In honor of their 130701 Transcendentalists Tour 2012 (featuring the gorgeous, post-classical experiments of Hauschka, Jóhann Jóhannsson and Dustin O’Halloran) FatCat Records is also issuing an EP featuring exclusive new and reworked material from all three artists. We’re pleased to bring you a pre-release listening stream of Transcendentalism, which is available below:
15 May – De Duif, Amsterdam, Netherlands
16 May – Heimathafen Neukölln, Berlin, Germany
17 May – Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
18 May – The Barbican Hall, London, UK
19 May – Cork Opera House, Cork, Ireland
20 May – Sugar Club, Dublin, Ireland
21 May – Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK
22 May – Cafe De La Danse, Paris, France
Spanish festival L.E.V. have recently announced the first round of names for the 2011 edition of the festival.
Based in Gijón, Northern Spain, the festival has a habit of rounding up some of the finest names in the business and this year is no different.
2011 brings The Bug’s side project, King Midas Sound to the stage as headliners. Icelandic ambient classical composer Jóhann Jóhannsson will be playing, as well as the post-bass auteurs Darkstar. The festival also makes a return to the live stage for Photek and Jon Hokins who has just scored the stunning sci-fi film Monsters.
All in all, a nice unique alternative to the monsterous Sonar which takes place every summer near to Barcelona. More details to come but in the mean time watch this space for more names.
Here is a small preview for 2011:
L.E.V. Festival 2011 takes place in Gijón, Spain on the 29th and 30th of April