UNSOUND DISLOCATION LINEUPS ANNOUNCED FOR BISHKEK, BATUMI AND NEW YORK INCLUDING COMMISSIONED PROJECT WITH MORITZ VON OSWALD AND KYRGYZ MUSICIANS
Unsound recently announced its Dislocation project/theme for 2016 and 2017, which begins in Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan, Batumi in Georgia and New York.
In Bishkek it took place on May 20th – 22nd, where legendary dub techno pioneer Moritz von Oswald collaborated with Ordo Sakhna, linking experimental and electronic sounds with traditional Kyrgyz instruments.
The Bishkek program includes another collaboration called Glacier Music between Robert Lippok, visual artist Lillevan and Bishkek’s Askat Jetigen, as well as Monolake Surround and Hamburg’s Helena Hauff. Also the line up features Poland’s Jacek Sienkiewicz, RSS B0YS, Wilhelm Bras and Kucharczyk, Almaty’s DJ Nazira and Bishkek-based Zack, PizOne, GraFF and broxxz.
Batumi events took place from May 27th – 29th, featuring the first live performance of the collaboration between Germany’s AGF and Tbilisi’s Natalie Beridze aka TBA, Berlin-based producers Lotic and MESH, Nina from Hamburg’s Golden Pudel, Unsound Krakow residents DJ Olivia and Chino, as well as a spectrum of Georgian electronic musicians including Aux Field, Jorjick, Nika J live and Severiane. This event is presented was presented by Goethe-Institut Tbilisi.
As a Dislocation event, Unsound’s New York actions are more compact than in previous years, but mark the importance of New York in Unsound’s development and expanding network, involving collaboration with three of our closest partners.
Lincoln Center will present a double-bill at the David Rubenstein Atrium on Thursday June 16, with Elysia Crampton presenting the New York premiere of a work that is part theatre and part live music performance called Dissolution of The Sovereign – A Time Slide Into The Future. Alessandro Cortini – best known for working with Nine Inch Nails – will follow with his modular synth work SONNOS. Admission is free of charge.
The Bunker X Unsound will take place on June 17, with Sustain-Release X Unsound on June 18 – the lineups will be released soon.
Remember Dislocation is the theme for Unsound Krakow this year, and that further events will take place in cities across Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Central Asia and the Caucasus in 2016/2017, involving special collaborations and commissioned projects.