Music, Experimental

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Live at the Longlist

Live performances from some of the best of Scotland's music scene to celebrate the release of the Scottish Album of the Year Longlist. Featuring performances from C Duncan, Kobi Onyame, and a collaboration between Idlewild's Rod Jones and Modern Studies.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 26 Jul

£12 / 0131 668 2019

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Loud in London Festival

A festival with over 300 live bands at 15 of London’s coolest underground venues over ten fun filled weekends in August.

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Sat 6 Jul

£8 / 020 3325 9739

Thu 11 Jul

£8 / 020 3325 9739

Fri 19 Jul

£8 / 020 3325 9739

…and 10 more dates until 9 Nov

Blicher, Hemmer and Gadd

Soul and jazz from the trio, featuring saxophonist Michael Blicher, Hammond organist Dan Hemmer and drummer Steve Gadd.

Baljaffray Parish Church, Bearsden

Thu 7 Nov

£30 / 07743885991

The Southbank Bar, Nottingham

Sun 10 Nov

£27.50 / 0115 945 5541

Doune the Rabbit Hole

A boutique music festival that produces a strong line-up of music, theatre, comedy and spoken-word performances.

Cardross Estate, Port of Menteith

Fri 19 Jul

Times & prices vary / 01877 385223

Sat 20 Jul

Times & prices vary / 01877 385223

Sun 21 Jul

Times & prices vary / 01877 385223

Public Service Broadcasting

The London duo, who layer spoken word from vintage propaganda films over soaring beats and electronic melodies to thrilling effect, are out and about taking their acclaimed live show across the UK and Ireland. After the success of second album 'The Race For Space', their third album 'Every Valley', takes on the subject…

CADW: Caerphilly Castle

Sat 6 Jul

£38.50 / 029 2088 3143

Andy Paul: The Legends Show

Live music from the 50s through to the 80s.

Cork and Skewer, Harlow

Sat 6 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01279 443800

  • 09:00 – 11:00

Sat 3 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01279 443800

  • 09:00 – 11:00

Sat 7 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01279 443800

  • 09:00 – 11:00
…and 3 more dates until 7 Dec

Rag'n'Bone Man

Hip hop, soul, blues and funk from the London-based artist.

Brighton Racecourse

Sat 27 Jul

£45.47 / 01952 242019

Sigur Rós

Icelandic post-rockers who, like the Cocteau Twins before them, have developed their own musical language, called Hopelandish. Chris Martin loves them and so does whoever chooses the incidental music for CSI. Spellbinding or navelgazing, take your pick.

Hyde Park, London W2

Tue 9 Jul

Prices to be confirmed

With A live ambient performance by Jónsi and Alex Somers & Paul Corley.

Sound Festival

An innovative festival of new music in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. From contemporary classical music to electro-acoustic music, traditional, vocal and jazz, the festival brings together a wide range of different musical styles in a variety of concerts, workshops, installations and talks.

Various venues: Aberdeen

Wed 23 Oct

Times & prices vary

Thu 24 Oct

Times & prices vary

Fri 25 Oct

Times & prices vary

…and 9 more dates until 3 Nov

The Underdog Jam

Open mic/jam session night.

The Dog House, Edinburgh

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0131 629 0275

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Tue 2 Jul

Free / 0131 629 0275

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Tue 9 Jul

Free / 0131 629 0275

  • 21:00 – 01:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Jul

Damo Suzuki

Japanese avant-rock and krautrock singer-guitarist, best known as the front-man of Can.

The Hope & Ruin, Brighton

Thu 27 Jun

£13.20 / 01273 325793

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Wed 26 Jun

£16.50 / 0844 847 2514

Portland Arms, Cambridge

Wed 18 Sep

£13.75 / 01223 357268

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Dario Rossi

Dario Rossi makes his UK club debut.

Stereo, Glasgow

Sat 24 Aug

£10–£14 / 0141 222 2254

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Electropixel #9 – London: Beyond Listening

PROGRAMME ELECTROPIXEL LONDON Dime – Electronics & modular synth Ensemble https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nH2OUu6EKdk https://www.facebook.com/Dime-Ensemble-2118464028482822 Shelly Knotts – electronic live coding https://soundcloud.com/shelly-knotts/live-coding-practice-130917 Vincent Loret – glitch cutting…

IKLECTIK, London SE1

Fri 12 Jul

£8–£10 / 07809 727199

  • 19:00 – 22:30

Liminal Nights #1

Season of informal events showcasing the marginal territories bordering contemporary, classical and experimental music.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Jun

£10 / 0131 668 2019

  • 19:00 – 22:00

10 000 Russos

João Pimenta (drums/vocals), Pedro Pestana (guitar) and André Couto (bass) present their psych sounds.

Moth Club, London E9

Fri 8 Nov

£11

Acid Mothers Temple

'Motor-psycho' guitar action, ethnic drones and throat singing from this cult Japanese psychedelic group.

Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, London E2

Wed 26 Jun

£16.50 / 020 7739 7170

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Mon 7 Oct

£13.20 / 0113 275 2411

Cafe OTO, London E8

Sun 30 Jun

Sold out / 020 7923 1231

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Andreya Triana

Experimental soul singer-songwriter from London.

EartH, London N16

Tue 17 Sep

£19.25

Caterina Barbieri / Myriam Bleau Double Bill

Caterina Barbieri is an Italian composer who explores themes related to machine intelligence and object oriented perception in sound. Myriam Bleau: Ballistics (2019) is an audio visual performance for pendulum interfaces. Part of Brighton Digital Festival This is a 14+ event. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, Brighton

Thu 10 Oct

Chaos Theory Presents: Leechfeast (nl) + Merrin

Gorgeously intense doom, drones and dirge, inspired by urban decay, porcelain smiles, horror movie soundtracks and latter-day Earth, SUNN O))) and Goblin, with Leechfeast making their UK debut. A refreshing take on the genre. This is an 18+ event.

AmusedMooseCamden, The Black Heart, London NW1

Fri 19 Jul

Chaos Theory Presents: Lost Crowns, Bitch 'n' Monk, Colin Webster & Andrew Lisle

A stew of indefinable genius. Join these stunning musical pioneers in the heart of Camden, as they take us on a wayward journey that pierces through prog, jazz, classical, rock and experimental sounds. £12 on the door.

AmusedMooseCamden, The Black Heart, London NW1

Mon 8 Jul

Chaos Theory presents: Wyatt E. (UK debut), Five The Hierophant, Morag Tong

Chaos Theory presents heavy and nuanced doom from Belgium, as Wyatt E. make their UK debut. Wyatt E. - Entrancing, ritualistic soundscapes, weaved over vast expanses of time to draw your mind deep into itself. Five The Hierophant - Ceremonial doompieces, created using a variety of grandiose instruments from around…

The Black Heart, London NW1

Fri 5 Jul

£10–£13 https://link.dice.fm/oFAb6QFY6W / 020 7428 9730

Coilguns

The four-piece outfit from Switzerland play experimental metal.

The Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes

Wed 26 Jun

£8.05 / 01908 313864

Cosmic Analog Ensemble

The project of Lebanese producer and multi-instrumentalist Charif Megarbane.

Camden Assembly, London NW1

Fri 5 Jul

£18.50 / 0844 847 2424