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