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