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Tue Aug 16th Watch: COLORS Shows with LGW22 artists Liv.e, Zebra Katz, and Lex Amor
Wed Jul 13th Watch: LGW22 curator Animal Collective in session for NPR's Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
Wed Oct 27th Watch Romani singer Mónika Lakatos in session at Festival Imaterial, captured by Vincent Moon
Sun Oct 24th Watch: Slumberland collaborates with Tuvan voice artist Sainkho Namtchylak, considered the first female overtone artist
Sat Oct 2nd Watch Ka Baird & Pekka Airaksinen's 'Grey Body' video, captured in Utrecht during LGW
Fri Sep 3rd Attend online: Hidden Musics artists Etran de L’Aïr, live in Agadez, filmed in classic Agadez wedding style
Fri Aug 27th Brooklyn post-punk five-piece Gustaf share video for new single 'Best Behavior'
Fri Aug 20th Watch: OSEES plays live cover of Faust's 'J'ai Mal Aux Dents'
Fri Jul 30th Brooklyn's Gustaf, curated by John Dwyer for LGW21, release video for 'Book' from upcoming album
Tue Jul 20th Meet Spirit Fest: members of The Notwist and Tenniscoats offer delightful moments of nostalgia
Fri Jul 2nd Watch: Tarta Relena release video for new single 'Las alamedas'
Wed Jun 30th Vanishing Twin announce new album & share video for 'Big Moonlight (Ookii Gekkou)'
Fri Jun 18th Watch Lucrecia Dalt & Aaron Dilloway's new video for 'Bordeándola'
Wed Jun 16th Watch Plague Organ's live debut at Roadburn Redux, co-presented by LGW
Sun Jun 6th Watch: KeiyaA features in Solange's Saint Heron's short film 'Passage'
Mon Feb 22nd Damon Locks' Black Monument Ensemble announce new album 'NOW'; watch the video for the title track
Thu Feb 4th Watch: Conjunto Papa Upa releases video for 'Todo Parao'
Wed Feb 3rd Watch: Pink Siifu releases new short film 'NATION TYME!'
Tue Jan 12th Listen to & watch video for Black Country, New Road's new song 'Track X'
Mon Dec 28th Watch a video portrait of Egyptian Zar ensemble Mazaher
Wed Dec 16th Watch Black Country, New Road perform new songs on ARTE's 'Echoes' with Jehnny Beth
Mon Nov 30th Watch: Brazilian artist Sessa performs a sultry session at the iconic KEXP studio
Tue Dec 10th Bekijk Vrije Geluiden's LGW19 specials met o.a. Cate Le Bon, Aldous Harding en Efterklang
Wed Oct 30th Listen: Deerhunter shares 13-minute new song 'Timebends'
Wed Oct 30th Read: Pan African Music interviews Ethiopian funk legend Ayalew Mesfin
Tue Oct 29th Gyedu-Blay Ambolley announces new album '11th Street, Sekondi', shares first single 'Black Woman'
Fri Oct 25th Read: The Line of Best Fit interviews Jenny Hval & The Raincoats ahead of LGW19
Wed Oct 23rd Bremer/McCoy share insight in their songwriting process with 'Utopia' video
Wed Oct 23rd Experience the true soundsystem culture with Jah Shaka Sound System x Krackfree at Le Guess Who?
Thu Oct 17th Xylouris White share 'Tree Song' video & new song 'Black Sea' from upcoming album 'The Sisypheans'
Sat Oct 12th Lees: The Daily Indie duikt in het universum van Le Guess Who?-curatoren Moon Duo
Wed Oct 9th Watch Ghanaian duo Fokn Bois perform 'Brukutu' from their latest album 'Afrobeats LOL'
Tue Oct 8th Aldous Harding shares hypnogogic new video for 'Zoo Eyes'
Tue Oct 1st Watch: Efterklang debut new album 'Altid Sammen' live at the iconic Elbphilharmonie concert hall
Mon Sep 30th Watch: Angel Bat Dawid shares very first video, for 'Impepho'
Thu Sep 26th Watch: Sudan Archives releases 'Confessions' video, from upcoming debut album 'Athena'
Wed Sep 25th Rotterdam's The Sweet Release of Death shares new single 'Sick Girl'
Wed Sep 25th See Tropical Fuck Storm transformed into a band of apes in new video 'The Happiest Guy Around'
Thu Sep 19th "As a witch I believe in the magic that happens on stage": La Bruja de Texcoco interviewed by MusicMap
Thu Sep 19th Zonal share title track of upcoming album 'Wrecked'
Fri Sep 13th Listen: Efterklang shares new single 'Uden Ansigt'
Thu Sep 12th Vier de LGW19 line-up announcement met Ben Shemie (SUUNS)
Thu Sep 12th Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca shares video for 'AGGUA' from upcoming album 'YESUN'
Wed Sep 11th Girl Band release new track 'Salmon Of Knowledge'
Wed Sep 11th Psych/kraut mystics Moon Duo share new single 'Eternal Shore' from upcoming album 'Stars Are The Light'
Tue Sep 10th Oiseaux-Tempête share video for new single 'He Is Afraid And So Am I'
Mon Sep 9th Afrofuturism & ancestral magic: PAPER interviews mystical duo OSHUN
Fri Sep 6th Lightning Bolt announce new album 'Sonic Citadel'; listen to new music + watch the LGW video portrait
Wed Sep 4th Vier de LGW19 line-up announcement met Lechuga Zafiro, 19 september in EKKO
Fri Aug 30th Efterklang shares video for new single 'I dine øjne', from upcoming album 'Altid Sammen'
Thu Aug 29th Sudan Archives announces debut album, shares first single 'Confessions'
Tue Aug 27th Vier de LGW19 line-up announcement met Conjunto Papa Upa, 19 september in EKKO
Tue Aug 27th Watch: Yves Jarvis shares new video for 'Sugar Coated'
Fri Aug 23rd Watch Petbrick's video for new track 'Radiation Facial'
Thu Aug 22nd ZONAL release 'System Error' featuring Moor Mother, from upcoming album 'Wrecked'
Fri Aug 16th Girl Band shares video for new song 'Going Norway', from upcoming album 'The Talkies'
Fri Jul 26th Tropical Fuck Storm shares video for new song 'Who's My Eugene?'
Thu Jul 25th Read: The Quietus' introduction to Idris Ackamoor's spiritual jazz
Thu Jul 25th Video: watch Madlib meet his hero, Ethiopian legend Ayaléw Mesfin
Thu Jul 18th Watch Bbymutha's new video for 'SICK'
Thu Jul 18th Listen: Petbrick (Wayne Adams & Iggor Cavelera) share 'Horse' from upcoming album 'I'
Fri Jul 12th Read Visible Cloaks' guide to 'serenitatem', their album with Yoshio Ojima and Satsuki Shibano
Wed Jul 10th LGW19 curator Jenny Hval shares new song 'Ashes to Ashes' from upcoming album 'The Practice of Love'
Wed Jul 10th Gruff Rhys announces new album 'Pang!', shares title track
Fri Jul 5th "Surfbort want to move you": Read Crack Magazine's interview with Brooklyn glam punkers
Wed Jul 3rd Watch: Yves Jarvis shares self-directed video for '360'
Thu Jun 27th Moon Duo announce new album; share title track 'Stars Are The Light'
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
Wed Jun 19th Listen: Föllakzoid releases new track 'IIII' from upcoming album 'I'
Tue Jun 18th Tropical Fuck Storm announce new album 'Braindrops'; listen to new single 'Paradise'
Thu Apr 25th Listen to 'The Head Zone', Ripley Johnson (Moon Duo)'s monthly radio show on NTS Radio
Thu Apr 25th Listen: Patrick Higgins' album 'Dossier', released through Nicolas Jaar's Other People
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
Thu Nov 29th Watch + listen: Le Guess Who? Recordings
Tue Nov 6th Listen: Vera Sola shares new song 'The Cage'
Thu Nov 1st Watch 'Right Here Is Home', The FADER's short documentary on JPEGMAFIA
Wed Oct 31st Watch FACT Magazine's 'Against The Clock' session with footwork originator RP Boo
Wed Oct 31st Watch: Eli Keszler performs new album ‘Stadium’ live
Tue Oct 30th Cass McCombs announces new album 'Tip of the Sphere', shares lead single 'Sleeping Volcanoes'
Wed Oct 24th Jessica Pratt announces new album 'Quiet Signs'; shares first single 'This Time Around'
Fri Oct 19th Watch: King Champion Sounds release new video 'Memory Is Imagined'
Thu Oct 18th Eleanor Friedberger reveals new video; talks about latest album in Clash interview
Wed Oct 17th Read: The Quietus interviews Joe Cardamone ahead of LGW18
Fri Oct 5th Joan of Arc share new song ‘Indelible in the Hippocampus is The Laughter’
Wed Oct 3rd Virginia Wing reveals new video ‘Eight Hours Don’t Make A Day’
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 Sep 27th Watch Kikagaku Moyo's new video for 'Nazo Nazo'
Thu Sep 27th The Line of Best Fit premiere video for Valley Maker's new song 'Beautiful Birds Flying'
Thu Sep 27th The Breeders share new video for 'Spacewoman' via Tidal
Sun Sep 23rd Watch: Japanese minimalist composer Midori Takada talks to The Vinyl Factory in short film
Fri Sep 21st Listen to Lonnie Holley's ambitious and mesmerizing new album 'Mith'
Thu Sep 20th Watch: Sons of Kemet perform 'Your Queen Is A Reptile' for Boiler Room & Mercury Prize
Sun Sep 16th Short doc: meet Katy Red, the Queen of Bounce
Tue Sep 11th Eleanor Friedberger releases video for 'Are We Good?'
Fri Sep 7th Vera Sola releases gloomy and stunning video for new single 'The Colony'
Thu Sep 6th The Washington Post: "In Escape-ism, Ian Svenonius knows the future of rock-and-roll"
Fri Aug 31st The Big Takeover premieres 'Dig A Hole', an exclusive track from 'BC35'
Wed Aug 29th Kikagaku Moyo releases genre-bending psychedelic single 'Dripping Sun'
Fri Aug 24th Watch serpentwithfeet & the Heritage Orchestra's hauntingly beautiful performance at BBC Proms
Thu Aug 23rd Joe Cardamone shares video for new track 'East Side No One'
Thu Aug 16th Listen: Mudhoney share 'Kill Yourself Live', an organ-filled odyssey on internet fame
Fri Aug 10th Watch: Emel Mathlouthi releases stunning video for 'Kaddesh'
Thu Aug 9th Vera Sola reveals video for new song 'Small Minds'
Tue Aug 7th Watch: The Breeders release homemade video for 'Nervous Mary', recorded in Nijmegen
Tue Aug 7th Meridian Brothers share new video for 'No Me Traiciones'
Sat Aug 4th Watch Devendra Banhart's intimate session for 'quiet, please!'
Thu Aug 2nd JPEGMAFIA traces his eclectic childhood influences in Billboard interview
Mon Jul 30th Watch: FACT Magazine pays Richard Fearless' shipping container studio a visit
Thu Jul 26th Listen: Anoushka Shankar traces her heritage with lesser-known recordings by her father Ravi
Thu Jul 19th Watch: George E Lewis & Art Ensemble's Roscoe Mitchell in conversation at CTM 2018
Wed Jul 18th The Fader premieres Kojey Radical's new video for 'Soak It Up'
Wed Jul 18th Devendra Banhart & Tim Kinsella talk literature, spirituality and friendship in Talkhouse Podcast
Fri Jul 13th Watch: short doc about Japanese ambient master Chihei Hatakeyama
Thu Jul 12th Read: Emel Mathlouthi on why she doesn't want to be classified as 'voice of the Tunisian revolution'
Thu Jul 12th Watch: Hello Skinny perform 'Rashad' live at Church Studios for NTS
Thu Jul 12th "Finding recovery in dancing post-punk": Loud And Quiet meet Crack Cloud
Wed Jul 11th GAIKA shares new single 'Immigrant Sons (Pesos & Gas)'
Tue Jul 10th Mudhoney announce new album 'Digital Garbage', share first single 'Paranoid Core'
Tue Jun 26th Ravelin Magazine catches up with sound artist & abstract turntablist Maria Chavez
Wed Jun 20th Circuit des Yeux shares new video 'Falling Blonde'
Sun Jun 17th Watch: La Blogothèque presents A Take Away Show with serpentwithfeet
Sun May 27th The Breeders perform 'Wait In The Car' and 'Cannonball' on Jools Holland
Thu May 24th Watch: The Comet Is Coming’s cosmic session for Red Bull Music
Thu May 24th Listen: Sons of Kemet release new album on Impulse!
Tue Dec 19th Watch: Netherlands Chamber Orchestra performs Patrick Higgins' rendition of Carlo Gesualdo
Tue Nov 9th Photo & video series: discovering Overvecht through the eyes of Juri Hiensch
Thu Oct 7th Photo & video series: discovering Transwijk & Kanaleneiland through the eyes of Juri Hiensch
Thu Sep 9th Premiere: Old Time Relijun share video for 'Break Through', from upcoming album 'Musicking'
Wed Aug 11th Photo & video series Zuilen: discovering Utrecht through the eyes of photographer Juri Hiensch
Tue Jun 29th Photo & video series Tweede Daalsebuurt: discovering Utrecht through the eyes of photographer Juri Hiensch
Thu Apr 1st LGW presents Prana Crafter & Richard Bolhuis during Basilica Hudson's DRONE AT HOME 2021
Wed Apr 29th Watch while home: 'Representing the Underrepresented', a film about LGW & the city of Utrecht by Canal180
Tue Mar 3rd LGW & Basilica Hudson announce return of 24-HOUR DRONE; initial program revealed
Sat Dec 14th Watch: LGW x Dazed video portrait: In The Studio with Iris van Herpen & Salvador Breed
Sun Dec 8th Watch: Minyo Crusaders perform 'Tanko Bushi' for La Blogothèque's Take Away Show
Fri Nov 15th 17 & 24 November op NPO1: Vrije Geluiden LGW specials met o.a. Cate Le Bon, Aldous Harding en Efterklang
Fri Nov 8th Watch: Björk plays surprise DJ set at Le Guess Who? 2019
Wed Nov 6th Video: Le Guess Who? x Education: students experience the music of festival artists
Tue Nov 5th 10 things you might not have discovered (yet) in the LGW19 program
Tue Nov 5th Vicky Chow gives special performance at Domplein during Keys of Light this Thursday
Mon Oct 14th Inlezen voor LGW19 met de Volkskrant: duik in de online special met o.a. Iris van Herpen, Ustad Saami, Dries Verhoeven en Holly Herndon
Fri Oct 11th Watch: Le Guess Who? volunteers share their experiences
Wed Oct 9th Gonzo (circus) presenteert: de essentiële Le Guess Who? 2019-leeslijst
Tue Sep 24th "The Master Of The Forty Nine Notes": The Quietus publishes profile on Ustad Saami
Thu Aug 22nd Le Guess Who? onthult compleet festivalprogramma tijdens line-up party in EKKO
Fri Jul 12th LGW19 curators Jenny Hval, The Bug and Moon Duo announce new albums
Fri May 31st Graindelavoix to return to Utrecht in August; special discount for LGW visitors
Tue May 28th Premiere: Arp Frique reveals new project 'Improvised Suites for Analog Machines', to be presented during LGW19
Thu May 9th Circuit des Yeux releases live album 'Reaching for Indigo: GAIA INFINITUS' recorded at Le Guess Who? 2018
Sun Jan 20th Le Guess Who? neemt prijs voor Beste Festival in ontvangst tijdens Eurosonic Noorderslag
Tue Dec 11th Cass McCombs performs 2 new tracks for La Blogothèque's Take Away Show, captured during LGW18
Tue Dec 4th Video recap: Lombok Festival 2018
Thu Nov 29th Watch + listen: Neneh Cherry live at Le Guess Who? 2018, performing tracks from 'Broken Politics'
Tue Nov 27th Watch: La Blogothèque's Take Away Show with Kate NV, captured in Utrecht during LGW18
Wed Nov 21st Watch: VPRO Vrije Geluiden sessions with Sibusile Xaba, Vera Sola and Ill Considered at LGW18
Sat Nov 10th Celebrating 30 years of Mudhoney at LGW18 + watch our Hot Snakes video portrait
Fri Nov 9th Listen to Jacco Gardner's new track 'Levania' ahead of his appearance at LGW18 tonight
Tue Nov 6th Le Guess Who? Collaboratorium: a deep dive into experimental territory
Mon Nov 5th Jacco Gardner: "Mysteriously, the things I feel connected to just find their way onto my path"
Mon Nov 5th Introducing: Poema - a fixture in the life of every student in Utrecht joins LGW18
Sat Nov 3rd "Through The Eyes of Lonnie Holley": a guided tour through Utrecht as part of our Untitled program
Thu Nov 1st Read: the official Le Guess Who? 2018 program guide
Tue Oct 30th The Heliocentrics to replace Georgia Anne Muldrow at LGW18
Mon Oct 29th Introducing: BASIS - a sanctuary for house/techno lovers at Utrecht's medieval canals joins LGW18
Mon Oct 29th LGW & Gaudeamus collaborate to present ONCEIM in Utrecht's stunning Dom Church
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 Jerusalem In My Heart release new album 'Daqa'iq Tudaiq', co-commissioned by Le Guess Who?
Fri Oct 5th Tracing the Roots: Art Ensemble of Chicago’s Great Black Music, Ancient To The Future
Thu Oct 4th LGW & Utrecht Early Music Festival start long-term collaboration; first joint project at LGW18
Fri Sep 28th Le Guess Who? Café: zondag 28 oktober in Lou Oudenoord / Karibu
Thu Sep 27th Interview: DRINKS: "Nonsense is a good reaction to everything that’s going on"
Thu Sep 20th Éliane Radigue: a personal quest in exploration of sound
Tue Sep 18th Track of the Week #17: Anoushka Shankar - 'Boat To Nowhere'
Tue Sep 11th Track of the Week #16: JPEGMAFIA - '1539 N. Calvert'
Thu Sep 6th Breakdown: Paddy Steer's Otherworldly & Wonderful DIY Weirdcraft
Mon Sep 3rd Introducing: BCUC's sensational Soweto Afro-psychedelia
Fri Aug 24th Jerusalem In My Heart announces new album 'Daqa'iq Tudaiq', co-commissioned by Le Guess Who?
Thu Aug 23rd Video portrait: Shabaka Hutchings on Impulse!, curating at LGW, and music as joyous celebration
Wed Aug 22nd Selda Bagcan returns to Utrecht in September, presented by International Literature Festival & LGW
Mon Aug 20th Premiere: Please The Trees share video for 'Infinite Dance'; new album out 19 September
Tue Aug 14th Mount Eerie announces '(after)', recorded live at Le Guess Who? 2017
Tue Aug 14th Track of the Week #12: Sibusile Xaba - 'Open Letter to Adoniah'
Mon Aug 13th Introducing: Kate NV depicts everyday life in Moscow through otherworldly, playful electronica
Wed Aug 8th A Genre In Motion: Lydia Lunch & New York No Wave
Mon Aug 6th Introducing: SASAMI: synth-subdued songcrafting from prolific L.A. collaborator
Mon Jul 30th Introducing: Canada collective Crack Cloud construct something radically new out of post-punk’s past
Tue Jul 17th Track of the Week #8: DRINKS - 'Corner Shops'
Wed Jul 11th Track of the Week #7: Katey Red - 'Where Da Melph At'
Tue Jun 12th Track of the Week #3: Ebo Taylor - 'Love And Death'
Thu Jun 7th Tracing the Roots: Vashti Bunyan and her mystical trails
Wed Jan 17th Watch: La Blogothèque & LGW present A Take Away Show with Juana Molina
Fri Jan 12th 24-Hour Drone 2018: dates announced + tickets available now
Wed Jan 10th Watch: La Blogothèque's Take Away Show with Sudan Archives, captured at LGW17
Thu Dec 21st Watch Abdel Karim Shaar's full performance at LGW17, curated by Jerusalem In My Heart
Tue Dec 19th The Line of Best Fit premieres the recordings of Protomartyr live at LGW17
Tue Dec 12th MOJO Magazine shares the recordings of Mary Margaret O'Hara live at LGW17
Sat Nov 11th Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe's show is rescheduled; Colin Benders & Maarten Vos perform tonight
Tue Nov 7th 12-Hour Drone in former factory Pastoefabriek: from sitar and cello bass drones to shamanic noise
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