It might sound like a joke, but this is for real. The organisers of the Dutch music festival Incubate thought this plan up; the exact rules for the game will be revealed later, but the contest will be about speed, agility, improv and following the rhythm of a song.
What does the STUK building sound like? The space has it’s own voice formed through the echoes, resonance, feedback, undertones and vibrations. The acoustic dynamics of a space become estranged from their origins as they splinter through openings and passages.
Kalaha is the name of a new Danish group that embraces jazz, afrobeat and electronic music. The 4 group members have all made a positive impression on the international music scene:
De Hoorn is an old industrial pearl that was renovated into a new breeding spot for creativity in Leuven.
Duo à l’encre is a collaboration between two talented artists with various artistic backgrounds, sound and image, coming together through improvisation. Teun Verbruggen has become a key figure in the Belgian Jazz scene.
Feisty and with a sweet voice, but at the same time sharp and sarcastic. Leonore, the Brussels band around Chloë Nols, plays music that quietly moves from light to dark, until dawn.
Death in June is the legendary neofolk group led by Douglas Pearce, better known as Douglas P.
Peder Mannerfelt has served for the last decade as one of Sweden’s leading electronic artists.
Caught up somewhere deep in planet Earth, swallowed by an abstract spiral of sound and movement, overwhelmed by a sensation where time and space collide, artifacts, bones and echoes of repetitive chants are the only clue of reality. This is the ‘healing place of the soul’.
Islam Chipsy and his band EEK are a three-way force of nature from Cairo, Egypt described by those who’ve been caught in the eye of their storm as one
Dans Dans unites the best of three worlds. Jazz without stuffiness, rock without blinkers and avant-garde without pretentiousness. A concert of Dans Dans is by means always too short. For that we can not wait till autumn to hear the new and fourth album.
The Alvaret Ensemble is a collective based around the musicians Greg Haines, Romke Kleefstra, Sytze Pruiksma and poet Jan Kleefstra, often expanding to include other musicians from around the world.
Yuko presents their fourth album, Cher Ami.
On Wednesday September 23d sound artist Rutger Zuydervelt, also known as Machinefabriek, will coordinate a workshop ‘drawing music’ for kids (6-12y).
|Rebel Up! (dj-set)||20:00 - 21:00|
|Numen||21:15 - 21:55|
|Maurice Louca||22:15 - ...|
|Rebel Up! (dj-set)||... - 01:00|
After 3 editions, Guilty Pleasures has become a STUK START classic, and is still an endless source of fun – and shame.
|20:20 - 22:20||LARAAJI|
|20:15 - 21:00||Sherman|
|21:20 - ...||Dez Mona|
|20:15 - 20:45||Simon Scott|
|21:00 - 21:45||James Welburn|
|22:00 - 22:45||Svarte Greiner & Gareth Davis|
|23:00 - ...||Svarte Grei|
This is a seated concert
20:15 - 21:00 Lyenn (solo)
21:00 - ... Alasdair Roberts
|19:15 - 20:00||guided tour by Erfgoedcel Stad Leuven|
|20:15 - 21:00||Innerwoud|
|21:30 - 22:30||John Lemke|
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Free, following on GRIND (Jefta Van Dinther, Minna Tiikanen, David Kiers)
|20:15 - 20:45||Kaboom Karavan|
|21:15 - ...||Flying Horseman|
|20:15 - 21:00||Stan Lee Cole|
|21:20 - ...||Roosbeef|
Lili Grace, the sisters Nelle and Dienne Bogaerts, bring multivocal songs accompanied by cello, keys and electronics. Sometimes fairly cute, then again mysteriously and a bit freaky.
An evening hosted by 3 gentlemen from the underground dance circuit with a refreshing and contrary view.
In the context of MusicMakers Hacklab (more info below) we invite professor Tine Baelmans for a lecture about the connection between aerodynamics and sound.
From Februari 17 to Februari 21 2016, as part of Artefact, STUK organizes MusicMakers Hacklab around the festival’s theme ‘Up in The Air’.
|20:30 - 21:20||Sagat|
|21:30 - 22:20||FIS|
|22:30 - ...||Powell|
|22:30 - 0:00||Klåps|
|0:00 - 1:00||FilosofischeStilte (live)|
|1:00 - 2:00||Kassett (live)|
|2:00 - 5:00||Nosedrip (dj)|
'I no longer love blue skies. In fact, I now prefer grey skies. The drones do not fly when the skies are grey.'
- Zubair, Pakistani boy, to US Congress (regarding drone program)
|20:15 - 21:15||Kiss The Anus Of A Black Cat|
|21:30 - 22:30||Samuel Kerridge – Fatal Light Attraction|
|22:45 - ...||Shapednoise|
|15:15 - 16:05 Labozaal||Christina Vantzou|
|16:30 - 17:20 Soetezaal||John Bence|
|17:50 - 18:50 Labozaal||Ansatz der Maschine|
|19:20 - 20:10|
The label Consouling Sounds from Ghent started in 2008 as a safe haven for drone, doom and ambient. Other Elsewhere guests CHVE and Syndrome are housed on the label.
After the performance of POPCORN (fABULEUS) on 15 April drummer Ephraïm Cielen will give a free concert at STUKcafé (22:20 - 23:00).
|20:15 - 21:00||broeder Dieleman|
|21:15 - ...||Josephine Foster|
Nele Needs A Holiday is the band of charming leading lady Nele Van den Broeck.
|20:15 - 21:10||Astronaute|
|20:30 - 22:30||Echo Beatty|
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STUK celebrates the end of the season. This year, we organize the eindFEEST on Friday May 27, which means everyone can come party with us without having to take the day off afterwards! In order to avoid massive queues, you can book your tickets online in advance.
Hot Wood, the latest release from The Violent Husbands could have been taken from the Native Belgian Pop and Field Recording Archives, if there ever was such a collection. The three members (Dijf Sanders, Jason and Benjamin Dousselaere) only needed 4