Beirut and Berlin exchange artists, workshops, and music – listen to mixes and releases

For all the crises, Beirut’s international connections continue to grow. Next up is an extensive residency-exchange project, starting in Berlin this week and returning to Beirut later this month. And that’s an excuse to give you some music to check out.

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.

Peter Kirn - October 8, 2021

From the Beirut Synthesizer Center and Bana Haffar, a free introduction to modular synthesis

It’s your chance to get a window into where modular synthesis can begin – and virtually travel to Beirut, Lebanon for the experience – Thursday July 22 at 10AM Pacific / 7PM Central Europe.

Peter Kirn - July 21, 2021

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