Counterflows is back for 2013 with a fizzing line-up of artists. Peter Brotzmann, Loren Connors, Jandek, Kan Mikami are just some of the familiar names but there will be new names like Jarse from Finland and Rie Nakajima and local travellers like Hector Bizerk, Gareth Dickson and Richard Youngs There will be a new commission by Lina Lapelyte called Candy Shop looking at the dark disturbing mysogynist language in some hip hop.
Monthly archive March, 2013
14 days and counting: The Counterflows Residency with Annette Krebs and Janie Nicoll

14 days and counting: The Counterflows Residency with Annette Krebs and Janie Nicoll

The Counterflows Residency with Annette Krebs and Janie Nicoll. It was always my plan to try and get a programme of residencies happening at Counterflows. Music is often about collaboration, in fact probably always and so the idea of getting two artists who have never worked together to lock horns to look at what they...
15 days and counting: Kan Mikami

15 days and counting: Kan Mikami

Kan Mikami It came as no surprise to me to find out that last year’s festival revelation Kim DooSoo and Kan Mikami are very close friends. Kim DooSoo emailed me to say that Kan was really excited to be performing in Glasgow again and to be a part of a festival that Kim DooSoo enjoyed...
16 days and counting: Loren Connors & Suzanne Langille

16 days and counting: Loren Connors & Suzanne Langille

As we head towards the festival weekend  wanted to just say few words on the artists. At the heart of Counterflows is the mix of local and international acts and the commissioning of new music and creative partnerships. In the run up to the 5th April I’ll be doing some notes about the artists and...
Less than a month to go

Less than a month to go

Can’t believe we’re into the last month. Loads of work still being done by the Counterflows team as we prepare for the 5th April. Flights, hotels, car pick-ups all confirmed but really still need checking for any changes of plan.Backline and PA requirements are pretty much there and my thanks to all the venues &...
Would you like one of these Posters?

Would you like one of these Posters?

Would you like one of these Counterflows posters designed by Lucy Duncombe? We’ve had a few A0 size specially printed by @dpiprint_online and one, just one, of these will be given at random to someone. Please just like this on Facebook, retweet this post or comment below so we know you’re interested. To give you...
Peter Brotzmann & Paal Nilssen-Love Tour

Peter Brotzmann & Paal Nilssen-Love Tour

Great poster for the Brotsmann-Nilssen-Love Tour.