Room40’s Open Frame festival to feature unique sets by Charlemagne Palestine, William Basinski, Pan Daijing, and a newly commissioned work by Éliane Radigue

Room40's Open Frame festival to feature unique sets by Charlemagne Palestine, William Basinski, Pan Daijing, and a newly commissioned work by Éliane Radigue
Famed electronic composer Éliane Radigue (Photo: Delphine Migueres, Fondation A.R.M.A.N.)

Like the ne plus ultra of avant-garde experimental music? Trailblazing improv and powerful installation-bound sound art?? Fancy kaleidoscopic melting-pot performances by rebels with a penchant for “divinities” and new compositions by one of France’s most important electronic evangelists??? Renowned sonic adventurer Lawrence English has you covered. English’s Room 40 label has been “day one” since, well, day one; and to prove it further, he is about to present a two-day festival of formidable free artists in Sydney, Australia at the end of this month.

Open Frame will take place in Sydney at the Carriageworks multi-arts center on June 28 and 29 and packs an intensity-inspired lineup, featuring William Basinski (playing a new work), Charlemagne Palestine (his only solo piano concert in Australia), Pan Daijing (solo and part of The Speaker performance), Drew McDowall (presenting Coil’s Time Machines), and — last but not least — a newly commissioned work by French electronic pioneer Éliane Radigue (the world premiere of Occam XXIV, performed by the Australian academic, musician and graphic scorer Cat Hope!).

Tickets for this two-days-long feast for the ears and intellect can be purchased here. Meanwhile, a Radigue vimeo primer and the full lineups are below:

06.28.18 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - Carriageworks

• Éliane Radigue’s ‘Occam XXIV’ performed by Cat Hope (World Premiere)
• Charlemagne Palestine (Australian Exclusive)
The Speaker performed by Werner Dafeldecker, Pan Daijing & Valerio Tricoli
• Ears Have Ears DJs

06.29.18 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - Carriageworks

• William Basinski (performing new work)
• Pan Daijing
• Drew McDowall presents Coil’s Time Machines
• Gail Priest
• Ears Have Ears DJs

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