Terre Thaemlitz ▸ Deproduction (Svensk översättning)

“Det är bråttom. Vi får skippa förspelet. För några av er kommer det att innebära en spänd stämning av misstro, men försök ändå att ta in dessa två följande premisser.

För det första är det oetiskt att skaffa barn.

För det andra är demokrati en omöjlighet så länge det finns familjer.”

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Film Screenings: Luke Fowler & Beatrice Gibson

The Third Edition Festival for Other Music will hold two day time screening sessions at Klarabiografen, Kulturhuset Stadsteatern with two British film-makers who’s work frequently turns to music for inspiration and as core subject matter.

Electric Pythagoras

On Friday we will host a double bill of films by Luke Fowler — his recent portrait of Canadian musician Martin Bartlett (‘Electro Pythagoras’ from 2017) and his earlier widely acclaimed film on Cornelius Cardew and the Scratch Orchestra — ‘Pilgrimage From Scattered Points’.

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On Sunday morning we show four films by Beatrice Gibson — including Agatha (2012) — a psychosexual sci-fi about a planet without speech based on a dream had by the radical British composer Cornelius Cardew and three more recent films which all use the William Gaddis novel ‘JR’ as their point of departure whilst taking in Stockhausen, child capitalists and radical experiments in musical pedagogy.

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In Conversation: Ikue Mori & Okkyung Lee

this interview was conducted at a cozy teahouse in east village on a cold but not freezing january day. ikue drank versaille lavender earl grey tea while okkyung drank masala chai tea. 

okkyung lee (ol): it was about 17 years ago since we met for the first time. think it was at tonic playing cobra, which was also my very first gig in new york.

ikue mori (im): wow, yes, time surely flies.

ol: i know you were playing drums and drum machines beforehand but by the time i met you, you were playing only the computer. could you please tell me how those transitions happened?

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In Conversation: Áine O’Dwyer & Mark Harwood

Áine O’Dwyer. Photo by Mark Harwood.

Mark: I’m not going to do a sit down and just ask questions…

Áine: Thanks be to God, that just kills me. Speaking of death, can I get a lighter?


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Ikue Mori & Steve Noble — School Concert

Steve Noble & Ikue Mori
Steve Noble & Ikue Mori. Photo by Andy Newcombe.

FRIM — with support from Stockholms Lans Lanstinget — is pleased to host a school concert at Fylkingen on Friday 10 February 2017 at 11am.

This event is free, but registration is required.  Please email or to secure a place for your class/students.

All school ages welcome.

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Peter Brötzmann & Heather Leigh

Heather Leigh
Heather Leigh. Photo © Micke Keysendal.

Heather Leigh — pedal steel
Peter Brötzmann — reeds

Recorded by Jonathan Dakers at Fylkingen, 19 Feb 2016 as part of First Edition. Mixed by John Chantler.

Stockholm Record Shopping

Record Mania — Free Jazz New Arrivals, December 2016 (Photo: Record Mania)

A few recommendations for out-of-town visitors — this is by no means comprehensive, just the ones I go to most often…

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Globe Unity Orchestra

Alexander von Schlippenbach
Alexander von Schlippenbach. Photo © Micke Keysendal

Globe Unity Orchestra:

Henrik Waldorff — saxophones
Gerd Dudek — saxophones
Frederik Ljungkvist — saxophones
Axel Dörner — trumpet
Manfred Schoof — trumpet
Christof Thewes — trombone
Mats Äleklint — trombone
Alexander von Schlippenbach — piano
Paul Lytton — drums, percussion

Recorded at Fylkingen by Jonathan Dakers on 19. February 2016 as part of First Edition.  Mixed by John Chantler.

Globe Unity’s performance was made possible with the kind support of the Goethe Institut, Sweden.


Rashad Becker & Okkyung Lee

Okkyung Lee & Rashad Becker
Okkyung Lee & Rashad Becker. Photo © Micke Keysendal

Okkyung Lee — cello
Rashad Becker — electronics

Recorded 20 February 2016 at Fylkingen during First Edition by Daniel M Karlsson. Mixed by John Chantler.