In Instruments series, encounters between inventors and musicians, watchable online

Starting tonight, and continuing over nine more dates in October, the freshly-inaugurated Morphine Raum will host events exploring invention and practice of one-of-a-kind musical instruments. You can watch – and you should, with a dizzying array of utter legends who are normally never in the same room.

8 hours of Dance with Pride radio, broadcast from an ex-prostitution window

Amsterdam collective Dance with Pride’s launched an eight hour takeover of Red Light Radio over the weekend. It’s worth a listen, covering the gamut from sex worker activists to “cheap Moroccan music”. Dance with Pride got its start as a way of bridging activism around LGBTQIA+ pride with the dance music community. Apart from taking […]

Peter Kirn - July 31, 2019

This interactive Fatima Yamaha show projects emotions into light

So, we’re fresh off of hosting a MusicMakers hacklab in Berlin on the theme of Emotional Invention. And in an accidental synchronicity, this week Blitzkickers talk to the creator of an interactive installation for last year’s Amsterdam Dance Event that used sensors to project emotions into a spectacle of color and light. The resulting scene […]

Peter Kirn - February 13, 2017

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