The Sound Of The Belgian Underground I

In the beginning of 2014 Subbacultcha Belgium and Ancienne Belgique launched a unique festival, The Sound Of The Belgian Underground. On 26 January 2014 they presented ten national acts from the alternative circuit together on stage at the AB in Brussels. Headliner of #sobu14 was Belgian cult formation Pas de deux. Their first live performance in more than 30 years!

Artwork by Bert Huyghe

Ping Pong Tactics
Dizzying lo-fi pop from Meetjesland

Bear Bones, Lay Low
Futuristic electronica with dub and noise influences from Brussels

Tg Gondard
Obscure pop with a wink to R&B and hardcore

Ssaliva
Idiosyncratic beatmaster from Luik who can count the likes of Oneohtrix Point Never among his biggest fans

Maan
Minimalistic cold-wave duo from Ghent

Miaux
Creator of wonderfully beautiful exotic piano compositions

Le Colisée
Tropical synth-pop from Louvain-La-Neuve

Ignatz & de stervende honden
Belgium’s most underrated blues guitarist brings along his live band

Hantrax
Progressive synth music from Antwerp

Going
Brussels quartet led by Pak Yan Lau, which mixes psychedelica and electronica with jazz influences

Pas De Deux