Search results for "Djrum (live)" Lineup Djrum (live) Felix Manuel’s ears are attuned to the spontaneity of jazz while his production chops create original compositions out of a wellspring of samples, textures and beats. Manuel’s extraordinar... LGW Embassy: Delhi, Goa & Bangalore, India - hosted by REProduce Live REProduce Live is a peer to peer live streaming platform that showcases left leaning artistic expression within India. Their goal is to weave a new fabric by challenging expectations of what contempor... Stranded FM Having become somewhat of a mainstay in Utrecht, Stranded FM celebrate and share music from all over the globe, becoming the city’s bastion for discovering fresh sounds. During their four-year r... View more results for lineup BUY OR BURN Artists community NoEsUnaGaleria NL is organising a program with live painting sessions and performance art by artists Ricardo Saga and Mario Gildardo from Mexico and Harmke Datema-Chang and Laur... James Merry live embroidery + Q&A Presented by Le Guess Who? & Centraal Museum As co-creative director for Björk on visuals, mask-maker James Merry is primarily known for his hand embroidery on sportswear, but he also create... Faust IV Live! The cult album Faust IV was the fourth studio album released by the German krautrock group in 1973. Listed in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die, where it is referred to as a "krautrock... Le Guess Who? Lunch & Live Music Le Guess Who? will host a special lunch at LOU Oudenoord. A place for conversation, reflection, relaxation and great food. Engage in talks with your fellow festival visitors about all the things you&r... Amnesia Scanner (live) Amnesia Scanner isn’t so much music as it is a movement, one that intrudes living rooms and sweltering, neon-lit dancefloors alike. The Berlin-based duo’s profoundly impressive debut &lsqu... Islam Chipsy & EEK Islam Chipsy’s hyperactive keyboard mashing and drum duo EEK’s chaotic bliss rev up crowds into utter frenzy. This mighty Egyptian alliance is without question one of the most rowdy live a... Eve Stainton presents Dykegeist, with live sound by Mica Levi Le Guess Who? welcomes ‘Dykegeist’ - a new choreographic work from UK performance-maker Eve Stainton, with live sound conceived and performed by musician Mica Levi. ‘Dykegeist’... Dreamcrusher Dreamcrusher began on Kansas-born, New York City-based Luwayne's Glass Myspace page in 2003. Nineteen years, forty releases (including this February's ‘Dreamcrusher Plays the Hits: (LIVE 2-2-... Performance: Siti Muharam - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 On Zanzibar singer Siti Muharam’s shoulders rests the legacy of her great-grandmother, taarab music legend Binti Saad. Saad is credited as a true trailblazer, being the first woman in East Afric... Performance: Jerusalem In My Heart Orchestra - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 The audio-visual happening of Jerusalem In My Heart has roots in both Montréal and Beirut, also combining the best of both worlds. Figurehead Radwan Ghazi Moumneh has been nursing the craft of... LGW Embassy: Utrecht, The Netherlands - hosted by U? U? is Le Guess Who? participatory and freely accessible day program created for and with the city of Utrecht. During U?, programs are made with, or even fully by, local initiatives, entrepreneurs, soc... Drew McDowall + Florence To present Time Machines A/V Live When ex- COIL member Drew McDowall decided to revive the group’s 1998 masterpiece ‘Time Machines’ to the present, two decades after its release, the joke was probably not lost on him... Blazing Suns (live) Blazing Suns is an ever-evolving entity of artists, musicians, audiofreaks and sound explorers orbiting around it. At Le Guess Who?, the quartet of Salvador Breed, Boris Acket, Nick Verstand and Maart... Le Feast Le Feast returns to Utrecht! On Sunday 14 November, Le Feast invites you into a living room in Utrecht, to enjoy a feast together with people you don't know (yet). Many Utrechtian home-chefs will tran... Wanderwelle & Floor van het Nederend Wanderwelle & Floor van het Nederend present their debut graphic novel ‘De Duizendpoot’ (The Millipede). The Wanderwelle duo is known for their electro-acoustic compositions and more.... Crossing Avenue (live) Spazio Disponibile presents Crossing Avenue is one of the central projects of Donato Dozzy's and Neel's Spazio Disponibile label. Debut EP ‘Malandra’ provides a taste of what to expect: a... Grand River (live) Spazio Disponibile presents Aimée Portioli, also known as Grand River, is a Dutch-Italian composer, multi-instrumentalist and producer based in Berlin. While mainly connected to the fields of... Expo: James Merry Presented by Le Guess Who? & Centraal Museum James Merry is a visual artist, originally from Gloucestershire in the UK, who is now based in Iceland where he has been living and working with Bj&ou... The Sweet Release of Death The Sweet Release Of Death triumph over doom-and-gloom with a pinch of dark humor and a penchant for stretching guitar-based music’s outer peripheries. The group forms a maelstrom of ear-splitti... Lombok Festival Cycle or walk through Utrecht suburb Lombok's main street, and you're immediately welcomed by Turkish and Moroccan grocery stores, bakeries, the smell of kebab, and huge piles of colorful fruits sold... COSMOS COSMOS is a hybrid stage that aims to bring the Le Guess Who? experience to the world, and the world to Le Guess Who? COSMOS is a sanctuary for experimentation and inspiration, taking place from... Roberto 'SOLO' Fonseca Roberto SOLO Fonseca still lives in the heart of his birthplace Havana, which explains why his adaptation of Cuba’s musical heritage remains so refreshingly renegade and immediate. He spawned ex... Ensemble Klang presents Thrift Hybrids Claron McFadden and Matthew Wright’s Thrift Hybrids exist halfway through sonic and visual domains; the project, presented by The Hague group Ensemble Klang, intends to bridge the gap between pa... Ichiko Aoba No one does softness - so gentle it brushes moving – like Ichiko Aoba. The Japanese singer has been a staple of the country’s acoustic folk scene since her debut ‘Kamisori Otome... Wouter van Veldhoven Dutch composer Wouter van Veldhoven explores the possibilities offered by archaic magnetic sound recording, processing and playback. He uses refurbished/adapted tape recorders, wire recorders and disc... Vladislav Delay AV live (visuals by AGF) ‘Rakka II’ is the follow-up to Sasu Ripatti’s 2020 escapade as alter-ego Vladislav Delay, ‘Rakka’. However, its latest incarnation is not to be seen as a mere sequel, but... Curator: Moon Duo Psychedelic/krautrock mystics Moon Duo have risen up, understatedly, as one of the most intoxicating live acts of this decade. The Oregon band’s trademark sound is as much acquainted with minima... AEAEA In cooperation with Gaudeamus AEAEA is the new duo from composers and performers Patrick Higgins and Nicolas Jaar. Utilizing instrumental performance and live digital resampling, the aim of the group... The Body Electric (Koen Delaere) The performative character of the work of painter Koen Delaere can be compared to experiencing a live music performance or to making music in which meaning evolves while listening and playing. A spont... Rian Treanor + Leila Ziu (live) For this performance, song and dance collide in a partnership between producer Rian Treanor and video artist Leila Ziu. ‘Altered States on the Dancefloor’ sees director Ziu opening doorway... Film: La Double Vie de Véronique La Double Vie de Véronique is a story of two women that go by the same name and share the same hopes and dreams, even though the one lives in Poland and the other in France. Unaware of the exis... San Leo Italian sonic shamans San Leo deliver a swarming, uncompromised blend of heavy music and minimalism, with a particular taste for epic, cathartic live shows. Thanks to constant touring and through... Matana Roberts & Jessica Moss Matana Roberts and Jessica Moss have been close friends and collaborators for nearly two decades. Though they have pursued different career paths, they have remained linked at heart. Because they've r... Performance: Ano Nobo - Live in Santiago, Cape Verde In the small inland town of São Domingos on Cape Verde's Santiago Island, The Ano Nobo Quartet delivers a fresh take on Koladera, a guitar-driven, subtly rhythmic sound of a lighter spirit. The... Le Guess Who? Official Hangout Through live interviews and performances, listening sessions, art exhibitions and all things print and sound, Kapitaal, Utrecht’s beloved independent print workshop, will transform into a three-... Performance: Ghalia Benali - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Tunisian-Belgian artist Ghalia Benali has been on the receiving end of many descriptors - perhaps none as fitting as ‘a maker of her own myths’, as said by the New York Times. Benali&rsquo... upsammy & Sjoerd Martens (live A/V) Although musician upsammy and multidisciplinary artist Sjoerd Martens’ A/V performance originated in the Netherlands, it reflects something profoundly universal. Meandering through digital and a... Aestrid Aestrid is a three-piece veteran post-rock band from Utrecht. They're well-known for their intense live performances as well as their post-hardcore mentality; they wear their hearts on their sleeves.&... Guido Nijs & Jos Smolders Through sampling and re-sampling of pre-recorded material and live performed pieces, Jos Smolders (modular synthesizer) and Guido Nijs (saxophone and other wind instruments) are trying to find new way... Rats on Rafts: Visions Of Chapter 3 (live) Rotterdam’s Rats on Rafts’ most recent album, ‘Chapter 3: The Mind Runs A Net Of Rabbit Paths’, is proof of their ambition - and even more so is their one-off performance at Le... How Music Dies (or Lives): a conversation with Ian Brennan and Bob van Heur Presented by Le Guess Who? & De Utrechtse Boekenbar Within the setting of one of Utrechts’ finest curated bookstores, our artistic director Bob van Heur will discuss with Grammy-winning pro... Maëva Berthelot & Coby Sey performing ‘A Tender Ascent’ Maëva Berthelot & Coby Sey look at finding ways to dissolve hierarchies and to deconstruct normativity through a compassionate collaboration that explores the synaesthesic relationship betwee... Kaap De Goede Hoop Kaap De Goede Hoop builds a landscape of warm analog tones, crackling beats and disorienting voices. The live set is always different, reacting to the environment and atmospheres in the room. In a war... Nelcon 19-year-old Nelcon is THE rapper from Utrecht. He recently dropped his debut album Nelconic on one of the most interesting independent labels in the Netherlands, Burning Fik. An album filled with fres... De Nijverheid: Open Ateliers, Exhibitions & Live Painting De Nijverheid is a cultural freeport full of artists from all kinds of disciplines. Over fifty artists call this their second home, making De Nijverheid an artistic hub that sparks new creativity, une... Kickstarter x Kapitaal (Le Guess Who? Official Hang Out) Through live interviews, listening sessions, art exhibitions with select LGW? performers and all things print and sound, Kapitaal will transform into a three-day meeting place for craftsmanship and de... Le Feast Every year, Le Feast invites you into a living room in Utrecht, to enjoy a feast together with people you don't know (yet). Many Utrechtian home-chefs will transform their living room into a cozy brun... TRIGGRRD TRIGGRRD is an experimental live music performance with a vision on rhythms, inspired by beats & bass orientated genres. With only a few checkpoints prepared, everything in between is ever fresh a... Divide and Dissolve Music is a powerful tool for the oppressed, but few have flexed their artistry for change as vigorously as Divide and Dissolve. The Melbourne doom duo - Takiaya Reed (saxophone, guitar, live effects)... Le Feast (2018) Every year, Le Feast invites you into a living room in Utrecht, to enjoy a feast together with people you don't know (yet). Many Utrechtian home-chefs will transform their living room into a cozy brun... Slow Down Time ‘Slow Down Time’ is a short documentary that highlights the lives of eight individual dancers in Los Angeles during the Covid-19 pandemic. Following social distancing guidelines and filmed... Front Sessions Music platform Front hosts live sessions of Anna van Rij and Private Banking in the Marnixzaal, a hidden gem on Utrecht’s famed Dom Square. Pop noir singer, songwriter and producer Anna van Rij... Ubuntustemmen Part 1 & 2 In the Ubuntuhuis you can listen to Ubuntustemmen (voices) Part 1 & 2. In Part 1 you will hear Roos and Amara. Amara plays traditional Guinese kora music and djembé. Roos adds a layer of te... Velvet-Rebel Velvet-Rebel’s dynamic and energetic sounds carry an important message of living fully with a mysterious dark edge. His use of a tight rhythmic spine of drums combined with bass with acceleratin... GAS (Wolfgang Voigt) Wolfgang Voigt's groundbreaking project GAS is the sound of organic matter and technology living in perfect harmony. As he himself puts it: 'bring the forest to the disco and vice versa'. Voigt struct... Zwangere Guy On Zwangere Guy’s debut album ‘Wie is Guy?’, there is a swagger in his flow that displays confidence usually only found in rappers who have been around for a while. It is perhaps thi... Lyra Pramuk In 2020, Lyra Pramuk published a picture of her vocal cords on Instagram – a display-case of the force behind her debut album ‘Fountain’, arranged entirely from the sound of her... Le Guess Who? Official Hangout Through live interviews and performances, listening sessions, art exhibitions and all things print and sound, Kapitaal, Utrecht’s beloved independent print workshop, will transform into a three-... Ben Frost Ben Frost’s interests are as vast as his output is, creating music for dance companies and films, and collaborating with visual artists and poets. Frost’s music is influenced by classical... Speakers Corner Quartet & Friends Biscuit, Kwake Bass, Peter Bennie, and Raven Bush began playing together as the house band on open-mic night Speakers' Corner in Brixton, London. Fifteen years after their start as a band and more tha... Dos Monos ‘Dos City’, Tokyo-based experimental hip-hop trio Dos Monos’ 2019 debut album, followed the hype the eccentric group had spawned through their live performances around Japan and in E... Evicshen San Francisco-based artist Victoria Shen opposes signal and information through 'chaotic sound'. Her unconventional sonic havoc is carefully built with analog modular synthesizers, vinyl and resin rec... Horse Lords Baltimore experimental rock quartet Horse Lords are as unbridled as ever on ‘The Common Task’, their fourth long-form sonic inquiry. In it, they dwell once again on twisted time signatures... Horse Lords Baltimore experimental rock quartet Horse Lords are as unbridled as ever on ‘The Common Task’, their fourth long-form sonic inquiry. In it, they dwell once again on twisted time signatures... Maral Hoping to introduce audiences to ‘new ways of perceiving music’, LA-based artist Maral stitched together Iranian classical music, folk samples, noise, post-punk and dub influences on her s... Moor Mother & billy woods performing 'BRASS' 'BRASS', released at the end of 2020, is an ingenious joint effort between New York rapper billy woods (also one-half of Armand Hammer) and avant-garde poet and musician Moor Mother. The album is as m... Tutto Questo Sentire Tutto Questo Sentire is a collective started in 2014 by experimental opera singer Olivia Salvadori, composer and cellist Sandro Mussida, and video and sound artist Rebecca Salvadori. Although disparat... OvO Two full decades after their debut, punk group OvO sound just as hardcore as they did back then. Their latest record, 2020’s ‘Miasma’, sees the savage band seeking to represent... Alpha Maid Leisha Thomas is Alpha Maid, a guitarist, vocalist, and producer hailing from South East London. Her first solo release on the C.A.N.V.A.S. collective label, 2021's 'CHUCKLE', garnered significant cri... Context: Coral City Fluorotour – curated by Animal Collective Coral City Flourotour documents the highly fluorescent corals living near the Coral City Camera site at PortMiami in Miami, Florida. These urban corals are not just survivors, but pioneers who have se... Context: Little Blue Nothing - A portrait of Vojtech & Irena Havlovi by Vincent Moon Little Blue Nothing is an intimate journey into the world of Irena & Vojtech Havlovi, two low-profile Czech viola players who live in the suburbs of Prague, out of society. The two musicians recor... In Conversation: Ghalia Benali discusses ‘Hadret Ishq’ (‘the Sufi Project’) Tunisian-Belgian artist Ghalia Benali presented her new project ‘Hadret Ishq’, or the Sufi Project, live at Le Guess Who? 2021. The video premiere of the performance can be seen during thi... Zeal & Ardor Swiss-American musician Manuel Gagneux funnels the spells of black metal into howls of Tom Waits-esque juke joint blues. Suffice to say, results are nothing short of spectacular. Debut album ‘De... LGW Embassy: Tbilisi, Georgia - hosted by Mutant Radio Mutant Radio is a media platform that focuses on various directions: mixes, interviews, educational shows, live performances and discussions. Gathering artists, DJs, and interesting personalities to f... clipping. ‘Visions of Bodies Being Burned’, clipping.’s 2020 release is another cornerstone in their terrifying discography. The West Coast-based hip-hop trio, made up of producers Jonathan Sn... Mariee Sioux Although Mairee Sioux grew up with no musical ambition, music came to be the best vessel to fill a cultural void filled by severed connections to her Polish, Hungarian and Native American ancestry. Sh... Black Audio Film Collective Music as Spectral Infrastructure Black Audio Film Collective’s 1989 film ‘Twilight City’ presents the financial deregulation and spatial restructuring of London in the late 1980s as... Film: Memory House Movies That Matter presents Memory House is the mesmerizing, carefully composed debut of director João Paulo Miranda Maria that follows Cristovam living in the poor, rural north of Brazil. Whe... Neptunian Maximalism Even if Neptunian Maximalism, also known as NNMM, are more of a sparse community of ‘multi occultural engineers’ than a band per se, their mission is crystal clear; to explore the evolutio... The Strangeness of Dub Music as Spectral Infrastructure Writer, researcher and musician Edward George’s radio show The Strangeness of Dub combines critical theory, social history, a cross-genre musical selection, and... Bendik Giske Norwegian-German saxophonist Bendik Giske has likened his art to the one of a machine, but, still, through his music - most recently his second solo album, 2021’s ‘Cracks’ - there is... Pink Oculus presents Before Wisdom Esperanza Denswil’s alter-ego Pink Oculus began as an exercise to self-love. Since her vibrant 2013 breakthrough, the Dutch-Surinamese artist has risen to quick acclaim, thanks to her standout l... Public art: Niels ten Broeke & Jasper Willem De Boer – JellyFish Location: Weerdsluis Boneless, brainless and bloodless. Jellyfish are fascinating creatures that can survive in various aquatic environments. They can thrive in the ice-cold depths of the Arctic as w... CV Vision Controlled Voltage Vision is a machine in the mind of a human. It triggers feelings, samples memories and multiplies reactions. Live stepping sequencers and early electronic devices. To capture this m... Wajãpi The 3-channel video ‘Wajãpi’ follows the saga of the Wajãpi indigenous tribe in the north of Brazil while immersing the viewer in a universe of images that unveils at the rhy... Eavesdrop with Christine Kakaire In Eavesdrop with Christine Kakaire, the Berlin-based writer, editor, teacher and speaker invites artists performing at this year’s Le Guess Who? for live interviews, discussing the inspirations... Hidden Musics Shorts Presented by Le Guess Who? & Springhaver A selection of short films of Glitterbeat's acclaimed Hidden Musics series curated by GRAMMY-winning record producer Ian Brennan (Tinariwen, Zomba Prison... Patricia Kokett Another one of Knekelhuis’ exports, Patricia Kokett’s unique outlook on leftfield electronic music is in line with the Amsterdam label’s daring roster. With his 2020 debut ‘Biz... Martin Bisi plays BC35 New York-based musician Martin Bisi is hailed as iconic producer who defined the sound of New York noise. This year’s release ‘BC35’ celebrates the 35-year Anniversary his of BC Stud... Bo Ningen Even though the four members of Bo Ningen originate from various regions in Japan, the band was originally formed in London. With their fiery stir of psychedelic experimentation, vigorous noise and se... Judith Clijsters: Bored To Death Belgian dancer and choreographer Judith Clijsters isn’t just someone who constructs and performs a dance movement. She observes. More specifically, she observes our bodies, and how we use them.... FAKA Fela Gucci and Desire Marea are on a mission. As performance art duo, FAKA could just as easily be labeled as a cultural movement. With a combination of sound, live performance, literature, video and... Eartheater Queens based artist Alexandra Drewchin, a.k.a. Eartheater, throws you back and forth with her unconventional, tumultuous sound. Featuring bizarre clashes of acoustic and digital music, Eartheater&rsqu... FRKWYS: Ka Baird & Pekka Airaksinen FRKWYS is a series initiated by Brooklyn-based independent record label RVNG Intl.; aimed at an ambitious and unique pairing of modern artists and their musical predecessors for the creation of a coll... FRKWYS: Ian William Craig & Daniel Lentz FRKWYS is a series initiated by Brooklyn-based independent record label RVNG Intl.; aimed at an ambitious and unique pairing of modern artists and their musical predecessors for the creation of a coll... Future Feminism Johanna Constantine presents "Rise"&Kembra Pfahler and the Girls of Karen Black present "Fuck Island" Founded by New York-based artists Kembra Pfahler, Johanna Constantine and Anohni, Future Femi... STUFF. Belgium’s STUFF. is much more than your typical jazz quintet. Adding dazzling layers of hip-hop, funk and electronic sounds to their jazz foundation, the group forges an energetic storm of instr... Art Feynman Art Feynman is a musician and recording artist based in California. Rooted in the world’s oldest religion ‘Animism’, which asserts that all things living and inert are endowed with s... Black Midi Having formed only a year ago, London four piece Black Midi is storming UK’s underground scene with tremendous and terrifying force. Following a notorious live session at NTS radio - during whic... Islaja Islaja is the moniker of Finland-born, Berlin-based sound artist Merja Kokkonen. The ever inventive musician often furnishes her malformed pop with surprising influences and bold instrumentation. Isla... Kelsey Lu Raised in North Carolina as the daughter of two devout Jehovah’s Witnesses, Kelsey Lu moved to New York at the age of 18 to study cello. Her debut EP ‘Church’ - which gained acclaim... Cinema Perdu Cinema Perdu is the moniker of Utrecht-based Martijn Pieck, who has also been involved in woodbender and the [law rah] collective. Fascinated by urban found sounds, he works with manipulated samples a... DNMF DNMF is a Lovecraftian abomination comprised of death jazz zealots Dead Neanderthals and prolific experimental musician Machinefabriek. Two formidable elements – the latter’s shrewd on-the... Olan Mill As Olan Mill, UK sound artist Alex Smalley’s work holds a sublime measure between the realms of modern neo-classical composition and ambience, with tender and elegant clusters of sound. His late... Circuit des Yeux presents 'Reaching For Indigo: Gaia Infinitus' Haley Fohr’s Circuit des Yeux creates an unprecedented deep and rich sound. On Fohr’s latest, acclaimed album Reaching for Indigo, she combines 50s & 60s avant-garde with drone, experi... Pan Daijing presents: Fist Piece Born and raised in China and currently residing in Berlin, Pan Daijing is a groundbreaking artist, composer and storyteller who creates a raw and rare mixture of noise music, performance art, dance an... Luke Cohlen Deeply embedded in the Utrecht music scene, Luke Cohlen tries to celebrate all things that spring from his city via his involvement in Stranded FM and with his own Cultfarm events. A DJ himself as wel... Big|Brave Montreal's Big|Brave occupy a unique sonic space. Merging guitar torrents, withered noise bursts and shamanic yelps into a fully fleshed-out artistic vision, Big|Brave make believers everywhere their... Yves Tumor Yves Tumor is one of the most mysterious and gripping experimental musicians to emerge in recent memory. On his critically well-received LP ‘Serpent Music’ he combines abrasive, slithering... Sex Swing Noise brutes Sex Swing violently grasp the listener with a probing sense of acute danger. You can expect no less from an alliance of musicians from bands like Part Chimp, Bonnacons Of Doom, Dethscalat... Roy Montgomery Roy Montgomery has been a staple artist of Kiwi imprint Flying Nun. The native of Christchurch lives in an environment often struck by natural disasters, which could be why his work generally has a su... Coby Sey Coby Sey is a NTS Radio DJ and musician who released a 5-track record on Young Turks' sub-label Whities this year. A long time collaborator of Mica Levi and Tirzah, Coby now forges his own path as pro... Patrick Higgins - Hyperborea & Gesualdo’s Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday Composer, guitarist and producer Patrick Higgins (also a member of New York avant-garde outfit Zs) will perform with string ensemble of the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra. The performance will feature... Moon Duo Moon Duo’s torrent blotchy psychedelics inventively coalesce with meditative, minimalist pop. Indeed, this is inflammatory music that submerges and manifests within the subconscious like a livin... METZ Post-grunge/noise/hardcore juggernaut and overall cool Canadians METZ have released two albums worth of aural onslaught. This time around, the band frantically push their well-established sound even f... Surajit Das India-born, The Netherlands-based sitar player Surajit Das is a savant in the canon and exploration of Indian Classical Music, having studied under Kashinath Mukerjee and vocalist Chinmoy Lahere. Mast... DJ Haram Haram is an Arabic term for ‘forbidden’, which might give you an idea of what Zubeyda Muzeyyen’s work is all about. This Philadelphia-based artist, DJ and producer throws down club a... John Maus In the lexicon of John Maus, pop music has always been a vessel for endless possibility. Much like fellow voyager Ariel Pink, pop serves as the Trojan Horse for Maus's avalanche of ideas, philosophies... Mary Margaret O'Hara Declared a ‘cult hero’ by The Guardian, Perfume Genius has invited Canadian songwriter and actress Mary Margaret O’Hara to Utrecht for a very rare live performance. The undisciplinar... Madensuyu Madensuyu have always been charmed by the mysterious and esoteric, the notion that two mortal souls can inhabit a stage and conjure something bigger than themselves. Their angsty, sprawling brand of n... Vampilia As a live act, Japan’s Vampillia are an anomaly if there ever was one. They embrace and command both eerie silences and punishing volumes of dark oozing noise. It’s no surprise this 11-pie... The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda performed by the Sai Anantam Ashram Singers Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda’s devotion to spirituality defined the final decades of her life. In 1983, she established the 48-acre Sai Anantam Ashram outside of LA, where she quietly began... The Wire Magazine interviews The Wire is an independent, monthly music magazine celebrating and interrogating the most visionary and inspiring, subversive and radical, marginalised and undervalued musicians on the planet, past an... Rabit Rabit is the moniker of Houston producer, composer, DJ, and record label owner Eric Burton. He combines industrial, hip hop, noise, and sound collage to foster sonic spaces for the exploration of sexu... Deep Fried Grandeur with Ryley Walker & Kikagaku Moyo This year, Le Guess Who? will host a special collaboration between Chicago-based songwriter and accomplished fingerstyle guitarist Ryley Walker and Japanese psych-rockers Kikagaku Moyo. With both arti... Jacco Gardner's Somnium Dutch multi-instrumentalist and psych pop traveler Jacco Gardner will be heading back to Le Guess Who? this year, where he premieres the ‘Somnium’ experience. This will also be the live de... University Challenged University Challenged are Ajay Saggar (Bhajan Bhoy), Oli Heffernan (Ivan The Tolerable) and Kohhei Matsuda (Bo Ningen). The trio, which splits itself between the Netherlands and the UK, is also glorio... Angel Bat Dawid & Patricia Kaersenhout Presented by Le Guess Who? & BAK - basis voor actuele kunst Le Guess Who? and Jeanne van Heeswijk connected the Chicago-based pianist, clarinetist and composer Angel Bat Dawid with visual artist,... Girl Band When Girl Band prowl the stage, you’d best prepare for a barb-wired wallop of first class agit-rock. This Irish wrecking crew has become one of the most fearsome live units of the decade thanks... MO DJ Mo DJ is one of the first artists to successfully integrate Malian music within the electronic mixing spectrum. His journey began as cassette salesman at one of the station roads in Bamako, Mali, moon... Kali Malone US-born, Swedish-based artist Kali Malone builds a truly remarkable synthesis of analog and electronic music, drawing in listeners with discernible warmth and timelessness. Whether she’s utilizi... Dossier X (Higgins/Mirabile/Schreiber) Le Guess Who?-curator Patrick Higgins, visual artist Matthew Schreiber and choreographer Monica Mirabile will present the European premiere of their awe-inspired audiovisual project DOSSIER X, immersi... Ami Dang Ami Dang, a Sikh-American electronic pop artist living in Baltimore, splurges the canvas with a stupefying range of influences, including Indian hymns, Bollywood hits and nineties diva house. She swir... Klang & Ivan Vukosavljević present 'The Burning' In cooperation with Gaudeamus Ivan Vukosavljević’s brand new work arms Ensemble Klang with an array of deconstructed electric guitars, the ensemble reborn as prepared/tabletop/eBow guitarists.... Pharmakon Margaret Chardiet doesn't need to change costumes to completely transform on stage. As Pharmakon, she creates an echo chamber of monstrous proportions, making Pharmakon one of the heaviest and most di... Music Academy Sessions #1 - Ian Brennan Presented by Le Guess Who? & Utrecht University In the wake of his recently published fifth book ‘Silenced by Sound: the Music Meritocracy Myth’ and driven by his ongoing field-record... Lasse Marhaug A true scion of the experimental noise scene, Lasse Marhaug embodies the term noisenik and then some. The Norwegian artist frequently applies a brutalist heavy metal sensibility to his potent and loud... Marcia Bassett & Samara Lubelski duo The duo endeavors of Marcia Bassett (guitars) and Samara Lubelski (violin) originated in 2009, creating alternate musical scores to existing films. It became a neat starting point to create original m... ICP Orchestra The incomparable Instant Composers Pool Orchestra are like the Jedi Knights of improvisation: a collective of musical marvels hacking the conventions of their individual instruments, setting an arena... Conjunto Papa Upa Alex Figueira’s Conjunto Papa Upa brings the street scenes of his salad days in Caracas to the stage in infectious, celebratory fashion. Groove is the big overriding factor for Conjunto Papa Upa... Bent Arcana Does OSEES leader John Dwyer ever sleep? The prolific musician has added a new entry to his never-ending catalog this May - Bent Arcana’s sophomore effort, ‘Moon Drenched’, courtesy... Shannon Lay With her wistful, feathery voice as your guide, Shannon Lay channels the turmoil and fears of seeking out an unconventional life. Her 2017 album ‘Living Water’ was produced by The Cairo Ga... Gebroeders Dieleman van Eeckhout Meant to perform at last year’s LGW OFF event, in 2021 Gebroeders Dieleman van Eeckhout join the main line-up of Le Guess Who?. This project is carried out by unorthodox duo Colin H. van Eeckhou... Etran de L'Aïr Hailing from the town of Agadez, which is known as “the gateway to the desert”, Etran de L’Aïr capture the pulse of everyday life at weddings, baptisms, political events, outdoo... Arp Frique presents IMPROVISED SUITES FOR ANALOG MACHINES With a super contagious cocktail of Afrobeat, disco and funk, Arp Frique is the past, present and future scrambled together in one groovy, bright-lit musical skirmish. The Dutch producer’s new l... Mary Lattimore Mary Lattimore is a Los Angeles-based musician and composer who uses her Lyon and Healy concert grand harp to conjure up beautiful glacial melodies that evoke a host of memories, landscapes and allusi... Film: Ô Vallée de la Vallée An intimate portrait of the circumstances surrounding the creation of Jerusalem In My Heart’s live recording of “Wa Ta’atalat Loughat Al Kalam” (The language of speech has brok... Kevin Richard Martin & Hatis Noit Japanese artist Hatis Noit’s accomplished range is astonishingly self-taught. Hoit is inspired by everything she can find from Gagaku — Japanese classical music —, Bulgarian and Greg... Endless Boogie Formed in 1997, Endless Boogie is an American rock band who are living up to their own band name. They’re well known for their seemingly infinite, minimalist jams, onstage as well as on record.... Through The Eyes of Lonnie Holley Please note: limited capacity, sign up (between 5-7 November) via bit.ly/lgwlonnie Since 1979, Lonnie Holley has devoted his life to the practice of improvisational creativity through drawing, painti... Future Feminism Performance Archives In collaboration with Future Feminism This screening event dives into the performance archives of Future Feminism, giving an insight in the project’s history of creating explicit and extreme pe... SLAM Curated by Shabaka Hutchings; dir. Marc Levin ‘SLAM’ is an 1998 independent film starring actor, screenwriter, noise poet and hip hop futurist Saul Williams. The film tells the story of R... Blanck Mass Since the release of his self-titled debut in 2011, Benjamin John Power, aka Blanck Mass, has demonstrated his versatility as an experimental drone/ambient musician and producer. Apart from being one... Curator: Jenny Hval Whether it’s a stage, a computer screen or a page from a book: Jenny Hval’s multi-disciplinary work aims to break beyond these confining zones to form a deeper connection with her audience... Stine Janvin Norwegian-born, Berlin-based artist Stíne Janvin has the special ability to morph and manipulate her vocals into beautiful sound abstractions, to the point even where you forget it’s a vo... Rabih Beaini Lebanese-born producer and DJ Rabih Beaini (formerly known as Morphosis) specializes in grainy, imaginative analogue techno. A range of influences—improvisational jazz, krautrock, new wave, elec... Träd, Gräs och Stenar (Träden) For a band whose name translates to “Trees, Grass and Stone”, obviously, these lionized Swedish innovators have upheld their utopian ideals both in ethos and sound since the early 70&rsquo... Richard Youngs A librarian by day, Richard Youngs spends pretty much every other minute of his waking life living and breathing music. His fascinations reach all corners of the world, from Syd Barrett’s quirky... Zia Anger’s My First Film Zia Anger’s short films have premiered at the New York Film Festival and Locarno. She has directed music videos for an impressive roster of artists, including Angel Olsen, Mitski, Beach House, Z... Sarah Davachi That strange intermediate state during lucid dreams, when the body physically reacts to images summoned by your imagination: that’s a pretty apt way to describe the impact of Sarah Davachi&rsquo... Lakha Khan Hidden Musics Lakha Khan is a living legend of Rajasthani folk music. As the undisputed master of the sindhi sarangi, Khan is one of the last remaining Manganiyars to have honed this complex instrume... Föllakzoid The Chilean colossus known as Föllakzoid, are clerics of both the cosmic heritage of Can and the more progressive electronics. The trio are no longer bound by concept or narrative on their latest... Ustad Saami Hidden Musics Ustad Saami is the last living khayál master, widely considered a precursor of qawwali music that originated in Pakistan. That’s no small distinction, as Saami’s voic... Ayalew Mesfin & Debo Band Quintessential Ethio-groove performer Ayalèw Mesfin has joined forces with the renowned US-based ensemble Debo band for his first European live performance ever, and in truth, few collaboration... Lil Asaf & Mothanna Hussein Bashar Suleiman, best known as Lil Asaf, is a Jordanian-Palestinian artist based in Amman. As a producer and as MC, Lil Asaf multiplies his collaborations in a forward-thinking approach to music-makin... Other pages Le Guess Who? 2018 Press Archive The Netherlands 3FM: Eva Koreman nieuwe presentator 3voor12 radio 3FM: Le Guess Who? 2018: Ralph-Herman snapt niet wat Colin Stetson doet3FM: Timo op Le Guess Who: van gevoelige liedjes in een kerk t... Le Guess Who? 2017 Press Archive The Netherlands 3FM: "3voor12 is op Le Guess Who?, waar basketballen tegen aan het plafond geschroefde gitaren worden gegooid"3voor12: "Eerste 67 namen voor Le Guess Who? 2017" &n... Le Guess Who? 2019 Press Archive “With the able steer of festival curators Jenny Hval, Moon Duo, Fatoumata Diawara, and Iris Van Herpen, this year’s boundary-crossing festival Le Guess Who?? welcomed visitors from over... Le Guess Who? 2017 Press Archive Le Guess Who? 2020 Press archive The Netherlands 3voor12: Dit zijn de vijftig belangrijkste festivals van Nederland3voor12: Le Guess Who? slaat 2020 over3voor12: Beverly Glenn-Copeland blijft onverstoorbaar hoopvol3voor1... Le Guess Who? 2018 Press Archive Le Guess Who? 2021 Press archive "Overcoming lockdown obstacles, Le Guess Who? united a global cast of adventurous artists." - Crack Magazine The Netherlands 3voor12: Le Guess Who? strooit alvast met eerste namen en curatoren voo... Lonnie Holley feat. Nelson Patton - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 AEAEA (Nicolas Jaar x Patrick Higgins) - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Nicole Mitchell & Moor Mother - Offering (live at Le Guess Who? 2018) Makaya McCraven - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Isokratisses & Christopher C. King - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Autechre - Live at Le Guess Who? 2014 Lightning Bolt - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Mary Margaret O'Hara - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Baba Zula - Live at Le Guess Who? 2014 Cate Le Bon - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Deerhunter - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Siti Muharam - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 The Microphones - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Press info Le Guess Who? 2022 (English) Le Guess Who? is a Celebration of Sound in Utrecht, The Netherlands. As one of the most forward-thinking festivals, Le Guess Who? returns 10-13 November 2022 for its 15th... Faust IV - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Linton Kwesi Johnson - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Faust - Live at Le Guess Who? 2015 Neneh Cherry - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Maâlem Houssam Guinia & Band - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Minyo Crusaders - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 3voor12 / Vrije Geluiden 2021 3voor12 Live Sessions At Club Nine on the top floor of TivoliVredenburg, the main location and hub of Le Guess Who?, Dutch broadcaster VPRO 3voor12 recorded live sessions with artists from LGW21. Wat... The Scorpios - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Eddie Chacon - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Pink Oculus - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Damon Locks' Black Monument Ensemble - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Sarah Davachi - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Shabaka & The Ancestors - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 James Holden & The Animal Spirits - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Maarten Vos - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 LGW Embassies Together we are stronger than when we are alone. With LGW Embassies, organizations and initiatives from around the world will give a view into their local and cultural scenes via live streams. Girl Band - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Linda Sharrock - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Ryley Walker x Kikagaku Moyo - 'Deep Fried Grandeur', live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Kadri Gopalnath - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Digable Planets - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 The Notwist - Live at Le Guess Who? 2015 The Heliocentrics - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 OSEES - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Galya Bisengalieva - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Plague Organ - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Mazaher - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Alabaster dePlume - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Arooj Aftab - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Bent Arcana - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Mario Batkovic - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Destroyer - Live at Le Guess Who? 2015 Abdel Karim Shaar - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Selda Bagcan - Live at Le Guess Who? 2014 Zwangere Guy - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Beverly Glenn-Copeland - Live at Le Guess Who? Alanis Obomsawin - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Slumberland feat. Sainkho Namtchylak - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Ayalew Mesfin & Debo Band - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Efterklang - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Suuns - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 FLOHIO - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Autechre - Live at Le Guess Who? 2014 Nicole Mitchell & Moor Mother - Offering (live at Le Guess Who? 2018) Kali Malone - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Duma - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Anoushka Shankar & Manu Delago with Metropole Orkest Strings - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Ice Balloons - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Les Amazones d'Afrique - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Saul Williams & King Britt present 'Unanimous Goldmine' – Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Oiseaux-Tempête & Friends - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Aldous Harding - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Elza Soares - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Scott Fagan performing 'South Atlantic Blues' - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Gruff Rhys - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Sun Ra Arkestra - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 The Mandolin Sisters - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Tout-Puissant Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou - Live at Le Guess Who? 2015 Les Filles De Illighadad - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 BCUC - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Junun feat. Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood and the Rajasthan Express - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Farida & The Iraqi Maqam Ensemble - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Protomartyr - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Art Ensemble of Chicago - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Tortoise - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Scott Fagan performing 'South Atlantic Blues' - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Shabaka & The Ancestors - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Linton Kwesi Johnson - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Sarah Davachi - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Elza Soares - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 History Le Guess Who? 2016: A Take Away Show with Wilco: Elza Soares live at Le Guess Who? 2016: Junun live at Le Guess Who? 2016: Maarten Vos - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Maâlem Houssam Guinia & Band - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Les Amazones d'Afrique - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 The Notwist - Live at Le Guess Who? 2015 Mario Batkovic - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Mary Margaret O'Hara - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Anoushka Shankar & Manu Delago with Metropole Orkest Strings - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 The Mandolin Sisters - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Alanis Obomsawin - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Les Filles De Illighadad - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Faust - Live at Le Guess Who? 2015 Abdel Karim Shaar - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Selda Bagcan - Live at Le Guess Who? 2014 Destroyer - Live at Le Guess Who? 2015 Tortoise - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Junun feat. Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood and the Rajasthan Express - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 The Heliocentrics - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Baba Zula - Live at Le Guess Who? 2014 Gruff Rhys - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Kadri Gopalnath - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Isokratisses & Christopher C. King - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Efterklang - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Linda Sharrock - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Girl Band - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 BCUC - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Protomartyr - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Kali Malone - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Aldous Harding - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 The Scorpios - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Minyo Crusaders - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Art Ensemble of Chicago - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Saul Williams & King Britt present 'Unanimous Goldmine' – Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Lonnie Holley feat. Nelson Patton - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 The Sai Anantam Ashram Singers perform The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane at Le Guess Who? 2017 Ayalew Mesfin & Debo Band - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Neneh Cherry - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Farida & The Iraqi Maqam Ensemble - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 LGW? 2013 Le Guess Who? 2013 Live videos from LGW13 VPRO 3VOOR12 captured live performances from different locations in Utrecht. Watch below: Cate Le Bon - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Sun Ra Arkestra - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Deerhunter - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 James Holden & The Animal Spirits - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Digable Planets - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Makaya McCraven - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Tout-Puissant Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou - Live at Le Guess Who? 2015 Oiseaux-Tempête & Friends - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Suuns - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 OSEES - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Damon Locks' Black Monument Ensemble - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Duma - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Pink Oculus - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Lightning Bolt - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 Beverly Glenn-Copeland - Live at Le Guess Who? Faust IV - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Eddie Chacon - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Bent Arcana - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 FAQ Arooj Aftab - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Siti Muharam - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Ryley Walker x Kikagaku Moyo - 'Deep Fried Grandeur', live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Alabaster dePlume - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Le Guess Who? 2015 Le Guess Who? 2015 Circuit des Yeux - 'Reaching for Indigo: GAIA INFINITUS' Galya Bisengalieva - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Mount Eerie - (after) The Microphones - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Slumberland feat. Sainkho Namtchylak - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 AEAEA (Nicolas Jaar x Patrick Higgins) - Live at Le Guess Who? 2019 FLOHIO - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Zwangere Guy - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Mazaher - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Front / SPEAK 2021 Le Guess Who? x Front As part of our new, hybrid platform COSMOS, we once again collaborated with Dutch music platform Front to bring you live sessions with rising Dutch artists. Watch and listen to... Plague Organ - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 Ice Balloons - Live at Le Guess Who? 2021 LGW? 2012 Le Guess Who? 2012 Video / Photo 2021 Video Recordings Relive the festival; watch live performances by Mazaher and Suuns. The upcoming time, we'll be sharing more performances on this website and our social media. VISIT VI... About U? Le Guess Who? exists to bring people together through art and music. In 2021, the international festival for boundary-crossing music and culture makes a new addition to the upcoming festival edition: U?, a new, participative and freely accessible day program created for and with the city of Utrecht. U? will return in 2022, 10-13 November.Le Guess Who? heeft het doel om mensen samen te brengen door middel van muziek en cultuur. Daar werd tijdens de editie van 2021 een nieuw onderdeel aan toegevoegd, genaamd U?. Een nieuw, verbindend en gratis toegankelijk dagprogramma gemaakt voor en mét de stad. U? keert terug in 2022, 10-13 november. Program 2021 The full program for U?, with almost a hundred performances activities, has been revealed. Het volledige programma van U?, met bijna honderd optredens en activiteiten, is bekend. Documentary + Press Archive Representing the Underrepresented During LGW18, Canal180 shot a documentary of our festival. “Who is a headliner? Everyone has his personal headliner and I think that’s what music sh... About Utrecht "Spiralling outwards from the cobbled, canal-studded streets of the old town, Utrecht is an architecturally beautiful city in the centre of the Netherlands." - Crack Magazine About Le Guess Who? Le Guess Who? is a Celebration of Sound in Utrecht, The Netherlands. As one of the most forward-thinking festivals, Le Guess Who? returns 10-13 November 2022 for its 15th Anniversary Edition. Line-up LGW19 Line-up Le Guess Who? 2019 featured programs curated by Fatoumata Diawara, Jenny Hval, Moon Duo, Patrick Higgins, Iris van Herpen & Salvador Breed and The Bug. View the full line-up via the... 2e Daalsebuurt, Werkspoorkwartier and Cartesius Participating locations and initiatives in 2e Daalsebuurt, Werkspoorkwartier and Cartesius: Ping Pong Club, dB’s, Hof van Cartesius, De Nijverheid, The Village Coffee & Music Roastery, NAR, De Havenloods and Jimmy’s Gym.Deelnemende locaties en initiatieven in de 2e Daalsebuurt, Werkspoorkwartier en Cartesius zijn de Ping Pong Club, dB’s, Hof van Cartesius, De Nijverheid, The Village Coffee & Music Branderij, NAR, De Havenloods en Jimmy’s Gym.