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New names for SOBU2020
On the 26th of January we're organizing the fourth edition of The Sound of The Belgian Undergound at Ancienne Belgique. After countless listening sessions, a longlist that kept on growing, and a several revisions of the shortlist, we were able to select 9 national acts that value artistic freedom above a broader audience. Get acquainted with these 3 names that'll take the stage at AB!
Lead photo: Chibi Ichigo photographed by Bibiane Euse
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Thirty years ago shoegazers were dipping their guitars in pedals and effects, now Ben Bertrand is doing the same for his bass clarinet. Doing so the Brussels composer creates a dreamy and minimal universe where other so-called neoclassics as Steve Reich or Tim Hecker would feel at ease.
Brussels-based artist Rogergoon is no secret to fans from Slagwerk collective. While in the past Rogergoon has collaborated with Lauren Auder and even covered blink-182, he currently makes surprisingly metamorphic compositions.
A Russian-born artist with a Japanese musical alter ego who’s rapping in Russian, Dutch and English: Chibi Ichigo doesn’t like boundaries. Not even the ones around her comfort zone. Pushing herself further she has one message: follow your passion. Even if it’s nillies music or bird watching.
The Sound Of The Belgian Underground
26 Jan - Ancienne Belgique, Brussels
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