Few in the field of explorative ambient music have remained as questing and unclassifiable as Canadian composer Tim Hecker. Across his 15-year career he has moved through shades of reflective electronic noise, experiential sound design, and modern composition with a deft and distinguished touch. Even so, the past few years have seen a minor renaissance in his discography –time seems to be fortifying his palette, rather than fossilising it.
Support comes from Edinburgh’s Super Inuit. Super Inuit are Brian Pokora and Fern Morris whose dreamy synths, mangled samples and jazz informed vocals come together as Dark Ambient Glo-Fi / Atmospheric Pop. Mixtapes both solo and in collaboration with poet Jessica Schouela preceded ‘Tessellate’ the first true track as a duo with a record expected by the end of the year. Performing in an Icelandic record shop in the afternoon at 1pm and sweaty club at 1am their live show has proven to be as dexterous as compelling.
For this special performance, all three will be on-stage throughout, sharing and joining in on each other’s songs, having a laugh and a blether, performing two sets of 1hr and 1hr 15mins.
Forget folklore, and get ready for intense urban sounds straight from Athens Greece by a 7-piece band including the two brothers, a soaring female vocalist, a crowd engaging MC and three virtuosi on the bouzouki, saxophone and el. guitar, that have succeeded in getting audiences all around the world to their feet!
Portland, Oregon-based duo of Spencer Doran and Ryan Carlile are the open-source musical entity known as Visible Cloaks, whose debut album Reassemblage beams to the world via RVNG in February 2017.
Anarchic, experimental German rock band faUSt formed in 1971, influencing bands such as Joy Division, Sonic Youth and Radiohead. Still avant garde almost 50 years later, the latest incarnation of the band is touring their new album, Fresh Air. “It roars with sadness and anger at a world’s squandered opportunities.” The Quietus