DREAM Music (In english)
A twelve-hour festival in Malmö Live Concert Halls that reflects the daily transition from morning to night
DREAM MUSIC is a twelve-hour festival in Malmö Live Concert Halls that reflects the daily transition from morning to night, inspired by co-presenters Le Guess Who? and Basilica Hudson’s 24 HOUR DRONE concerts.
Curator: Nathan Larson
Musician and composer Nathan Larson is the primary artistic director, who among other things has made soundtracks to over 50 films, including the Oscar-winning Boys Don’t Cry and Lilya 4-ever andcreates music for HBO and Netflix series. He is a producer, and has played in such bands as Shudder To Think and A Camp.
Karin Karlsson, head of artistic program at Malmö Live about Nathan: "Nathan Larson is an interesting cultural personality that we have long wanted to work with. He has great musical knowledge and a network that extends far beyond the borders of our country. In addition, he writes books and runs his own podcast TONEDEAF, including addressing issues of gender and race."
Drone is a musical form that is based on a persistent, hypnotic tone that channel something powerful, primal and sensuous. The genre is global, to be found in the indiginous music of all cultures, and has made its way into everything from metal + experimental rock, to pop, electronic and symphonic music.
Several renowned artists are already confirmed: Stephen O'Malley (front man for the US drone metal gods SUNN O)))), Swedish Oscar winning Matti Bye (SE), Los Angeles-based electro-acoustic artist Julianna Barwick (US), and co-curator Melissa Auf der Maur (US), who is best known for her work with Hole and Smashing pumpkins, and her own 24 HOUR DRONE concerts held at the Basilica Hudson, a gorgeous venue/ production entity in Hudson, New York that Auf der Maur owns and directs creatively.
The Malmö Symphony Orchestra and Malmö Live Vocal Ensemble opens the festival in the concert hall with music by Arvo Pärt. Tickets for this concert are sold separatly, beginning May 19th.
STAGE: The Cube (Kuben)
DURATION: 12 hours
Saturday 3pm - Sunday 3am
ORGANIZOR: Malmö Live Concert Halls
Listen to our DREAM Music playlist here!
(please note that you can only listen for 30 seconds if you don't have Spotify)