SKAŅU MEŽS FESTIVAL FOR ADVENTUROUS MUSIC
First confirmed acts:
-) Ex-vocalist and guitarist of the now-defunct legendary indie rock group Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore, and Swedish experimental music multi-instrumentalist Mats Gustafsson.
-) Experimental singer-songwriter Liz Harris a.k.a. Grouper.
-) Alternative hip-hop artist Busdriver/.
-) Ambient music composer William Basinski.
-) Composer, focusing on analog synthesizers and pattern repetition, Caterina Barbieri*.
-) Noise music duo NAKED*.
-) Techno producer and chief of Downwards Records, Regis.
-) Footwork pioneer RP Boo.
-) Experimental metal band TESA*.
More info: www.skanumezs.lv/en
Stay tuned for further announcements.
Skaņu Mežs festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture of Latvia, State Culture Capital Foundation, the Municipality of Riga, Trust for Mutual Understanding as well as iRobot, Valmiermuiža and Red Bull Music Academy.
Skaņu Mežs is also a member of the SHAPE platform for innovative music and audiovisual art, supported by the „Creative Europe” program of the European Union, and I.C.A.S., an international network of festivals, devoted to adventurous sound.