Unsound Festival 2011 Guide

FRIDAY APRIL 1st

Unsound Labs: COLLABORATIONS 1
Issue Project Room, Brooklyn – Price $12/$10
HATI (Poland) duo with Z’EV (UK) / ANNA ZARADNY (Poland) duo with AKI ONDA (Japan/USA) / DAWID SZCZESNY (Poland) duo with MERCE (USA)
File Under: Experimental, Improvisation, Electronic, Industrial

SATURDAY APRIL 2nd

Unsound Labs: TOUR / ARTISTS TALK / SCREENING

Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building, New York Price – FREE
Tour COLUMBIA-PRINCETON ELECTRONIC MUSIC CENTER,
Listen to sound artists KABIR CARTER + ED OSBORN discuss AURALITY, MOTION, ARCHITECTURE and watch the film MISINFORMATION featuring music by MORDANT MUSIC
Unsound Labs: COLLABORATIONS 2
Issue Project Room, Brooklyn – Price $15 / $12
GÜNTER MÜLLER (Germany / Switzerland) meets TAYLOR DUPREE (USA) / NORBERT MÖSLANG (Switzerland) meets LIZZI BOUGATSOS (USA) /
JASON KAHN (USA / Switzerland) meets RICHARD KAMERMAN (USA) / MKM (Switzerland)
File Under: Improvisation, Indie-Rock, Ambient, Experimental, Jazz

SUNDAY APRIL 3rd:

Unsound Labs: DISCUSSIONS
Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building, New York Price FREE
STEPHEN VITIELLO discusses his installations, the team behind ((AUDIENCE)) discuss the Cinema as concert hall, DEAF CENTER discuss their work.

SUNDAY APRIL 3rd

Unsound Labs: GOSEPL OF THE SKULL
Littlefield, Brooklyn – Price $10 / 21+ only
THE SKULL DEFEKTS (Sweden) featuring DANIEL HIGGS (USA) – New York Debut / ZOMES (USA)PAUL WIRKUS (Germany)
File Under: Indie-rock, Experimental

MONDAY APRIL 4th

Unsound Labs: NOSFERATU
BAM Rose Cinemas, Brooklyn – Price $15 / $10
F.W. Murnau’s NOSFERATU– color tinted restoration in 35mm with live score by SVARTE GREINER (Norway) and PAUL WIRKUS (Poland / Germany)
File Under: Film, Indie-rock, Ambient, Experimental

TUESDAY APRIL 5th

Unsound Labs: ((audience)) – Cinema for the Ear
Film Society of Lincoln Center Walter Reade Theater, New York – Price $12
SOUNDTRACK: RAIME (UK), DEMDIKE STARE (UK), PETER KUTIN (Austria), FELIX KUBIN / BORIS D HEGENBART-MATSUI (Germany),
CLAY GOLD (Russia / China), BRYAN JACOBS (USA) and
DAMIAN VOLPE / MATT ROCKER / ROBERT EGGERS (USA) “Tell Tale Heart” / PAMELA Z (USA) Note: none of these artists are appearing in person
File Under: Cinema, Sound Art, Soundtracks, Experimental, Dubstep, Electronic

WEDNESDAY APRIL 6th

OFFICIAL USFNYC 2011 OPENING NIGHT
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York – Price $20-$30
KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI (Poland)
performed by SINFONIETTA CRACOVIA (Poland)
STEVE REICH (USA)
performed by
SINFONIETTA CRACOVIA (Poland)
Music for SOLARIS (North American Debut)
performed by BEN FROST (Iceland / Australia), DANÍEL BJARNASON (Iceland), SINFONIETTA CRACOVIA (Poland)
with film manipulations from BRIAN ENO / NICK ROBERTSON (UK)

File Under: Modern Classical, Experimental, Electronic

THURSDAY APRIL 7th

MODULAR DREAMS
David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, New York
Target Free Thursdays – Price FREE
ATOM™ (Germany / Chile) NYC debut / MORTON SUBOTNICK (USA) and LILLEVAN (Germany) present “Silver Apples of the Moon Revisited”
File Under: Electronic

THURSDAY APRIL 7th

BEYOND THE DARK
Judson Memorial Church, New York – Price $12 adv / $15 door
HENRYK MIKOŁAJ GÓRECKI (Poland) performed b SINFONIETTA CRACOVIA (Poland) / DEAF CENTER (Norway)
File Under: Modern Classical, Experimental, Ambient

FRIDAY APRIL 8th

FRKWYS LIVE Unsound Edition
(le) Poisson Rouge, New York – Price $12 adv / $15 door
ALAN HOWARTH (USA) /
HARALD GROSSKOPF (Germany) & FRIENDS perform Synthesist New York debut / EMERALDS (USA) / EMERALDS & JOHN HOWARTH (USA) World Debut
Note: Grosskopf’s “friends” include A.R.PBLONDESLAUREL HALOPINK SKULLJULIANNA BARWICKJAMES FERRARO
File Under: Electronic, Soundtracks, Experimental, Indie-Rock

FRIDAY APRIL 8th

MORTON SUBOTNICK – Lecture / Demonstrations
Greenwich House Music School, New York – Price $15 / $10
MORTON SUBOTNICK (USA)
File Under: Electronic

FRIDAY APRIL 8th

BASS MUTATIONS
The Bunker, Public Assembly, Brooklyn – Price $30
KODE9 (UK) DJ Set / APPLEBLIM (UK) DJ Set/ BADAWI (USA) Live / LONE (UK) Live (US debut) / SPATIAL (UK) Live & DJ Set / SEPALCURE (USA) Live /
DORIAN CONCEPT(Austria) Live (US debut) / DAVE Q (USA) DJ Set /
CHANCHA VIA CIRCUITO (Argentina) DJ Set/ KONTEXT (Russia) DJ Set (US debut) / ELEVEN TIGERS (Lithuania) Live (US debut) / THE PANTHOM ZEPPY ZEP (Poland) DJ Set (US debut)
File Under: Club Event, Bass Music, Dubstep, Experimental

SATURDAY APRIL 9th

DISCUSSIONS
Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building, New York Price – FREE
MARCUS SCHMICKLERCOH discuss their work, LUSTMORD discusses his work and RESYNTHESIS: SYNTHETIC MUSIC EXPLORATION, THEN AND NOW discusses the work of HARALD GROSSKOPF
File Under: Electronic, Experimental

SATURDAY APRIL 9th

OCEANS OF NOISE
Littlefield, Brooklyn – Price $10 21+ only

COH (Russia) / CARLOS GIFFONI (USA) /  ROBERT PIOTROWICZ (Poland) duo with C. SPENCER YEH (USA) / MARCUS SCHMICKLER (Germany) /
INSTANT COFFEE (Lisle Ellis /M.C. Scmidt /Jason Willett) (USA)

SATURDAY APRIL 9th

THE BUNKER Unsound Edition
The Bunker, Public Assembly, Brooklyn – Price $30

OCTAVE ONE (USA) Live – New York debut / ONI AYHUN (*) USA debut / KiNK (Bulgaria) Live (New York debut) / TIN MAN (Finland / USA) Live (New York debut) / PETAR DUNDOV (Croatia) DJ Set / PULSHAR (Spain) Live  (US debut) / SAMULI KEMPPI (Finland) Live / GLITTERBUG (Germany) Live /
JUREK PRZEZDZIECKI (Poland) Live / CHRISTINA CHATFIELD (USA) Live (New York debut) / KAMIL JANKOWIAK (Poland / USA) DJ Set

SUNDAY APRIL 10th

TALK / SCREENING
Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building, New York Price FREE
Talk – ALAN HOWARTH ON MOVIE MUSIC AND SOUND
Screening – DECONSTRUCTING DAD: THE MUSIC, MACHINES, AND MYSTERY OF RAYMOND SCOTT

SUNDAY APRIL 10th

IMMERSION
Abrons Arts Center, New York – Price $20 / 21+ only
LUSTMORD (UK) New York debut / VOID OV VOICES (Hungary) New York debut / ROBERT PIOTROWICZ (Poland)

SUNDAY APRIL 10th

CLOSING PARTY
Hotel Chantelle, New York – Price FREE
RUNAWAY (USA) / ERIKA SHERMAN (USA) / BETHANY BENZUR (USA)

Unsound Festival New York is presented by Fundacja Tone, the Polish Cultural Institute in New York and the Goethe-Institut New York

In Cooperation With The Trust For Mutual Understanding, The Adam Mickiewicz Institute, City of Krakow, Krakow Festival Office, 6 Senses, Austrian Cultural Forum in New York, Instituto Cervantes de New York, Consulate General of Finland in New York, Royal Consulate of Norway New York, Pro Helvetia

BAMcinématek, Backspin Promotions, Bedroom Community, The Blackened Music Series, Beyond Booking, The Bunker, The David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Electronic Music Foundation, European Cities of Advanced Sound, International Cities of Advanced Sound, Film Comment Selects, ISSUE Project Room, Kiss&Tell, (le) Poisson Rouge, Littlefield, No Fun Productions, RVNG Intl /FRKWYS, Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building.




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