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 February, 2013
Ticket Info

Ticket Info

Up to now, Counterflows festival tickets have only been available on-line via eventbrite. The physical tickets are now back from the printers and available from the venues as below. For anyone that buys a ticket via eventbrite however we will happily give you one of the printed tickets when you check in at the door....
Late Night Counterflows: Jarse / Hector Bizerk / DJs till late

Late Night Counterflows: Jarse / Hector Bizerk / DJs till late

FRI 5 APRIL / MONO / 10:00PM – 3:00AM / FREE
Hector Bizerk

Hector Bizerk

The experimental hip-hop duo comprises of drummer Audrey and rapper Louie. They have been building a solid reputation for their illustrious live shows, inking a new page in an exciting new chapter for Scottish music. With a growing fan base the dynamic duo have drawn comparisons from music journalists as a being like a hybrid...
Peter Brotzmann & Paal Nilssen-Love

Peter Brotzmann & Paal Nilssen-Love

Peter Brötzmann and Paal Nilssen-Love played together for the first time in 1998. Since then the two have collaborated in many groups, amongst them Hairy Bones, Roma trio, Ada trio, The Chicago Tentet and not least as duo. The duo has toured several times in Europe, played concerts in Japan and USA. The Oslo based...
Film Screening: Day In The Mouth

Film Screening: Day In The Mouth

SAT 6 APRIL / CCA / 1:30PM – 10.00PM / £5
Annette Krebs & Janie Nicoll

Annette Krebs & Janie Nicoll

SAT 6 APRIL / CCA / 4:00 – 6:00PM / FREE
The CCA Evening: Lina Lapelyte’s Candy Shop / Phill Niblock & Thomas Ankersmit

The CCA Evening: Lina Lapelyte’s Candy Shop / Phill Niblock & Thomas Ankersmit

SAT 6 APRIL / CCA / 7:00 – 10:00PM / £12
Kan Mikami

Kan Mikami

Kan Mikami is a Japanese folk singer-songwriter. His music, heavily influenced by American blues, was popular in Japan in the 1970s. He re-wrote the lyric of the song “Yume wa Yoru Hiraku” for his cover version in 1972, which was banned for it’s negative portrayal of Modern Japanese Culture. Mikami also acted in cinema and...
Cry Parrot’s Late Night Counterflows at Stereo

Cry Parrot’s Late Night Counterflows at Stereo

SAT 6 APRIL / STEREO / 10:00PM – 3:00AM / £10
Counterflow’s Family workshop

Counterflow’s Family workshop

SUN 7 APRIL / GLAD CAFÉ / 12PM / FREE
Death Shanties and Rie Nakajima

Death Shanties and Rie Nakajima

SUN 7 APRIL / SOUTHSIDE STUDIOS / 3:00PM / £5
Glad Cafe Evening: Rei Nakajima / Fuaim is Solas / Annette Krebs / Peter Brotzmann & Paal Nilssen-Love

Glad Cafe Evening: Rei Nakajima / Fuaim is Solas / Annette Krebs / Peter Brotzmann & Paal Nilssen-Love

SUN 7 APRIL / GLAD CAFÉ / 6:00PM – 11:00PM / £10