The final night of the festival tends to be a more mellow experience as the largest flood of bands has come and gone. However this year they’ve saved some of the best for last with two heavily punk inspired bands in The Ex and Tropical Fuck Storm, though they’ve moved far beyond the confines of this genre. Both bands have ironically attained a lot of clout precisely through their rejection
With an eclectic offering of bands from all over the world, it seems that Le Guess Who? has once again succeeded in maintaining their renowned reputation. The thirteenth edition had around 200 artists scattered over four exhaustive days, creating a unique experience. Whether you like world music, jazz or electronic music. Either way, the visitor was bound to find a whole heap of surprises, being able to form the festival
Post-punk seems to be back and stronger than ever, with bands such as Fontaines D.C., The Murder Capital or black midi releasing critically acclaimed albums in 2019. But every genre has its starting point and even post-punk would not have been the same today without a couple of legendary bands. Rest assured, The Raincoats are one of them, a cult act embodying that DYI approach and raw British rock-’n-roll spirit.
The 13th edition of Le Guess Who? Festival is coming up, featuring many wonderful artists with ringing names. One of those is the American band Earth. Originally the band hails from Seattle, the birthplace of grunge, where main man Dylan Carlson has many friends, including the late Kurt Cobain. But Carlson chose a different musical path than his fellow Seattleites with Earth, he chose drone. Text: Guido Segers Carlson is
Le Guess Who? 2019: de heavy NMTH festivalroute in kaart gebracht met o.a. Godflesh, Earth, Mythic Sunship en Lightning Bolt
We kunnen niet wachten! De festivalzomer vloog snel voorbij, maar dat betekent ook dat de alweer dertiende editie van Le Guess Who? voor de deur staat. Het meest exploratieve festival van Utrecht, waarvan het internationale karakter en eclectische line-up is uitgegroeid tot een begrip in het festivallandschap. En dat in het begin van november, wanneer de dagen korter worden en donkere avonden de sfeer bepalen. Vanaf donderdag 7 november is