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Eastern Daze III

Mike Cooper (UK), Giancarlo Toniutti (IT), Typhonian Highlife (US), Nibul (FR), Manuel Göttsching performs ‘E2-E4’ (DE), Les Filles de Illighadad (NE), Sanskriti Shrestha (NP), Bear Bones, Lay Low (ve/be) YZ (BE), Stephane Ginsburgh (BE) performs Dennis Johnson’s 'November', 'A Story of Sahel Sounds' film, 'Sakala' film, record fair
Fri. 25 November — Sun. 27 November 2016
Vooruit, Ghent
doors: 21:00

The Eastern Daze festival — a collaboration between Vooruit, Kraak & Sound in Motion — is having it’s third edition. For three days art centre Vooruit will be the centre of hypnotic and adventurous music with a healthy disregard for genre, national


Fri 25 November 2016

20:00 Giancarlo Toniutti
21:00 Typhonian Highlife
22:00 Mike Cooper
23:00 Nibul

Sat 26 November 2016

15:00 Panel Talk / Record Fair (theaterzaal / foyer)
16:00 Sakala (theaterzaal)
16:15 A Story of Sahel Sound (theaterzaal)
20:00 Sanskriti Shrestha (Balzaal)
21:00 Les Filles De Illighadad (Balzaal)
22:00 Bear Bones, Lay Low (Balzaal)
23:00 Manuel Göttsching (Balzaal)
00:00 YZ (Café)

Mon 27 November 2017

15:00 Stephane Ginsburgh

Giancarlo Toniutti

Giancarlo Toniutti is an electro-acoustic composer, anthropologist and visual artist living and working in Italy. Ever since the very early eighties he has been steadily building a completely unique ‘universe of sound’ through detailed tape collage and

Typhonian Highlife

One could easily say US experimentalist Spencer Clark is the ultimate shapeshifter. Notorious with ‘partner in drone’ James Ferraro as The Skaters or on his own under hilarious monikers like Monopoly Child Searcher, Vodka Soap and Black Joker amongst m

Mike Cooper

At 70 years old, Mike Cooper is a highly inventive bottleneck slideguitarist, a veteran of the music world and a fearless world traveller. During the sixties he was one of the upcoming stars of the British Blues and Folk boom, next to six string heroes


Yes people, there’s an underground music scene in Toulouse and one of the best things coming out of it is an unknown duo named Nibul who can put down some of the most hypnotic, trance inducing drones that side of the border. Armed with a saxophone, loo

Manuel Göttsching

Manuel Göttsching is pretty much a living legend. The man behind krautrock pioneers Ashra Temple (with Klaus Schulze) and Ashra, is basically one of the founders of Kosmische Musik, post-Eno ambient and electronic music.

With hi

Les Filles de Illighadad

There is nothing the fantastic Sahel Sounds label puts out that can’t be classified as essential listening, but we have an extra special place in our hearts for the record guitarist Fatou Seidi Ghali & vocalist Alamnou Akrouni put out just last yea

Sanskriti Shrestha

Sanskriti Shrestha is a descendant of a highly illustrious Nepalese family of professional musicians and regarded as as one of Nepal’s youngest leading tabla players. Playing since the age of 4 and currently residing in Oslo, she has developed into one

Bear Bones, Lay Low

Sure, Waterloo has seen some major historic figures pass through it, but when all is said and done the most important one for us is easily Ernesto Gonzales. Nearly 10 years ago this Venezuelan wünderkid showed up in Belgium and started bombarding the l


YZ is the Brussels based youngster Younes Zarhoni. Schooled as an Arabic sufi singer he is also a lover of the Brussels nightlife where the sounds of electro and acid rule supreme. His music moves between postmodern torch songs and the kind of Arab Bas

Stephane Ginsburgh performs Dennis Johnson’s ‘November’

La Monte Young once confessed November’ to be the inspiration of his own magnus opus ‘The Well-Tuned Piano’. Written in 1959 by his friend composer Dennis Johnson, ‘November’ is a 5 to 6 hour composition that can safely be reg