AVANTWHATEVER FESTIVAL – JULY 13-17 2016

Avantwhatever Festival July 13-17 2016 Poster

We’re proud to announce Avantwhatever Festival – a five day showcase of contemporary experimental music that the label will be staging in our media partner Triple R FM’s Performance Space in Brunswick, Melbourne from July 13-17 this year.

The festival includes four nights of concerts at the station as well as talks, workshops and outdoor performances along the nearby Merri Creek.

Featured will be international guests Gabi Losoncy (US), Jason Lescalleet (US) and Manfred Werder (CH) alongside Melbourne and Australia’s most unique talents, all pushing the boundaries of music as we know it.

A limited release of early bird season tickets are available now here.

 

 

AVANTWHATEVER MONTHLY – MAY 2016

Avantwhatever Monthly - May 2016
Avantwhatever Monthly – May 2016
 
Clinton Green
Tim Coster
Todd Anderson-Kunert
 
The Alderman
134 Lygon St
Brunswick
Wednesday May 18
Entry $10 | 7pm for a 7:30pm start
 
Performer details:
 
Clinton Green
 
Clinton Green is an Australian artist/musician who has worked at the fringes of music and noise since the early 1990s. He writes on experimental music, and has published a novel and numerous short stories/novellas.
 
Tim Coster
 
Tim Coster explores subtle shades of sine-wave tonality like a perfumer in a library of tiny bottles.\
 
Todd Anderson-Kunert
 
My name is Todd Anderson-Kunert.
I’m currently based in Melbourne, Australia.
I perform/exhibit internationally as much as time/finances permit.
I am self represented.
I’m open to releasing on labels.
I’m open to exhibiting in your space.
I’m open to performing in your space.
I’m open to collaboration.

AVANTWHATEVER MONTHLY – APRIL 2016

Avantwhatever Monthly - April 2016

Avantwhatever Monthly – April 2016

Erkki Veltheim
David Palliser
Marco Cher-Gibard

The Alderman
134 Lygon St
Brunswick
Wednesday April 20
Entry $10 | 7pm for a 7:30pm start

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Performer details:

Erkki Veltheim

Erkki Veltheim is a musician and interdisciplinary artist. He has performed with ensembles such as Australian Art Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Elision and Ensemble Modern, and has also featured as a soloist with London Sinfonietta and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. He has performed with and composed arrangements for artists including Black Arm Band, Gurrumul, Shane Howard and Zulya, and as an improviser has worked with Australia’s leading practitioners, such as Anthony Pateras, John Rodgers, Jon Rose, Scott Tinkler and Tony Buck. He has appeared as an on-stage musician in the Belvoir Street production of ‘The Diary of a Madman’, directed by Neil Armfield and starring Geoffrey Rush, and on-stage electric violinist in Brett Dean’s opera ‘Bliss’. Erkki has been commissioned by Adelaide Festival, Vivid Festival and New Music Network, and his compositions have been performed by ensembles such as London Sinfonietta, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Soundstream Collective and Sydney Symphony Orchestra. He frequently collaborates with Sabina Maselli on audiovisual performance and expanded cinema projects. Erkki is a recipient a 2013 Myer Creative Fellowship.

David Palliser

David Palliser is a visual artist and improv musician. He plays with, amongst others, The Charles Ives Singers, The Donkey’s Tail and performs solo. He will playing saxophone, clarinet and loop pedal.

Marco Cher-Gibard

A master of the dark arts of digital signal processing, Marco has performed internationally and nationally as a solo performer and with others. Recent performances include The Make It Up Club with sister (Melbourne 2016), Long Play with sister (Melbourne 2015, Set 30 in Nantes (France 2015), the Now Now Series (Sydney 2013), Time Machine Festival with Scott Morrison (Syndey 2012), Dotolim (Seoul, South Korea, 2011), Hand Made Music Festival (Melbourne, 2011) , Rainbow Serpent Festival (Victoria, 2011), and Taiwan (Black Snail and École Café, 2010)