Concert

Urbsounds and friends in noise

28 11. 2017 Tuesday 20:00
5€

Mei Zhiyong (CN), Ni Ko (CH), Urbanfailure (SK), g# (SK)

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NEXT 2017: 18. Annual festival of contemporary music *

25 11. 2017 Saturday 19:00
8€ / 36€

Entrance: 8, 10, 35 €

Morton Subotnick + Lillevan, The Bug vs Dylan Carson of Earth, Eliott Sharp & Gareth Davis, The Necks, Anthony Pateras + eRikm, Stine Motland, Orson Hentschel, Lambs Gamble, lll人, Love Theme, Thisnis, Fis, Diamond Terrifier, Nkisi, DJ NinOo x Puto Anderson, Lady Starlight a ďalší.

Detailed program: nextfestival.sk Čítaj viac »

NEXT 2017: 18. Annual festival of contemporary music *

23 11. 2017 Thursday 19:00
8€ / 35€

Entrance: 8, 10, 35 €

Morton Subotnick + Lillevan, The Bug vs Dylan Carson of Earth, Eliott Sharp & Gareth Davis, The Necks, Anthony Pateras + eRikm, Stine Motland, Orson Hentschel, Lambs Gamble, lll人, Love Theme, Thisnis, Fis, Diamond Terrifier, Nkisi, DJ NinOo x Puto Anderson, Lady Starlight a ďalší.

Detailed program: nextfestival.sk Čítaj viac »

NEXT 2017: 18. Annual festival of contemporary music *

22 11. 2017 Wednesday 19:00
8€ / 35€

Entrance: 8, 10, 35 €

Morton Subotnick + Lillevan, The Bug vs Dylan Carson of Earth, Eliott Sharp & Gareth Davis, The Necks, Anthony Pateras + eRikm, Stine Motland, Orson Hentschel, Lambs Gamble, lll人, Love Theme, Thisnis, Fis, Diamond Terrifier, Nkisi, DJ NinOo x Puto Anderson, Lady Starlight a ďalší.

Detailed program: nextfestival.sk Čítaj viac »

Fiordmoss (CZ) + For You Katrina (SK)

15 11. 2017 Wednesday 20:00
8€ / 6€

8 € at the gate / 6 € in pre-sale

The specific indie-pop formation Fiordmoss is heading out on tour with their new album Kingdom Come. Presenting his newie with us will be Berlin-based Ján Ďurina, with his ritual- ecstatic electronic, audiovisual project For You Katrina.

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”UTOPIAN BLUES” II: Ex You feat. Zsolt Sőrés (RS/HU)

28 10. 2017 Saturday 20:00
dobrovoľné vstupné

voluntary entrance fee

Milan Milojković (DIY electronics), László Lenkes (guitar, objects), Filip Đurović (pozauna, percussions), feat. Zsolt Sőrés (5-string viola, electronics, objects, voice) Čítaj viac »

Vlna naživo 2017 / Ján Boleslav Kladivo: Matterhorn

26 10. 2017 Thursday 20:00
10€ / 8€

Book launch and concert

The musical composer and text writer Ján Boleslav Kladivo will play his new concert program. Come to hear his song production from the debut Nahá to the current album Matterhorn. He will be accompanied by Kamil Grebeň on the bass guitar and baritone bass guitar.

Lichens (USA), Charon (SK)

23 10. 2017 Monday 20:00
6€ / 8€

6 € presale / 8 € at the gate Čítaj viac »

Pohoda party / Lola Marsh – SOLD OUT

18 10. 2017 Wednesday 20:00
15€

Autumn Pohoda party will host perhaps the most popular band from the Middle East – Lola Marsh.

Organized by Pohoda festival.

Shabazz Palaces (US), Ink Midget (SK)

17 10. 2017 Tuesday 20:00
9€ / 12€

9 € presale / 12 € at the gate Čítaj viac »

Hugar (IS), Ecetera Band (SK)

15 10. 2017 Sunday 20:00
6€ / 8€

6 € presale / 8 € at the gate Čítaj viac »

Panáčik O (gesamtkunstwerk)

07 10. 2017 Saturday 20:00
vstup voľný

Panáčik is an audiovisual platform combining music, film, video, contemporary dance, theater, and performance, behind which is Tomáš Moravanský. The projects are based on conceptual creation and collaboration of various artists. Even more unusual than Panáčiks videos with a hint of decadence pronounced vocals and electronic and live settings are shows, which slowly form from concerts to performance.

The concert is organized by A4 as a part of Biela Noc. Capacity is limited.

”UTOPIAN BLUES” I: Zsolt Sőrés

04 10. 2017 Wednesday 20:00
dobrovoľné vstupné

Zsolt Sőrés /Ahad/ (HU): My First Art Brut Symphony – New Sequences "Solo sonic drone & noise performance" for voice, 5-string viola and electronics Čítaj viac »

ZGB (CH / FI / IT)

29 09. 2017 Friday 20:00
5€ / 4€

Jérôme Noetinger & Aude Romary (FR), Michal Paľko (SK)

14 09. 2017 Thursday 20:00
7€ / 5€

Delicate and virtuosic electroacoustic jamboree for all musical connoisseurs, Jérôme Noetinger, musician-improvisator, filmmaker, publisher, and organizer. He is known as a member of the multimedia collective Metamkine and has for many years been a trend-setting element of the French experimental electronics scene. His favorite instruments include a tape player, as well as other devices, included sounded everyday objects. For three years now he has been functioning in a nimble duo with the violoncellist Aude Romary, which is equality at home in both classical and improvisational music. Čítaj viac »

Season opening: Keiji Haino (JP), Hlukár (SK)

04 09. 2017 Monday 20:00
12€ / 10€

Ten years have flown by and the merited guitar veteran from Tokyo is making his return to A4 to hypnotize us again with his uncompromising guitar ritual. The Slovak scene will be respectfully represented by an intensive electronic set from various boxes – Hlukár, a long term solo project of the experimenter Peter Kerekeš (Vritti, Aidan Zaal, Hluková sekce et.al.)

Japanese New Music Festival

14 06. 2017 Wednesday 20:00
8€ / 7€

The evening of inspirational Japanese music, when three musicians Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins), Makoto Kawabata (Acid Mothers Temple) and Atsushi Tsuyama (ex Acid Mothers Temple) will present themselves in eight different legendary projects. The energetic group mixes and deconstructs various kinds of music from psychedelic rock, progrock, jazz, classical and contemporary compositions to experimental and ethnic music. Their sound is indescribable with Frank Zappa´s sense and his belief, that humor is an essential part of music. Čítaj viac »

Ospalý pohyb / Klára a Ján

10 06. 2017 Saturday 20:00
5€ / 4€

Ospalý pohyb baptizes a new album! Material from an optimisticly called Úzkosť a rozklad (Anxiety and Decomposition) will sound in this memorable evening. The band originated as a logical continuation of older projects by composer Martin Burlas - Maťkovia and Zabudnutý ohyb. Several more or less permanent members and guests (Lucia Piussi, Miki Škuta, Jozef Vlk) were replaced in this band and recorded three albums. Čítaj viac »

Iná hudba + Kladivo / Krekovič / RBNX

07 06. 2017 Wednesday 20:00

Director Pavel Smejkal, Peter Zákuťanský, SK, 26 min., Slovak

Experience, not just a obligatory tribute. The documentary Iná hudba is a collective portrait of electro-acoustic realizators of several generations, who meet themselves on the ground of the legendary radio Experimental studio Bratislava. Sound masters, "engineers in white coats," in creative tandem with composers, they were the most inconspicuous and the unknown half to the public, but their technological invention was irreplaceable in new process of creation. Čítaj viac »

Visible Cloaks (US), BZGRL (UK/SK)

31 05. 2017 Wednesday 20:00
7€ / 5€

A music postinternet party, if does exist something like that. Portland´s duo Visible Cloaks for the first time in Slovakia. The messengers of digital hyperreality and their atmospheric ode to creativity in a dystopian era, which are shaking hands with projects like Oneohtrix Point Never, Fatima Al Quadiri or necrotizing genre so-called vaporwave - but different and individual. "Best New Music" is according to the influential Pitchfork magazine a fascinating blend of organic and synthetic, past and future. Čítaj viac »

Sóley

28 05. 2017 Sunday 20:00
12€

Icelandic singer and multi-instrumentalist Sóley comes to Bratislava with her European tour to her third studio album Endless Summer.

Organized by Real Something.

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The Physics House Band (UK), InTechnicolour (UK), 52 Hertz Whale (SK), Eustace Cranch (SK)

20 05. 2017 Saturday 20:00
10€

A prog-rock band from Great Britain The Physics House Band, known for its energetic performances, will come for the first time. With support of british formation InTechnicolour. 52 Hertz Whale, who are recording new songs at the moment, will represent our home scene. Eustace Cranch from Bratislava´s prog-rock duo Lem will perform too.

Organized by Eustace Cranch.

Dälek (USA), theclosing (AT), Batcha De Mental (SK)

10 05. 2017 Wednesday 20:00
11€ / 9€

Dälek

Iconic underground hip-hop from New Jersey is back.

/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/- Čítaj viac »

FRESH AIR: Jenny Hval (NO) + support t.b.a.

26 04. 2017 Wednesday 20:00
10€ / 8€

Norwegian artist and writer Jenny Hval has developed her distinct take on intimate sound since the release of her debut album in 2006. For her last two solo albums, 2013’s Innocence Is Kinky and 2015’s Apocalypse, girl, Hval’s debut for Sacred Bones, she has received thoughtful and widespread international acclaim for her fascinating voice, singular delivery and markedly non-traditional arrangements which incorporate elements of poetry, prose writing, performance art, and film. Čítaj viac »

Fresh Air: Lean Left, Shibuya Motors feat. Dymny, Kern, Pándi

01 04. 2017 Saturday 20:00
7€ / 6€

Performance of “supergroup” Lean Left is major league jazz-punk experience. Virtuoso saxophonist Ken Vandermark and phenomenal drummer Paal Nilssen-Love (just remember NEXT festival) know how to lean into it. Čítaj viac »

Fresh Air: Lean Left, Shibuya Motors feat. Dymny, Kern, Pándi

01 04. 2017 Saturday 20:00
7€ / 6€

Ken Vandermark & Paal Nilssen-Love have played together since 2000 in various settings & as duo since 2002. The duo work within free expression while including a strong element of heavy rhythmic groove, melody, sound & noise. Together, they join Andy Moor & Terrie Ex of Dutch legends THE EX, who are known for mixing elements of rock, free improvisation,traditional folk & abstract noise to create their own very unique sound world. Čítaj viac »

FRESH AIR: Stian Westerhus, L'Ocelle Mare, MS Mutt

16 03. 2017 Thursday 20:00
7€ / 6€

Stian Westerhus is a Norwegian guitarist known for his experimental style, exposed with keyboardist Øystein Moen in the bands Jaga Jazzist and Puma and in collaborations with musicians like Sidsel Endresen, Nils Petter Molvær, Arve Henriksen, Jan Bang and Ingar Zach.

L'Ocelle mare mainly composes for six nylon strings Banjo, harmonica reeds (beaten or blowed), mouth organ, tuning forks, microphones, amps, feet tapping and metronom.  Čítaj viac »

MULTIPLACE #15: MULTIPLES / Gazelle Twin, M.E.S.H., Sound Sleep

02 03. 2017 Thursday 20:00
7€

MULTIPLACE #15: MULTIPLES / Gazelle Twin, M.E.S.H., Sound Sleep

Sound Sleep, the side-project of sound surgeon and Exitab veteran Dead Janitor, extends an exciting run of tapes into a trilogy with the latest installment called Blank. Two fifteen-minute collages carry on with the tradition of raw psych-synth, subliminal drum patterns and impressive transitions layered with an enormous range of brain scratching glitches. Everything is glued together with a cold industrial atmosphere - a trademark of both Sound Sleep and Dead Janitor. Čítaj viac »

Art’s Birthday Party 2017: Ravello

17 01. 2017 Tuesday 20:00
5€ / 4€

According to the proposal by Robert Fillion, a French Fluxus artist, who suggested in1963 that 1,000,000 years ago Art was born on January 17 by dropping a dry sponge into a bucket of water, Art’s Birthday have been celebrated worldwide since 1973. RAVELLO is the Slovak contribution this year, a concert prepared by composers and electronic musicians on the theme of Ravel’s Bolero. Broadcasted by Radio Devin, EBU network and via www.metoo.sk. Čítaj viac »

FRESH AIR: André Bratten (NO), Ventolin (CZ), RSS B0YS (PL)

16 12. 2016 Friday 20:00
7€ / dobrovoľné vstupné

This time our Fresh Air series will introduce talented Norwegian producer Andre Bratten. Increasingly making name for himself all over the world, he's been compared to the likes of Aphex Twin, Nils Frahm or Andy Scott while Pitchfork and Mojo mag seem to love him too. Čítaj viac »

Funeral Marching Band (HU, SK), HRB/BOL (SK)

03 12. 2016 Saturday 20:00
6€ / dobrovoľné vstupné

Funeral song suite. Eight member Funeral Marching band was founded by Miro Toth and Gergely Kovács earlier this year. It is a reaction to relations between current music and different genres, known from work of Mauricius Kagela or Frank Zappa. They created genre “mourning free”. Amalgam of  Toth´s songs is a mixture of military and requiem music with influences from the region of Central Europe. 

Performings of HRB/BOL are on laptops, full of original songs. Čítaj viac »

FRESH AIR: Jozef van Wissem (NL), Deaf Center (NO), András Cséfalvay (SK)

29 10. 2016 Saturday 20:00
9€ / 7€

Saturday / 20.00 / concert / 9 € / 7 € presale

Dutch lute player and composer Jozef van Wissem is known for the collaboration with director Jim Jarmusch. In 2012 he recorded two albums, a year later won the top prize at Cannes for his music for the film Only Lovers Left Alive. The only concert in Slovakia presents material from the new album.  Čítaj viac »

FRESH AIR: Beam Splitter / Ersatzteile / Karkowski/Xenakis Project

20 10. 2016 Thursday 20:00
7€ / 5€

Virtuoso duo Beam Splitter, is a vocalist and cellist Audrey Chen - who starred six years ago at a festival Next - and Norwegian Henrik Munkeby Nørstebø. Čítaj viac »

Tyč

30 09. 2016 Friday 20:00
7€ / 5€

Performing: Jana Wernerová, Martin Burlas, Samčo, brat dážďoviek, Anna Anderluh, András Cséfalvay, Lenka Pastorová, Petra Torkošová, Paulina Owczarek – baritone saxophone, Gergő Kováts – soprano saxophone, Miroslav Tóth – electronics, light design, scenography Ladislav Mirvis,  Libretto, director, music, cinematography and editing Miroslav Tóth. Slovak Čítaj viac »

ba:zel

24 09. 2016 Saturday 20:00
dobrovoľné vstupné

ba:zel is an electro-acoustic project from Prague:  piano, flute, heavy bass, fragile soprano and post-techno / dub / grime beats. Duo represents Ewelina Chiu (vocals, piano, synthesizer, flute) and Daniel Vlček (beats, synths, bass / vocals). The project originated in 2014 has already long history of concerts. In February 2016 released first single "agave". Shortly afterwards, the single "PACE" and on June 20th released debut album 'Eye draw(s) the line". Čítaj viac »

Negativland (USA), The Blackwood Incident (SK)

23 09. 2016 Friday 20:00
8€ / 6€

The US team Negativland would undoubtedly become famous even without legal issues with band U2. But it happened - a parody collages of known songs making fun from a machine pop music received much attention in early 90's. Whether Negativland's projects are marked as socially-critical, conceptual or radical, they always find artistically-innovative way to face the problems of the outside world. Now, for the first time in more than 30-year history will show off new versions of their audio tracks, using its own sound equipment. Čítaj viac »

Stratocluster (CZ), Experimental Ensemble Bratislava (SK)

14 09. 2016 Wednesday 20:00
5€ / 4€

Stratocluster (Marcel Bárta - saxophone, Jan Faix - elektronics,

Tomáš Mika and Ian Mikyska - guitars, banjos, Mikuláš Mrva - bass guitar, electronics, Jan Kulka - drums, percussions, projection),

Experimental Ensemble Bratislava (Hana Juríková - violoncello, Erika Krkošková - piano, Martin Vyrobík - violin, Alžbeta Irhová - guitar, Ján Tkáč - conductor, synth, vocal, objects)

Chcem ťa zlatko... a na inom nezáleží... / Rockové verše - Robo Roth

17 06. 2016 Friday 21:00
5€ / 4€

Night music at A4: SonicART, electroacoustic music and lyrics of the legendary rock songs are performed during Rob Roth’s Live broadcast on Radio Devin. Music and Lyrics: Bob Dylan, Uriah Heep, U2, The Clash, The White Stripes, The Pixies, Nirvana, Tiamat, Metallica, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Jimi Hendrix, Metallica, Queen.
Organizes RTVS / Radio Devin.

Svepešová & Zajac

10 06. 2016 Friday 20:00
5€ / 4€

BRaK - Bratislava Book Festival Kafka Band, Sdružení rodičů and přátel RoPy

04 06. 2016 Saturday 21:00
7€ / 5€

The core of Czech-German multimedia project - Kafka Band- consists of writer Jaroslav Rudis and illustraitor Jaromír 99. The group draws on the literary work of the Prague German writer Franz Kafka, combining concerts with vivid visuals by Jaromir 99. Since September last year, Kafka Band has included their album Das Schloss as part of their performances, which is inspired by the eponymous novel by Kafka of the same name.

 

Co-organizer of the concert is the Goethe-Institut and Bratislava Czech Centre in Bratislava. Organizesed by BRak.

BRaK - Bratislava Book Festival Karpaty Magiczne / Dunajská Vlna

03 06. 2016 Friday 21:00
7€ / 5€

Karpaty Magiczne reaches out between Krakow and the village Lechnica on the Slovakia-Polish border, also the home area of its founders: Mark and Anna Styczyński Nacher. Their style has a feeling that inspire an authentic musical culture of the Carpathian mountain region, which originally was associated with electronics and other progressive musical practices. Čítaj viac »

Astronautalis, Modré Hory, Ceschi

20 05. 2016 Friday 20:00
9€

We can call it hip-hop, but we do not. However one thing is for sure - it's great music. Astronautalis returns to Slovakia with support by Ceschi, who was here last January. And finally, Modré Hory and Roland Kánik will complete a perfect friday line-up. Organized by Adam adamadam.





 

KRAA! # 3: Festival of cutting edge Contemporary Music

14 05. 2016 Saturday 19:00
5€

The Slovak creative music scene is growing and expanding and thus the experimental music website KRAA.SK has for the third time collected a marathon of

inspirational new art, with the ironic (and somwhat sincere) subtitled "festival of cutting edge contemporary music.” Come and experience the new sounds together with musicians who will explore yet unfolded ways of music. Detailed program on http://a4.sk. With the support from SOZA.







 

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