Mourning [A] BLKstar - Live at Le Guess Who? 2022
Mourning [A] BLKstar performed live on the opening night of Le Guess Who?'s 15th Anniversary Edition in 2022. The collective, made up of musicians, writers, and multimedia artists, has a bountiful track record, amassing several releases under its belt since 2015. Their music is for both eulogies and revolutions, as they expand upon contemporary Black consciousness by forging ongoing dialogues between hip-hop production techniques and live instrumentation.
You can now watch six tracks from their performance at LGW22 via the concert film below.
Le Guess Who? Recordings
The publication of this recording is part of Le Guess Who?’s ongoing expansion of the festival’s recordings archive, with 80+ recordings from past editions now freely available online. It contains audio and/or video recordings of Alabaster DePlume, Sarathy Korwar, The Brother Moves On, clipping., Arooj Aftab, Mazaher, Zwangere Guy, Eddie Chacon, Suuns, Alabaster dePlume, The Microphones, Mary Margaret O’Hara, Aldous Harding, Deerhunter, Gilla Band, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Neneh Cherry, Mount Eerie, Selda Bağcan and many more.
Captured at TivoliVredenburg’s Pandora on Thursday, 10 November during Le Guess Who? 2022.
Mourning [A] BLKstar:
James Longs – vocals
LaToya Kent – vocals
Kyle Kidd – vocals
Dante Foley – drums
Theresa May – trumpet
Pete Saudek – guitar, keys
RA Washington – sampler, bass
William Washington – trombone
Direction: Dammes Kieft
Camera: Anaïs Saebu, Jonathan Sipkema, Nicky Pajkić, Rikash Gobardhan, Yuma Eekman, Dammes Kieft
Production: Claudia Rison, Studio Dammes
Coordination: Barry Spooren
Montage: Jonathan Sipkema
Sound recording: Marc Broer