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Wed Jul 17th Read Bandcamp's feature about Minyo Crusaders' Japanese folk music for the post-modern age
Fri Jul 12th Lolina (aka Inga Copeland) releases new album 'Who is experimental music?'
Fri Jul 12th Read Visible Cloaks' guide to 'serenitatem', their album with Yoshio Ojima and Satsuki Shibano
Thu Jul 11th ZONAL (Kevin Martin & Justin Broadrick) announces debut LP, shares 2 tracks
Wed Jul 10th LGW19 curator Jenny Hval shares new song 'Ashes to Ashes' from upcoming album 'The Practice of Love'
Wed Jul 10th Gruff Rhys announces new album 'Pang!', shares title track
Fri Jul 5th Listen to French sound sculptor Félicia Atkinson's new album 'The Flower And The Vessel'
Fri Jul 5th "Surfbort want to move you": Read Crack Magazine's interview with Brooklyn glam punkers
Wed Jul 3rd Watch: Yves Jarvis shares self-directed video for '360'
Tue Jul 2nd "Angel Bat Dawid taps into the root of all black music": Chicago Reader discusses spiritual jazz album 'The Oracle'
Mon Jul 1st Listen: Prison Religion releases 2 tracks from upcoming album: '70 Mg' & 'Metal Mouth'
Fri Jun 28th Leila Bordreuil releases debut album 'Headflush'
Thu Jun 27th Moon Duo announce new album; share title track 'Stars Are The Light'
Thu Jun 27th Haco collaborates with Takako Minekawa, Dustin Wong and Tarnovski on 'Kannazuki'
Wed Jun 26th Listen: Mala collaborates with Joe-Armon Jones and Nubya Garcia on new track 'Scratch & Erase'
Tue Jun 25th Explore Melissa Laveaux's Haitian roots and native folk spirituals in The Guardian interview
Mon Jun 24th Félicia Atkinson shares 'You Have to Have Eyes' from upcoming album 'The Flower And The Vessel'
Mon Jun 24th Listen: Oiseaux-Tempête releases new song 'Weird Dancing In All-Night II'
Fri Jun 21st Listen: YĪN YĪN releases 'One Inch Punch' 7"
Thu Jun 20th Prison Religion releases new music featuring Rabit and Eartheater
Thu Jun 20th Avant-garde jazz/Space disco icon Asha Puthli discusses her life & career in Red Bull Music Academy lecture
Wed Jun 19th Listen: Föllakzoid releases new track 'IIII' from upcoming album 'I'
Tue Jun 18th Tropical Fuck Storm announce new album 'Braindrops'; listen to new single 'Paradise'
Mon Jun 17th "The heaviest record I've ever made, but also the quietest": King Midas Sound interviewed by The Vinyl Factory
Tue Jun 11th Read Bandcamp's feature about the "thrilling and fantastical" story of La Bruja de Texcoco
Fri Jun 7th Stream: Korean duo TENGGER release new album 'Spiritual 2'
Fri Jun 7th Prana Crafter announces new split-LP 'Symbiose'; stream 'Jagged Mountain Melts at Dawn (part I)'
Thu Jun 6th Read: The Quietus publishes exclusive interview with Liz Harris (Grouper) about Nivhek
Tue Jun 4th Sarah Davachi releases piano-led album 'Pale Bloom'
Fri May 31st Listen: The Bug's Kevin Richard Martin releases solo album 'Sirens'
Wed May 29th Listen: ZONAL and Moor Mother team up on 'On The Range'
Mon May 27th Stream DJINN's self-titled debut album
Sat May 25th Listen: JK Flesh releases new EP 'In Your Pit' via The Bug's PRESSURE label
Fri May 24th Listen to Earth's new album 'Full Upon Her Burning Lips'
Fri May 24th Cate le Bon releases new album 'Reward'
Fri Apr 26th The Bug's Kevin Martin announces solo album 'Sirens'
Thu Apr 25th Listen to 'The Head Zone', Ripley Johnson (Moon Duo)'s monthly radio show on NTS Radio
Thu Apr 25th Listen: Patrick Higgins' album 'Dossier', released through Nicolas Jaar's Other People
Thu Apr 25th Read: excerpt from Jenny Hval's latest novel 'Paradise Rot' + interview with Huck Magazine
Thu Apr 25th Read: Fatoumata Diawara talks the future of Africa in OkayAfrica interview
Thu Nov 29th Watch + listen: Le Guess Who? Recordings
Thu Nov 22nd Official 2018 merchandise available in our webshop now
Fri Nov 9th Photo Recap: Le Guess Who? 2018
Tue Nov 6th Listen: Vera Sola shares new song 'The Cage'
Sun Nov 4th New Zealand's Orchestra Of Spheres release new album 'Mirror'
Fri Nov 2nd Video portrait: Swamp Dogg talks Love, Loss, and Auto-Tune
Fri Nov 2nd Listen: King Britt shares new Fhloston Paradigm track 'Run'
Thu Nov 1st Watch 'Right Here Is Home', The FADER's short documentary on JPEGMAFIA
Wed Oct 31st Watch FACT Magazine's 'Against The Clock' session with footwork originator RP Boo
Wed Oct 31st Watch: Eli Keszler performs new album ‘Stadium’ live
Tue Oct 30th Cass McCombs announces new album 'Tip of the Sphere', shares lead single 'Sleeping Volcanoes'
Fri Oct 26th Listen to Sourakata Koite's newly reissued tracks 'Ha-Madi' and 'N'na'
Wed Oct 24th Jessica Pratt announces new album 'Quiet Signs'; shares first single 'This Time Around'
Wed Oct 24th The Mauskovic Dance Band release ecstatic new track 'Things To Do'
Fri Oct 19th Watch: King Champion Sounds release new video 'Memory Is Imagined'
Fri Oct 19th Neneh Cherry releases new album 'Broken Politics', produced by Four Tet
Thu Oct 18th Eleanor Friedberger reveals new video; talks about latest album in Clash interview
Wed Oct 17th Read: The Quietus interviews Joe Cardamone ahead of LGW18
Mon Oct 15th Amsterdam-based DJ/producer/vocalist LYZZA releases new EP 'IMPOSTER'
Mon Oct 15th Listen: Eli Keszler releases new solo album 'Stadium'
Mon Oct 15th Read: Pitchfork interviews Neneh Cherry on the records meant the most to her throughout her life
Fri Oct 12th Listen: Valley Maker releases sophomore album 'Rhododendron'
Thu Oct 11th Watch: Neneh Cherry performs ‘Kong’ on ‘Later with… Jools Holland’
Thu Oct 11th SASAMI signs to Domino; releases new track ‘Not The Time’
Tue Oct 9th Read: Drowned In Sound interviews Saul Williams ahead of his LGW performance
Sat Oct 6th Daniel Romano's Ancient Shapes release new album 'Silent Rave'
Fri Oct 5th Cass McCombs shares cover of Fred Neil's 'Dolphins'
Fri Oct 5th Madeline Kenney releases new album ‘Perfect Shapes’
Fri Oct 5th Joan of Arc share new song ‘Indelible in the Hippocampus is The Laughter’
Thu Oct 4th Listen: Colin Stetson shares impressive score for TV series 'The First'
Wed Oct 3rd Virginia Wing reveals new video ‘Eight Hours Don’t Make A Day’
Sun Sep 30th Stream Kikagaku Moyo's new album 'Masana Temples' in full
Sat Sep 29th "How Rizan Said became the King of Keyboard": video interview by Cairo Liberation Front
Fri Sep 28th Listen: Mudhoney release 10th album 'Digital Garbage'
Thu Sep 27th "I think the individual is bigger than the tradition": MusicMap.Global interviews Negro Leo
Thu Sep 27th Watch Kikagaku Moyo's new video for 'Nazo Nazo'
Thu Sep 27th The Line of Best Fit premiere video for Valley Maker's new song 'Beautiful Birds Flying'
Thu Sep 27th The Breeders share new video for 'Spacewoman' via Tidal
Mon Sep 24th Senyawa announce new LP 'Sujud'; listen to an album sampler
Sun Sep 23rd Watch: Japanese minimalist composer Midori Takada talks to The Vinyl Factory in short film
Fri Sep 21st Jerusalem In My Heart shares new track ‘Wa Ta'atalat Loughat Al Kalam Pt III + IV’
Fri Sep 21st Listen to Lonnie Holley's ambitious and mesmerizing new album 'Mith'
Thu Sep 20th Soundscape master Chihei Hatakeyama releases new album 'Afterimage'
Thu Sep 20th Watch: Sons of Kemet perform 'Your Queen Is A Reptile' for Boiler Room & Mercury Prize
Tue Sep 18th Listen to Devendra Banhart's new song about the 25th Amendment
Sun Sep 16th Short doc: meet Katy Red, the Queen of Bounce
Thu Sep 13th The Quietus interviews JPEGMAFIA about journalism, Throbbing Gristle, and 'Veteran'
Thu Sep 13th Listen to Swamp Dogg's new album 'Love, Loss and Auto-Tune'
Thu Sep 13th Stereogum navigates the many styles of Yves Tumor with 9 essential tracks
Tue Sep 11th Eleanor Friedberger releases video for 'Are We Good?'
Fri Sep 7th Vera Sola releases gloomy and stunning video for new single 'The Colony'
Fri Sep 7th Ian Svenonius releases new Escape-Ism album 'The Lost Record'
Fri Sep 7th Stream: Oliver Coates releases new album 'Shelley's on Zenn-La'
Thu Sep 6th The Washington Post: "In Escape-ism, Ian Svenonius knows the future of rock-and-roll"
Tue Sep 4th Orchestra of Spheres share first single 'Koudede' from upcoming album 'Mirror'
Tue Sep 4th Playlist: Kim Deal's personal introduction to The Breeders
Fri Aug 31st The Big Takeover premieres 'Dig A Hole', an exclusive track from 'BC35'
Wed Aug 29th Kikagaku Moyo releases genre-bending psychedelic single 'Dripping Sun'
Fri Aug 24th Watch serpentwithfeet & the Heritage Orchestra's hauntingly beautiful performance at BBC Proms
Thu Aug 23rd Read Fractured Air's in-depth interview with Colin Stetson about the 'Hereditary' OST
Thu Aug 23rd Joe Cardamone shares video for new track 'East Side No One'
Mon Aug 20th Listen to a 7-hour playlist with King Britt productions & remixes
Thu Aug 16th Listen: Mudhoney share 'Kill Yourself Live', an organ-filled odyssey on internet fame
Fri Aug 10th Watch: Emel Mathlouthi releases stunning video for 'Kaddesh'
Fri Aug 10th Nicole Mitchell releases new album 'Maroon Cloud'
Thu Aug 9th Vera Sola reveals video for new song 'Small Minds'
Tue Aug 7th Watch: The Breeders release homemade video for 'Nervous Mary', recorded in Nijmegen
Tue Aug 7th Meridian Brothers share new video for 'No Me Traiciones'
Sat Aug 4th Watch Devendra Banhart's intimate session for 'quiet, please!'
Fri Aug 3rd Kojey Radical releases new double single '97: Pure'
Thu Aug 2nd JPEGMAFIA traces his eclectic childhood influences in Billboard interview
Wed Aug 1st Listen: Kelman Duran drops new mixtape 'MOON CYCLES III'
Tue Jul 31st Kikagaku Moyo announce new album 'Masana Temples'; share first track 'Gatherings'
Mon Jul 30th Watch: FACT Magazine pays Richard Fearless' shipping container studio a visit
Thu Jul 26th GAIKA releases debut album 'Basic Volume'
Thu Jul 26th Listen: Anoushka Shankar traces her heritage with lesser-known recordings by her father Ravi
Wed Jul 25th "An Innovative Flutist With an Afrofuturist Vision": New York Times interviews Nicole Mitchell
Tue Jul 24th Listen to Circuit des Yeux cover Catherine Ribeiro + Alpes' 1969 song 'Soeur de Race'
Thu Jul 19th Watch: George E Lewis & Art Ensemble's Roscoe Mitchell in conversation at CTM 2018
Wed Jul 18th The Fader premieres Kojey Radical's new video for 'Soak It Up'
Wed Jul 18th Devendra Banhart & Tim Kinsella talk literature, spirituality and friendship in Talkhouse Podcast
Mon Jul 16th Listen: Saul Williams shares new single 'The Flaw You Worship'
Fri Jul 13th Watch: short doc about Japanese ambient master Chihei Hatakeyama
Thu Jul 12th Read: Emel Mathlouthi on why she doesn't want to be classified as 'voice of the Tunisian revolution'
Thu Jul 12th Watch: Hello Skinny perform 'Rashad' live at Church Studios for NTS
Thu Jul 12th "Finding recovery in dancing post-punk": Loud And Quiet meet Crack Cloud
Wed Jul 11th GAIKA shares new single 'Immigrant Sons (Pesos & Gas)'
Tue Jul 10th Mudhoney announce new album 'Digital Garbage', share first single 'Paranoid Core'
Mon Jul 9th Interview: The Quietus meets musical maverick Paddy Steer
Thu Jul 5th Chicago footwork originator RP Boo releases new album 'I'll Tell You What!'
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Tue Jul 16th Playlist: explore Jenny Hval's curated program for LGW19
Fri Jul 12th LGW19 curators Jenny Hval, The Bug and Moon Duo announce new albums
Thu Jul 11th Le Guess Who? 2019 discounts at Stayokay Utrecht City Center
Wed Jun 26th Stream/download: The Wire shares Saul Williams & King Britt's 'Unanimous Goldmine' performance at LGW18
Thu Jun 13th Playlist: New Music Discovery at Le Guess Who? 2019
Thu Jun 6th Girl Band and Tropical Fuck Storm join Le Guess Who? 2019
Fri May 31st Graindelavoix to return to Utrecht in August; special discount for LGW visitors
Tue May 28th Premiere: Arp Frique reveals new project 'Improvised Suites for Analog Machines', to be presented during LGW19
Fri May 24th Explore the initial line-up of Le Guess Who? 2019 with our official playlist
Wed May 22nd Revealing the initial line-up for Le Guess Who? 2019
Wed May 22nd LGW continues collaboration with Dutch Council for Refugees for 'Grant an Entry'
Tue May 21st Red Bull Radio launches Le Guess Who? 2019 preview channel
Wed May 15th Playlist: Introducing the curators of Le Guess Who? 2019
Fri May 10th Relive Saul Williams & King Britt's 'Unanimous Goldmine' performance at LGW18 via Red Bull Radio
Thu May 9th Circuit des Yeux releases live album 'Reaching for Indigo: GAIA INFINITUS' recorded at Le Guess Who? 2018
Thu Apr 25th Revealing the guest curators for Le Guess Who? 2019
Thu Apr 4th Watch: 'Representing the Underrepresented', a film about Le Guess Who? by Canal180
Fri Mar 29th Video portrait: 'Through The Eyes of Lonnie Holley: A Weekend in Utrecht' + relive LGW18 performance
Thu Feb 28th Listen to Red Bull Radio's Fireside Chat with JPEGMAFIA, recorded at LGW18
Wed Feb 27th First wave of artists announced for fifth edition of 24-HOUR DRONE
Thu Feb 21st Listen to Art Ensemble of Chicago's full performance at LGW18, curated by Moor Mother
Fri Feb 1st Listen: Sudan/UK collective The Scorpios live at Le Guess Who? 2018
Fri Jan 25th Relive Indian Carnatic music pioneer Kadri Gopalnath's mesmerizing performance at LGW18
Wed Jan 23rd Basilica Hudson & LGW announce return of 24-HOUR DRONE + launch open call for artist submissions
Sun Jan 20th Le Guess Who? neemt prijs voor Beste Festival in ontvangst tijdens Eurosonic Noorderslag
Wed Jan 16th Listen to Red Bull Radio's Fireside Chat with Lydia Lunch, captured during LGW18
Wed Jan 9th Listen: Swamp Dogg's Fireside Chat with Red Bull Radio, captured at LGW18
Wed Dec 19th Listen to Beverly Glenn-Copeland's full performance at LGW18 + watch the video for 'Deep River'
Thu Dec 13th A stunning set of artist portraits captured at LGW18 by Melanie Marsman
Tue Dec 11th Cass McCombs performs 2 new tracks for La Blogothèque's Take Away Show, captured during LGW18
Thu Dec 6th Relive BCUC’s ecstatic performance at LGW18, curated by Shabaka Hutchings
Tue Dec 4th Video recap: Lombok Festival 2018
Fri Nov 30th LGW18 artist portraits by photographer Juri Hiensch
Thu Nov 29th Watch + listen: Neneh Cherry live at Le Guess Who? 2018, performing tracks from 'Broken Politics'
Wed Nov 28th Early Bird 4-Day Passes for LGW19 available until this Friday, 30 November
Tue Nov 27th Watch: La Blogothèque's Take Away Show with Kate NV, captured in Utrecht during LGW18
Thu Nov 22nd Official 2018 merchandise available in our webshop now
Wed Nov 21st Watch: VPRO Vrije Geluiden sessions with Sibusile Xaba, Vera Sola and Ill Considered at LGW18
Mon Nov 12th Le Guess Who? 2018 visitor survey: we are curious to hear your thoughts & experiences
Mon Nov 12th Thank you! LGW will return in 2019; Early Birds available now
Sat Nov 10th Celebrating 30 years of Mudhoney at LGW18 + watch our Hot Snakes video portrait
Fri Nov 9th Photo Recap: Le Guess Who? 2018
Fri Nov 9th Listen to Jacco Gardner's new track 'Levania' ahead of his appearance at LGW18 tonight
Wed Nov 7th LGW x Corderius College: students experience the music of festival artists
Tue Nov 6th Le Guess Who? Collaboratorium: a deep dive into experimental territory
Tue Nov 6th Track of the Week #24: Kadri Gopalnath - 'Bhagyada Lakshmi Baaramma'
Mon Nov 5th Jacco Gardner: "Mysteriously, the things I feel connected to just find their way onto my path"
Mon Nov 5th Introducing: Poema - a fixture in the life of every student in Utrecht joins LGW18
Sat Nov 3rd "Through The Eyes of Lonnie Holley": a guided tour through Utrecht as part of our Untitled program
Fri Nov 2nd Video portrait: Swamp Dogg talks Love, Loss, and Auto-Tune
Fri Nov 2nd Kapitaal: Official Hangout of Le Guess Who? 2018
Thu Nov 1st Read: the official Le Guess Who? 2018 program guide
Thu Nov 1st Listen to Red Bull Radio's preview channel for Le Guess Who? 2018
Wed Oct 31st Important info: wristband pick-up at Le Guess Who? 2018
Wed Oct 31st Interview: Future Feminism with Johanna Constantine
Tue Oct 30th The Heliocentrics to replace Georgia Anne Muldrow at LGW18
Tue Oct 30th Track of the Week #23: The Scorpios - 'Mashena'
Mon Oct 29th Discover our Utrecht Treasure Guide with 40+ special offers for LGW visitors
Mon Oct 29th Introducing: BASIS - a sanctuary for house/techno lovers at Utrecht's medieval canals joins LGW18
Mon Oct 29th LGW & Gaudeamus collaborate to present ONCEIM in Utrecht's stunning Dom Church
Fri Oct 26th Interview: Emel Mathlouthi: "The most important thing is to be truthful"
Thu Oct 25th Video portrait: Lucrecia Dalt: grasping the spontaneity of drawing for Centraal Museum's De Line Up
Thu Oct 25th Le Feast: Utrechtian home-chefs transform their living room into a cozy brunch restaurant
Wed Oct 24th Blanck Mass amongst final line-up additions + announcing venue hosts
Wed Oct 24th Playlist: An Introduction to Art Ensemble of Chicago, compiled by Ben Ratliff
Mon Oct 22nd Introducing: WAS. - from a raving punk celebration to stunning club beats
Thu Oct 18th Revealing our new satellite event: 'Untitled', featuring exhibitions, film screenings, talks & more
Wed Oct 17th Listen to Devendra Banhart's personal playlist for his curated program at LGW18
Tue Oct 16th Video portrait: Moor Mother on free jazz as a liberation technology and curating at LGW18
Tue Oct 16th Track of the Week #21: Lonnie Holley - 'Sometimes I Wanna Dance'
Mon Oct 15th Introducing: acoustic guitar visionary & urban mythologist Sibusile Xaba
Fri Oct 12th Lombok Festival 2018 announces complete program
Fri Oct 12th Watch: Beverly Glenn-Copeland and Indigo Rising perform ‘Evernew’ in stunning new video
Thu Oct 11th Le Mini Who? 2018 announces full line-up; explore the program via Spotify
Thu Oct 11th Interview: Joe Coleman: "My performance art is always a mirror image of my paintings"
Wed Oct 10th Revealing the full time schedules for LGW18 + new acts added to the line-up
Tue Oct 9th Track of the Week #20: Tirzah - ‘Gladly’
Fri Oct 5th Jerusalem In My Heart release new album 'Daqa'iq Tudaiq', co-commissioned by Le Guess Who?
Fri Oct 5th Tracing the Roots: Art Ensemble of Chicago’s Great Black Music, Ancient To The Future
Thu Oct 4th Listen: Shabaka Hutchings' personal playlist for his curated program at LGW18
Thu Oct 4th LGW & Utrecht Early Music Festival start long-term collaboration; first joint project at LGW18
Tue Oct 2nd Lombok Festival returns: Friday, 9 November during Le Guess Who? 2018
Tue Oct 2nd Track of the Week #19: Madeline Kenney - 'Cut Me Off'
Mon Oct 1st Introducing: Kelsey Lu: cello experiments turned into minimalistic, R&B-infused folk music
Fri Sep 28th Le Guess Who? Café: zondag 28 oktober in Lou Oudenoord / Karibu
Thu Sep 27th Interview: DRINKS: "Nonsense is a good reaction to everything that’s going on"
Wed Sep 26th The Daily Indie neemt je mee op wereldreis door het programma van LGW18
Wed Sep 26th Listen: The Wire shares Moor Mother-curated playlist for Le Guess Who? 2018
Tue Sep 25th Track of the Week #18: Boogarins - 'Foimal'
Mon Sep 24th Le Mini Who? returns as part of LGW18; 10th Anniversary edition marks move to Rotsoord
Mon Sep 24th Introducing: Alabaster DePlume: a graceful blend of poetry, jazz and British folk
Fri Sep 21st Mount Eerie releases new live album '(after)', recorded at Le Guess Who? 2017
Thu Sep 20th Éliane Radigue: a personal quest in exploration of sound
Wed Sep 19th Premiere: King Champion Sounds - 'Om Bhur Bhuvah Svah'; new album 'For A Lark' released during LGW
Tue Sep 18th Track of the Week #17: Anoushka Shankar - 'Boat To Nowhere'
Mon Sep 17th Introducing: Black Midi: storming UK’s underground with piercing, tense noise rock
Fri Sep 14th Playlist: New & Notable at Le Guess Who? 2018
Wed Sep 12th Revealing the full line-up for Le Guess Who? 2018 + day tickets on sale now
Tue Sep 11th Track of the Week #16: JPEGMAFIA - '1539 N. Calvert'
Mon Sep 10th Introducing: Sudanese/London collective The Scorpios bring life-affirming soul & vintage psych funk
Thu Sep 6th LGW line-up changes: Ebo Taylor and Rose McGowan cancel their performances
Thu Sep 6th Breakdown: Paddy Steer's Otherworldly & Wonderful DIY Weirdcraft
Wed Sep 5th Lees: Gonzo (circus) specials over Le Guess Who? 2018 + abonnee-actie
Wed Sep 5th Premiere: Jozef van Wissem shares new song 'Bow Down' & presents new album at LGW18
Tue Sep 4th Track of the Week #15: Georgia Anne Muldrow - 'Great Blacks'
Mon Sep 3rd Introducing: BCUC's sensational Soweto Afro-psychedelia
Wed Aug 29th VluchtelingenWerk partner van LGW18 / Dutch Council for Refugees social partner of LGW18
Tue Aug 28th Track of the Week #14: RP Boo - 'Back From The Future'
Fri Aug 24th Listen to Farida & The Iraqi Maqam Ensemble's full performance at Le Guess Who? 2017
Fri Aug 24th Jerusalem In My Heart announces new album 'Daqa'iq Tudaiq', co-commissioned by Le Guess Who?
Thu Aug 23rd Video portrait: Shabaka Hutchings on Impulse!, curating at LGW, and music as joyous celebration
Wed Aug 22nd Statement regarding Asia Argento & Le Guess Who? 2018
Wed Aug 22nd Selda Bagcan returns to Utrecht in September, presented by International Literature Festival & LGW
Tue Aug 21st Track of the Week #13: Shintaro Sakamoto - 'Let's Dance Raw'
Mon Aug 20th Premiere: Please The Trees share video for 'Infinite Dance'; new album out 19 September
Fri Aug 17th Playlist: Devendra Banhart's Ten Finest Tracks
Tue Aug 14th Mount Eerie announces '(after)', recorded live at Le Guess Who? 2017
Tue Aug 14th Track of the Week #12: Sibusile Xaba - 'Open Letter to Adoniah'
Mon Aug 13th Introducing: Kate NV depicts everyday life in Moscow through otherworldly, playful electronica
Wed Aug 8th Revealing new projects & program additions for Le Guess Who? 2018
Wed Aug 8th A Genre In Motion: Lydia Lunch & New York No Wave
Tue Aug 7th Track of the Week #11: Ancient Shapes - 'Public Hymns'
Mon Aug 6th Introducing: SASAMI: synth-subdued songcrafting from prolific L.A. collaborator
Wed Aug 1st Playlist: Le Guess Who? 2018 - Track of the Week
Tue Jul 31st Beverly Glenn-Copeland: “I was making music for a generation that had yet to be born”
Tue Jul 31st Track of the Week #10: Devendra Banhart - 'Fig in Leather'
Mon Jul 30th Introducing: Canada collective Crack Cloud construct something radically new out of post-punk’s past
Tue Jul 24th Track of the Week #9: Hailu Mergia - 'Yefikir Engurguro'
Thu Jul 19th Tracing the Roots: Kadri Gopalnath, a lifetime of pioneering Indian Carnatic music
Thu Jul 19th Playlist: Club Cuts - explore the club-affiliated music of Le Guess Who? 2018
Tue Jul 17th Track of the Week #8: DRINKS - 'Corner Shops'
Thu Jul 12th Introducing: Nick Liefhebber, the Le Guess Who? 2018 Illustrator
Wed Jul 11th Track of the Week #7: Katey Red - 'Where Da Melph At'
Thu Jul 5th Breakdown: The Thriving & Roaring Sound of Colin Stetson
Tue Jul 3rd Track of the Week #6: Sons of Kemet - 'My Queen Is Harriet Tubman'
Wed Jun 27th Thurston Moore, Sudan Archives, Meredith Graves and Weyes Blood get Tarot readings at Le Guess Who?
Tue Jun 26th Track of the Week #5: Beverly Glenn-Copeland - 'Ever New'
Tue Jun 19th Track of the Week #4: Eleanor Friedberger - 'Everything'
Tue Jun 12th Track of the Week #3: Ebo Taylor - 'Love And Death'
Thu Jun 7th Tracing the Roots: Vashti Bunyan and her mystical trails
Tue Jun 5th Track of the Week #2: Rodrigo Amarante - 'Tardei'
Wed May 30th Le Guess Who? 2018 discounts at StayOkay Utrecht City Center
Mon May 28th Track of the Week #1: Kojey Radical – 'If Only'
Thu May 24th Dive into our official 2018 playlist
Thu May 24th Revealing the curators & initial line-up for Le Guess Who? 2018
Tue May 22nd Audio archive update: Tout-Puissant Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou live at LGW15
Wed May 9th Audio archive update: Digable Planets live at Le Guess Who? 2016
Fri May 4th Le Guess Who? WhatsApp: be among the first to hear about festival news
Tue May 1st Premiering Sun Ra Arkestra's LGW17 recordings, spanning decades of the Sun Ra legacy
Thu Apr 19th Listen to Gruff Rhys' full surprise performance at LGW17, via The Line of Best Fit
Fri Apr 13th Listen to Turkish psych group Baba Zula live at LGW14, ahead of their return to Utrecht
Fri Apr 13th Full line-up for 24-Hour Drone 2018 in Hudson, NY
Mon Apr 9th Audio archive update: Elza Soares live at Le Guess Who? 2016
Wed Mar 28th Listen to Moroccan Gnawa master Maâlem Houssam Guinia's full set at LGW17
Fri Mar 16th Hear Mario Batkovic's mesmerizing performance at LGW17, curated by James Holden
Tue Mar 13th Initial line-up announced for 24-Hour Drone 2018 in Hudson, NY
Tue Mar 6th Watch: Vinyl Factory premieres videos of Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares live at LGW17
Fri Feb 23rd OkayAfrica premieres Les Amazones d'Afrique's life-affirming set at LGW17
Wed Feb 21st Listen to the Sai Anantam Ashram Singers perform the music of Alice Coltrane live at LGW17
Thu Feb 8th Le Guess Who? supports new initiative 'Geef een Toegift'
Tue Feb 6th The Quietus premieres recordings of Linda Sharrock live at LGW17
Wed Jan 31st Revisit James Holden & The Animal Spirits' live performance at LGW17
Wed Jan 17th Watch: La Blogothèque & LGW present A Take Away Show with Juana Molina
Fri Jan 12th 24-Hour Drone 2018: dates announced + tickets available now
Fri Jan 12th Listen to Shabaka & The Ancestors’ powerful performance at LGW17, curated by James Holden
Wed Jan 10th Watch: La Blogothèque's Take Away Show with Sudan Archives, captured at LGW17
Fri Dec 22nd The 17 favorite performances of LGW17, as chosen by you
Thu Dec 21st Watch Abdel Karim Shaar's full performance at LGW17, curated by Jerusalem In My Heart
Tue Dec 19th The Line of Best Fit premieres the recordings of Protomartyr live at LGW17
Tue Dec 12th MOJO Magazine shares the recordings of Mary Margaret O'Hara live at LGW17
Fri Dec 8th Watch Sevdaliza's full performance at Le Guess Who? 2017
Thu Dec 7th Wire Magazine shares Q&A's with Jerusalem In My Heart and The Bug & Dylan Carlson at LGW17
Thu Dec 7th Watch: Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares in session for Vrije Geluiden at LGW17
Thu Nov 23rd Listen + watch: Alanis Obomsawin live at Le Guess Who? 2017
Thu Nov 16th Video portrait: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane at Le Guess Who? 2017
Tue Nov 14th Video portrait: Jerusalem In My Heart at Le Guess Who? 2017
Sun Nov 12th Video portrait: Han Bennink at Le Guess Who? 2017
Sat Nov 11th Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe's show is rescheduled; Colin Benders & Maarten Vos perform tonight
Wed Nov 8th Interview: Kane Strang go crate-digging at the World's Largest Record Fair during LGW17
Tue Nov 7th 12-Hour Drone in former factory Pastoefabriek: from sitar and cello bass drones to shamanic noise
Mon Nov 6th LGW & de Volkskrant meet up with Sudan Archives: watch our video portrait
Mon Nov 6th Interview: Jesca Hoop goes crate-digging at the World's Largest Record Fair during LGW17
Sun Nov 5th Why you should experience Pharoah Sanders live at LGW17, according to Greg Fox
Fri Nov 3rd Read: the official Le Guess Who? 2017 program guide is here
Fri Nov 3rd Honoring the life & work of Alice Coltrane with a participatory experience at LGW17
Thu Nov 2nd Watch: LGW in cooperation with graphic school X11: students experience the music of LGW17
Wed Nov 1st Bekijk The Daily Indie's talkshow met Ancienne Belgique, Welcome To The Village en LGW
Wed Nov 1st Interview: Dälek go crate-digging at the World's Largest Record Fair during LGW17
Wed Nov 1st Exclusive: listen to Fhloston Paradigm's unreleased track '...THE MOON', feat. Heru Shabaka-Ra
Tue Oct 31st '7: Triple Moon': an ode to female power in choreography, a 3-D art installation, and magical ritual
Fri Oct 27th Listen to Den Sorte Skole's Mixtape for Le Guess Who? 2017
Thu Oct 26th Watch: a portrait of Alanis Obomsawin by Charles-André Coderre (Jerusalem In My Heart)
Wed Oct 25th Interview: Tune-Yards go crate-digging at the World's Largest Record Fair during LGW17
Tue Oct 24th Beatmaker, DJ & 'king amongst cratediggers' Kutmah added to Le Guess Who? program
Tue Oct 24th Read: the Le Guess Who? Utrecht Treasure Guide is here
Mon Oct 23rd Important info about Mount Eerie's performance at Le Guess Who? 2017
Fri Oct 20th Le Feast: Utrechtian home-chefs transform their living room into brunch restaurant
Fri Oct 20th LGW & de Volkskrant meet up with Perfume Genius: watch our video portrait
Thu Oct 19th Meet Leonie Bos; this year's Le Guess Who? Illustrator
Wed Oct 18th Interview: Meredith Graves goes crate-digging at the World's Largest Record Fair during LGW17
Mon Oct 16th Explore James Holden's curated program for Le Guess Who? 2017
Mon Oct 16th Read Bant Mag's special on Le Guess Who? 2017
Sat Oct 14th Why you should experience Pharoah Sanders live at LGW17, according to Fhloston Paradigm
Thu Oct 12th Explore Han Bennink's curated program for Le Guess Who? 2017
Wed Oct 11th Interview: Zeal & Ardor go crate-digging at the World's Largest Record Fair during LGW17
Tue Oct 10th Watch: Le Guess Who? & Volkskrant video portrait of James Holden
Mon Oct 9th Le Mini Who? announces full line-up
Fri Oct 6th Listen: Pan African Music premieres the recordings of Les Filles de Illighadad at Le Guess Who? 2016
Fri Oct 6th Interview: Julianna Barwick goes crate-digging at the World's Largest Record Fair during LGW17
Wed Oct 4th Revealing the time schedules for Le Guess Who? 2017
Mon Oct 2nd Meet Lombok Festival, our new satellite event highlighting this vibrant neighborhood
Fri Sep 29th Read Jerusalem In My Heart's Epiphany essay on meeting Abdel Karim Shaar (via The Wire)
Thu Sep 28th An Introduction to LGW17: het festivalteam stelt je persoonlijk het programma voor
Wed Sep 27th Interview: Kevin Morby goes crate-digging at the World's Largest Record Fair during LGW17
Tue Sep 26th Explore Grouper’s curated program for Le Guess Who? 2017
Thu Sep 21st Oumou Sangaré cancels her performance at LGW17; Sun Ra Arkestra graces our line-up instead
Wed Sep 20th Interview: Avey Tare goes crate-digging at the World's Largest Record Fair during LGW17
Fri Sep 15th Interview: Jane Weaver goes crate-digging at the World's Largest Record Fair during LGW17
Wed Sep 13th Announcing the full line-up for Le Guess Who? 2017
Mon Sep 11th Ahmed Fakroun: rediscovered pioneer in modern Arabic music, live with Dutch-Turkish act Altin Gün
Fri Sep 8th Interview: Jenny Hval goes crate-digging at the World's Largest Record Fair during LGW17
Wed Sep 6th The Domkerk, Utrecht's most majestic and historic icon, will finally be part of LGW
Mon Sep 4th Meet Moroccan Gnawa master Maâlem Houssam Guinia, curated by James Holden for LGW17
Fri Sep 1st Listen to Tortoise's Wilco-curated set at Le Guess Who? 2016
Thu Aug 31st Interview: Liars go crate-digging at the World's Largest Record Fair during LGW17
Tue Aug 29th Record Collector Magazine premieres Scott Fagan performing 'South Atlantic Blues' at LGW16
Wed Aug 23rd James Holden added as curator + more new additions; day tickets on sale now
Tue Jul 18th The Como Mamas: gospel trinity that can move and save you, lift you up & pull you through
Fri Jul 14th Abdel Karim Shaar: an emotional exchange in Tarab - 2nd performance ever outside Lebanon
Tue May 30th Revealing the first curators & initial line-up
Sat Nov 26th Pauline Oliveros R.I.P.
Sun Nov 13th A huge thank you for making our 10th Anniversary Edition such an incredible experience
Stream: eclectic London-based collective The Heliocentrics live at Le Guess Who? 2018
Track of the Week #22: Cüneyt Sepetçi - 'Sebastien'
Wristband pick-up info for Le Guess Who? 2017
We'll have our very own Le Guess Who? Beer, in collaboration with De Kromme Haring
Le Guess Who? Couchsurfing is back
Meet avant-garde guitarist/composer Patrick Higgins, live with Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
Full line-up for 'Dream Music' in Malmö, Sweden announced
Listen: An introduction to Pharoah Sanders in 11 Astral Cuts
Les Amazones d’Afrique: making a big noise for women in a world run by men
King Khan & Michael Eaton present The Black Power Tarot at Le Guess Who? 2017
OCnotes: a wildly unpredictable yet razor-sharp sound explorer, curated by Shabazz Palaces
Manchester cult figurehead Jane Weaver: hypnotic pop and acid folk turn thrillingly cosmic
Bulgarian women’s choir Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares, curated by Perfume Genius
Listen: Junun live at Le Guess Who? 2016
Special discount on StayOkay hostel in Utrecht city center
Listen: the Le Guess Who? 2017 Spotify playlist
Le Guess Who? presenteert gratis programma tijdens Culturele Zondag
World's Largest Record Fair Happening in Utrecht During LGW17
Listen to Destroyer, Faust and The Notwist live at Le Guess Who? 2015
Relive performances by Elza Soares, Julia Holter & Digable Planets at LGW16
Video portraits: Elza Soares, Julia Holter, Lee Ranaldo & more at LGW16
La Blogotheque & LGW present: A Take Away Show with Wilco
Basilica Hudson & LGW announce 24-Hour Drone line-up
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