Le Guess Who? 2021

Featuring programs curated by John Dwyer, Lucrecia Dalt, Matana Roberts, Midori Takada, and Phil Elverum

Announcing the 2nd edition of Hidden Musics at LGW21

Le Guess Who? Recordings

Visit our archive for exclusive recordings of performances at the festival

Line-up

The full line-up for Le Guess Who? 2021 has been revealed:

Show list
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Curator: Lucrecia Dalt Curator: Lucrecia Dalt
Curated by Matana Roberts
Curator: Matana Roberts Curator: Matana Roberts
Curated by John Dwyer
Curator: John Dwyer Curator: John Dwyer
Curated by Midori Takada
Curator: Midori Takada Curator: Midori Takada
Curated by Phil Elverum
Curator: Phil Elverum Curator: Phil Elverum
Curated by Midori Takada
Midori Takada - [THUS TIME GOES BY] Midori Takada - [THUS TIME GOES BY]
Uncloud presents
Vladislav Delay AV live (visuals by AGF) Vladislav Delay AV live (visuals by AGF)
Artist in residence: Alabaster dePlume Artist in residence: Alabaster dePlume Pink Oculus presents Before Wisdom Pink Oculus presents Before Wisdom
Hidden Musics
Ghalia Benali in Hadret Ishq Ghalia Benali in Hadret Ishq
Zwangere Guy Zwangere Guy Gabriels Gabriels
Curated by Matana Roberts
Matana Roberts & Jessica Moss Matana Roberts & Jessica Moss
Siti Muharam Siti Muharam
Curated by John Dwyer
Faust IV Live! Faust IV Live!
Curated by John Dwyer
Bent Arcana Bent Arcana
Lyra Pramuk Lyra Pramuk
Hidden Musics
Etran de L'Aïr Etran de L'Aïr
Curated by John Dwyer
OSEES OSEES
Curated by Phil Elverum
the Microphones the Microphones
KeiyaA KeiyaA Rian Treanor + Leila Ziu (live) Rian Treanor + Leila Ziu (live) Arooj Aftab Arooj Aftab
Hidden Musics
Mazaher Mazaher
Curated by Matana Roberts
Irreversible Entanglements Irreversible Entanglements
Curated by Matana Roberts
Damon Locks' Black Monument Ensemble Damon Locks' Black Monument Ensemble
Suuns Suuns Pa Salieu Pa Salieu FLOHIO FLOHIO
Hidden Musics
Mónika Lakatos Mónika Lakatos
U?
Lola's Dice Lola's Dice
Spirit Fest Spirit Fest
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
Authentically Plastic Authentically Plastic
Model Home Model Home
U?
Flare Quartet & Randa Awad Flare Quartet & Randa Awad
U?
The Fire Harvest The Fire Harvest
U?
Immen Immen
COSMOS
A Pear of Pairs A Pear of Pairs
Film: Milford Graves Full Mantis Film: Milford Graves Full Mantis
Knekelhuis presents
Patricia Kokett Patricia Kokett
U?
Kaap De Goede Hoop Kaap De Goede Hoop
U?
Daniel Okiror Daniel Okiror
U?
Insert Blank Records Insert Blank Records
The Strangeness of Dub The Strangeness of Dub Vanishing Twin Vanishing Twin
U?
Homemade Empire Homemade Empire
Curated by John Dwyer
Automatic Automatic
Turntable Epistemologies Turntable Epistemologies Derwish Osman Derwish Osman
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
Menzi Menzi
U?
Wanderwelle & Floor van het Nederend Wanderwelle & Floor van het Nederend
Curated by John Dwyer
Gustaf Gustaf
U?
Don Kapot Don Kapot
Curated by Phil Elverum
Duma Duma
U?
Speak UP Speak UP
U?
Nagasaki Swim Nagasaki Swim
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Chúpame El Dedo Chúpame El Dedo
COSMOS
Wajãpi Wajãpi
COSMOS
COSMOS COSMOS
U?
Le Feast Le Feast
DJ Fitz DJ Fitz Slumberland feat. Sainkho Namtchylak Slumberland feat. Sainkho Namtchylak
Curated by Phil Elverum
Mari Kalkun Mari Kalkun
U?
Greet & Meet Greet & Meet
FlySiifu FlySiifu
U?
Koen Boeijinga Koen Boeijinga
Curated by Phil Elverum
Lori Goldston Lori Goldston
Scotch Rolex feat. MC Yallah & Lord Spikeheart Scotch Rolex feat. MC Yallah & Lord Spikeheart
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Julián Mayorga Julián Mayorga
Film: Sisters With Transistors Film: Sisters With Transistors
U?
 Boxing Matches by Jimmy’s Gym Boxing Matches by Jimmy’s Gym
U?
Petersburg Petersburg
King Hannah King Hannah
Uncloud presents
Galya Bisengalieva Galya Bisengalieva
Pan•American Pan•American Film: Mrs. F (+ Q&A with the director) Film: Mrs. F (+ Q&A with the director)
U?
Public art: AKMAR – Vanitas Public art: AKMAR – Vanitas
U?
Cengiz Arslanpay Cengiz Arslanpay
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
Turkana Turkana
Film: Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision Of Paradise Film: Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision Of Paradise
Curated by Phil Elverum
Mariee Sioux Mariee Sioux
Sessa Sessa
U?
Stiltecoupé Stiltecoupé
U?
Lombok Food Market Lombok Food Market
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
De Schuurman De Schuurman
Blak Saagan Blak Saagan
U?
Sun-Mi Hong Sun-Mi Hong
U?
Collectief Stadswevers Collectief Stadswevers
U?
Public art: Charlotte Roger – Inner Geography Public art: Charlotte Roger – Inner Geography
Curated by Phil Elverum
Tenniscoats Tenniscoats
U?
Otto Kokke Otto Kokke
U?
Sound in Motion Sound in Motion
U?
Ulu Moskee Tours Ulu Moskee Tours
Curated by John Dwyer
DMBQ DMBQ
U?
Marathon Marathon
Film: We Intend To Cause Havoc Film: We Intend To Cause Havoc
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Felix Kubin Felix Kubin
Cucina Povera Cucina Povera Lael Neale Lael Neale
Uncloud presents
Ana Roxanne Ana Roxanne
U?
U Create! U Create!
L'Rain L'Rain
U?
Nelcon Nelcon
Black Audio Film Collective Black Audio Film Collective
U?
Urban Stories of U? Urban Stories of U?
U?
Public art: Vermeulen&Dubbeldam – PS Blub Public art: Vermeulen&Dubbeldam – PS Blub
Eddie Chacon Eddie Chacon
U?
Juan Juan Juan Juan
University Challenged University Challenged Ikram Bouloum Ikram Bouloum Bendik Giske Bendik Giske
COSMOS
Le Guess Who? Official Hangout Le Guess Who? Official Hangout
U?
Kleine Crack & Slagter Kleine Crack & Slagter
CV Vision CV Vision
U?
Nonsense Note Nonsense Note
COSMOS
Front Sessions Front Sessions
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Sea Urchin Sea Urchin
OvO OvO
U?
TRIGGRRD TRIGGRRD
Curated by Matana Roberts
AGF AGF
COSMOS
Slow Down Time Slow Down Time
Curated by Matana Roberts
Jessica Moss Jessica Moss
COSMOS
Albic Occult Albic Occult
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Víctor Herrero Víctor Herrero
La Vida Es Un Mus presents
Kohti Tuhoa Kohti Tuhoa
U?
Big Hare Big Hare
Knekelhuis presents
De Ambassade De Ambassade
U?
Inkhorn Controversy Inkhorn Controversy
U?
I Think I Think I Think I Think
COSMOS
Eavesdrop with Christine Kakaire Eavesdrop with Christine Kakaire
COSMOS
The Late Frique Show The Late Frique Show
U?
Public art: Wilhelmusvlug – All My Colours Public art: Wilhelmusvlug – All My Colours
Ichiko Aoba Ichiko Aoba
Curated by Matana Roberts
Klein Klein
Curated by Midori Takada
Ensemble Klang presents Thrift Hybrids Ensemble Klang presents Thrift Hybrids
U?
GHAFAR & MIRWAIS GHAFAR & MIRWAIS
Shannon Lay Shannon Lay
U?
Zeldzame Zeldzame
Film: Cryptozoo Film: Cryptozoo
U?
Tramhaus Tramhaus
Conjunto Papa Upa Conjunto Papa Upa
U?
Mevrouw Tamara Mevrouw Tamara
Aksak Maboul Aksak Maboul Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes
U?
Women of De Voorkamer Women of De Voorkamer
U?
Howart Howart
U?
Ubuntustemmen Part 1 & 2 Ubuntustemmen Part 1 & 2
U?
Open Ateliers, Exhibitions & Live Painting Open Ateliers, Exhibitions & Live Painting
Alogte Oho & His Sounds of Joy Alogte Oho & His Sounds of Joy
U?
The Body Electric (Koen Delaere) The Body Electric (Koen Delaere)
U?
Smudged Smudged
Tara Clerkin Trio Tara Clerkin Trio PAINT PAINT
U?
Vechtclub Market Vechtclub Market
Uncloud presents
Mark IJzerman & Sébastien Robert present As Above, So Below Mark IJzerman & Sébastien Robert present As Above, So Below
Masma Dream World Masma Dream World
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Tarta Relena Tarta Relena
India Tapes (1969-1972) India Tapes (1969-1972)
COSMOS
Reports from Other Continents Reports from Other Continents
Music for Airports, Playlists, and Other Rent-Seeking Platforms Music for Airports, Playlists, and Other Rent-Seeking Platforms
Knekelhuis presents
Spill Gold Spill Gold
Film: SPAZA – Road to Johannesburg Film: SPAZA – Road to Johannesburg
COSMOS
Arsenal Arsenal
U?
Stranded FM Festival Radio Stranded FM Festival Radio
U?
De Witte Kunst De Witte Kunst
Kelman Duran B2B Lil C Kelman Duran B2B Lil C
U?
Stories of Lombok (Buurttour) Stories of Lombok (Buurttour)
Knekelhuis presents
Reymour Reymour
U?
Brewpub De Kromme Haring: LGW Yuzu Pale Ale Brewpub De Kromme Haring: LGW Yuzu Pale Ale
The Botanical Revolution / Jasper Hagenaar / Antonis Pittas / Modern Love The Botanical Revolution / Jasper Hagenaar / Antonis Pittas / Modern Love Space Afrika Space Afrika
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Camille Mandoki Camille Mandoki
U?
Loui Lind Loui Lind
Lubomyr Melnyk Lubomyr Melnyk
U?
Kamiel Thomas Kamiel Thomas
Curated by John Dwyer
Earth Girl Helen Brown Earth Girl Helen Brown
U?
Le Guess Who? Lunch & Live Music Le Guess Who? Lunch & Live Music
Uncloud presents
Near Stoic Near Stoic
U?
Shoko Igarashi Shoko Igarashi
U?
Guido Nijs & Jos Smolders Guido Nijs & Jos Smolders
U?
Interbellum Interbellum
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Don The Tiger Don The Tiger
U?
Ping Pong & DJ’s Ping Pong & DJ’s
U?
The Ear The Ear
Nyege Nyege Tapes present Hakuna Kulala Club Night
Marcelle/Another Nice Mess Marcelle/Another Nice Mess
Film: Memory House Film: Memory House Angel Bat Dawid Angel Bat Dawid Parrenin/Weinrich/Rollet Parrenin/Weinrich/Rollet
COSMOS
Danseruna Danseruna
Meril Wubslin Meril Wubslin
Curated by John Dwyer
Old Time Relijun Old Time Relijun
U?
ZALM ZALM
U?
Le Guess Who? Official Hangout Le Guess Who? Official Hangout
U?
Public art: Cem Berendsen & Wessel Kok – FROM NOISE Public art: Cem Berendsen & Wessel Kok – FROM NOISE
U?
Dabke Workshop Dabke Workshop
Nicolini Nicolini
U?
Aurélie Poppins & RomanOwitch Aurélie Poppins & RomanOwitch
U?
Ayman Maas Ayman Maas
U?
Girls In Synthesis Girls In Synthesis
Trio SonCe Trio SonCe Sons Of Kemet with Special Guests Sons Of Kemet with Special Guests Ilsha Ilsha Alexander Scriabin - 'Le Poème du Feu' performed by Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Alexander Toradze Alexander Scriabin - 'Le Poème du Feu' performed by Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Alexander Toradze San Leo San Leo Radical Spectrality: Laura Grace Ford Radical Spectrality: Laura Grace Ford
Curated by Matana Roberts
Oren Ambarchi Oren Ambarchi
Kiko Dinucci Kiko Dinucci
U?
OBSESSED! Jewellery Festival presents Anouk van Klaveren OBSESSED! Jewellery Festival presents Anouk van Klaveren
U?
Combo Qazam Combo Qazam
U?
Paranoid State Paranoid State
Curated by John Dwyer
Brigid Dawson & Sunwatchers Brigid Dawson & Sunwatchers
Mario Batkovic Mario Batkovic Turntable Methodologies & Sound of Music Turntable Methodologies & Sound of Music
Knekelhuis presents
Jean-Luc Jean-Luc
U?
Public art: Ginta Tinte Vasermane – Working Frames Public art: Ginta Tinte Vasermane – Working Frames
Arushi Jain Arushi Jain YUNIS YUNIS Plague Organ Plague Organ
U?
Public art: Jeroen van der Most & Peter van der Putten – Letters from Nature Public art: Jeroen van der Most & Peter van der Putten – Letters from Nature
COSMOS
SPAZA – Road to Johannesburg SPAZA – Road to Johannesburg
Uncloud presents
Uncloud Transliminal Exhibition Uncloud Transliminal Exhibition
COSMOS
Errans Errans
U?
BoterBoter BoterBoter
Hidden Musics
Ored Recordings: Jrpjej & Zaur Nagoy Ored Recordings: Jrpjej & Zaur Nagoy
U?
Public art: Opening Walk Public art: Opening Walk
Ronald Langestraat & Tim Koh Ronald Langestraat & Tim Koh
U?
Open Podium West Open Podium West
Curated by John Dwyer
John Surman & Alexander Hawkins John Surman & Alexander Hawkins
Maarten Vos & Maotik present Erratic Weather Maarten Vos & Maotik present Erratic Weather Lucinda Chua Lucinda Chua
U?
Public art: Niels ten Broeke & Jasper Willem De Boer – JellyFish Public art: Niels ten Broeke & Jasper Willem De Boer – JellyFish
COSMOS
Pep Navigates Pep Navigates
The Chisel The Chisel
U?
Aestrid Aestrid
Pink Siifu Pink Siifu Film: Ryuichi Sakamoto: CODA Film: Ryuichi Sakamoto: CODA Elephant – with Alabaster DePlume Elephant – with Alabaster DePlume Gebroeders Dieleman van Eeckhout Gebroeders Dieleman van Eeckhout Jamael Dean & Sharada Shashidhar Quartet Jamael Dean & Sharada Shashidhar Quartet Sunwatchers Sunwatchers
Uncloud presents
claire rousay claire rousay
Curated by Lucrecia Dalt
Typhonian Highlife Typhonian Highlife
U?
Public art: Aïda Gómez – Hide and seek Public art: Aïda Gómez – Hide and seek
U?
Wouter van Veldhoven Wouter van Veldhoven
Neptunian Maximalism Neptunian Maximalism
U?
BUY OR BURN BUY OR BURN
U?
Velvet-Rebel Velvet-Rebel
Curated by Matana Roberts
Ice Balloons Ice Balloons
COSMOS
Promises: Through Congress Promises: Through Congress
U?
burger service burger service
Don Melody Club Don Melody Club James Holden & Wacław Zimpel James Holden & Wacław Zimpel
COSMOS
Every Thought Flies (Time is the Teacher) Every Thought Flies (Time is the Teacher)
U?
Boomhut & Friends + Noordzee Boomhut & Friends + Noordzee
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