGW x SPEAK present: Brazilian songwriter Sessa introduced by Carlos Santos
Sun Sep 26th Read via The Quietus: which records would Aksak Maboul seek out at the Mega Record & CD Fair?
Thu Sep 23rd LGW x SPEAK present: Lisbon's DJ Lycox introduced by Ana Góis & José Teixeira
Wed Sep 22nd Damon Locks discusses Black Monument Ensemble's 'NOW' with Nombuso Mathibela for PAM
Wed Sep 22nd Read: "the crowning glory of Coventry"; PAM meets up with Pa Salieu
Sun Sep 19th Read via The Quietus: which records would Ghalia Benali seek out at the Mega Record & CD Fair?
Fri Sep 10th Read via The Quietus: which records would Vanishing Twin seek out at the Mega Record & CD Fair?
Fri Sep 10th LGW x SPEAK present: Egyptian ensemble Mazaher introduced by Ahmed Mostafa
Sat Sep 4th Read via The Quietus: which records would Ana Roxanne seek out at the Mega Record & CD Fair?
Fri Aug 27th Read via The Quietus: which records would Duma seek out at the Mega Record & CD Fair?
Fri Aug 27th Introducing Ensemble Klang, presenting the live premiere of 'Thrift Hybrids' at LGW21
Mon Aug 23rd Read via The Quietus: which records would Pink Siifu seek out at the Mega Record & CD Fair?
Sun Aug 15th Introducing 'Hadret Ishq', Ghalia Benali's latest musical project
Fri Aug 13th Read via The Quietus: which records would Lucrecia Dalt seek out at the Mega Record & CD Fair?
Fri Aug 6th Read via The Quietus: which records would Felix Kubin seek out at the Mega Record & CD Fair?
Thu Jul 29th Read via The Quietus: which records would Jean-Hervé Peron (Faust) seek out at the Mega Record & CD Fair?
Tue Jul 27th Read via OkayAfrica: "Uganda's Authentically Plastic Finds Queer Sanctuary on the Dance Floor"
Thu Jul 22nd Read via The Quietus: which records would Matana Roberts seek out at the Mega Record & CD Fair?
Thu Jul 1st Read via The Quietus: which records would Phil Elverum seek out at the Mega Record & CD Fair?
Sat Jun 26th Read Pitchfork's interview with Arooj Aftab, "the Defiant Singer Who’s Reimagining Traditional South Asian Music for Today"
Fri Jun 25th Listen: L'Rain releases new album 'Fatigue' + read New York Times interview
Fri Jun 18th Read via The Quietus: which records would Black Country, New Road seek out at the Mega Record & CD Fair?
Wed May 19th Read: The Guardian talk to The Necks' Tony Buck about improvising and bypassing the brain onstage
Fri May 14th Letters from musicians: Bant Mag. talk to Phil Elverum
Thu Apr 22nd Letters from musicians: Bant Mag. talk to Midori Takada
Wed Apr 14th Bant Mag. publish Zoom conversation between Matana Roberts and Moor Mother about new paths, music and racism
Thu Apr 8th Letters from musicians: Bant Mag. talk to Damon Locks
Thu Apr 1st Read Bant Mag.'s track by track interview with Black Country, New Road
Fri Jan 29th Read Bandcamp's feature about São Paulo guitarist Kiko Dinucci
Wed Oct 30th Read: Pan African Music interviews Ethiopian funk legend Ayalew Mesfin
Mon Aug 19th Negativland announce new album 'True False', listen to first single 'Discernment'
Thu Jul 25th Read: The Quietus' introduction to Idris Ackamoor's spiritual jazz
Wed Jul 17th Read Bandcamp's feature about Minyo Crusaders' Japanese folk music for the post-modern age
Fri Jul 12th Read Visible Cloaks' guide to 'serenitatem', their album with Yoshio Ojima and Satsuki Shibano
Fri Jul 5th "Surfbort want to move you": Read Crack Magazine's interview with Brooklyn glam punkers
Tue Jul 2nd "Angel Bat Dawid taps into the root of all black music": Chicago Reader discusses spiritual jazz album 'The Oracle'
Tue Jun 25th Explore Melissa Laveaux's Haitian roots and native folk spirituals in The Guardian interview
Thu Jun 20th Avant-garde jazz/Space disco icon Asha Puthli discusses her life & career in Red Bull Music Academy lecture
Tue Jun 11th Read Bandcamp's feature about the "thrilling and fantastical" story of La Bruja de Texcoco
Thu Jun 6th Read: The Quietus publishes exclusive interview with Liz Harris (Grouper) about Nivhek
Thu Apr 25th Read: excerpt from Jenny Hval's latest novel 'Paradise Rot' + interview with Huck Magazine
Thu Apr 25th Read: Fatoumata Diawara talks the future of Africa in OkayAfrica interview
Wed Oct 17th Read: The Quietus interviews Joe Cardamone ahead of LGW18
Mon Oct 15th Read: Pitchfork interviews Neneh Cherry on the records meant the most to her throughout her life
Tue Oct 9th Read: Drowned In Sound interviews Saul Williams ahead of his LGW performance
Sat Sep 29th "How Rizan Said became the King of Keyboard": video interview by Cairo Liberation Front
Thu Sep 27th "I think the individual is bigger than the tradition": MusicMap.Global interviews Negro Leo
Thu Aug 23rd Read Fractured Air's in-depth interview with Colin Stetson about the 'Hereditary' OST
Wed Jul 25th "An Innovative Flutist With an Afrofuturist Vision": New York Times interviews Nicole Mitchell
Thu Jul 19th Watch: George E Lewis & Art Ensemble's Roscoe Mitchell in conversation at CTM 2018
Mon Jul 9th Interview: The Quietus meets musical maverick Paddy Steer
Thu Jun 28th Read: The Quietus interviews DJ Haram about Philadelphia and her link with Moor Mother
Thu May 24th Read: Islam Chipsy & EEK in conversation with Crack Magazine
Thu May 24th Read: Anoushka Shankar on “creating her own feminist voice with her sitar”
Thu May 24th “Living on Wit”: Popmatters interview Vashti Bunyan
Fri Feb 9th Read: the Le Guess Who? 2017 Superheroes e-zine
Wed Jan 24th Read: A side-by-side interview with Perfume Genius & Mary Margaret O’Hara, backstage at LGW17
Wed Nov 8th Read: The Quietus guides you through the music of Linda Sharrock
Wed Sep 28th Listen/read: Cheikha Rabia: a destiny tied to the continuous reinvention of rai, by Lafawndah
Fri Aug 5th Listen/read: Rats on Rafts' David Fagan: "If we're gonna do a live show, let's try and do something special"
Fri Apr 15th Podcast: listen to part 4, the final part of 'For the Record'
Fri Apr 8th Podcast: listen to part 3 of 'For the Record'
Thu Mar 31st Podcast: listen to part 2 of 'For the Record'
Fri Mar 25th Podcast: listen to episode 3 of 'The Big Playback' about the role of the archivist in music
Wed Jan 26th Listen/watch/read: Mazaher live at Le Guess Who? 2021, premiered by Pan African Music
Wed Dec 8th Front & LGW present: live session + interview with Dutch post-punk outfit Private Banking
Fri Dec 3rd Front & LGW present: live session + interview with pop noir singer/songwriter/guitarist Anna van Rij
Sat Nov 6th Interview: Pink Oculus presents Before Wisdom through collaborative show where art, scenography and music become one
Wed Sep 29th Listen or read: a personal introduction to Egypt’s Mazaher, bearers of the Zar tradition, by Nadah El Shazly
Wed Sep 8th ‘A sudden, uncontrollable urge to dance’: the magic of Nyege Nyege Tapes & Hakuna Kulala Club Night
Wed Jul 7th Podcast: listen to episode 2 of 'The Big Playback' about the relationship between Art and Identity
Thu Jun 24th Watch Faust's Jean-Hervé Peron in conversation with Julian Brimmers for LGW ON
Thu Apr 8th Podcast interview: Angel Bat Dawid responds to the episode 'Is Music A Religion?'
Thu Feb 11th Creating the LGW21 visuals: a video portrait of Koen Delaere by LGW & Canal180
Mon Nov 4th Join the collaborative performance of Patricia Kaersenhout & Angel Bat Dawid; sign up now
Thu Oct 31st Kickstarter x Kapitaal host LGW Hang Out with live interviews, listening sessions & art exhibitions
Wed Oct 2nd Lees: Zware Metalen interviewt Le Guess Who?-curator Kevin Richard Martin (The Bug)
Tue Sep 24th "The Master Of The Forty Nine Notes": The Quietus publishes profile on Ustad Saami
Tue May 21st Red Bull Radio launches Le Guess Who? 2019 preview channel
Wed Jan 16th Listen to Red Bull Radio's Fireside Chat with Lydia Lunch, captured during LGW18
Mon Nov 5th Jacco Gardner: "Mysteriously, the things I feel connected to just find their way onto my path"
Wed Oct 31st Interview: Future Feminism with Johanna Constantine
Fri Oct 26th Interview: Emel Mathlouthi: "The most important thing is to be truthful"
Fri Oct 12th Watch: Beverly Glenn-Copeland and Indigo Rising perform ‘Evernew’ in stunning new video
Thu Oct 11th Interview: Joe Coleman: "My performance art is always a mirror image of my paintings"
Fri Oct 5th Tracing the Roots: Art Ensemble of Chicago’s Great Black Music, Ancient To The Future
Thu Sep 27th Interview: DRINKS: "Nonsense is a good reaction to everything that’s going on"
Tue Jul 31st Beverly Glenn-Copeland: “I was making music for a generation that had yet to be born”
Thu Jul 12th Introducing: Nick Liefhebber, the Le Guess Who? 2018 Illustrator
Wed Jun 27th Thurston Moore, Sudan Archives, Meredith Graves and Weyes Blood get Tarot readings at Le Guess Who?
Wed Nov 8th Interview: Kane Strang go crate-digging at the World's Largest Record Fair during LGW17
This website uses cookies. More information here.
× Accept Cookies More information