The Residents

The Residents

An icon in the world of experimental music that has been around for more than forty years. Pioneers of performance art and music video. They have groundbreaking work in electronic, trance, punk and industrial music. At the same time, the band is one of the biggest mysteries in the industry. Nobody knows the true identity of the artists. The Residents were founded in the late 1960s in Louisiana, but the first studio album, “Meet The…

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Soundedit ’17 – The most mysterious band will perform in Łódź

Soundedit ’17 – The most mysterious band will perform in Łódź

The Residents are icons in the world of experimental music. They have been around for more than forty years. They have groundbreaking work in electronic, trance, punk and industrial music. At the same time, the band is one of the biggest mysteries in the industry. Nobody knows the true identity of the artists. Also performing will be a true master and pioneer of Polish electronic music – Marek Biliński – who will play a special…

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Marek Biliński

Marek Biliński

One of the country’s most known composers, a true pioneer of electronic music in Poland. Instrumentalist who uses both the latest and the most legendary electronic keyboards. His compositions are inspired by the best standards of classical and romantic music. His talent, knowledge and imagination combine tradition with sounds of the modern world. Marek Biliński was born in 1953 in Szczecin. He is an alumnus of the Academy of Music in Poznań. He began his…

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You can be a Numanoid too!

You can be a Numanoid too!

From the very beginning, Soundedit Festival has presented in detail all aspects of music and its production. We’re proud to announce more artists who will join Skalpel and Michael Nyman on this year’s bill. Daniel Miller, Depeche Mode’s producer, comes back to Łódź to play a DJ set. Brian Griffin, outstanding music photographer, will open an exhibition during which he will premiere his book “Pop”. Wytwórnia club will also host a performance of electronic music…

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Gary Numan

Gary Numan

Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor says about him: “I was always impressed by the way Gary Numan found his own voice – and it was unusual – but it was unmistakably him and boldly him. I see me doing what I learned from him”. Prince added: “There are still people trying to work out what a genius Gary Numan is”. The influence of electronic and industrial music pioneer Gary Numan has been recognized by a…

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Daniel Miller

Daniel Miller

He is the founder and chairman of Mute – one of the world’s most innovative record labels and publishing companies, with a long history of Number One chart successes in the US and UK. He presents an innovative approach to record production, artistic work and label management. Daniel Miller’s visit to Łódź is directly connected with the promotion of a photo album “Pop”. Since its launch in 1978, Mute has grown from Miller’s one-man operation…

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“Pop” – Book on Brian Griffin’s music photography

“Pop” – Book on Brian Griffin’s music photography

This hardback book is a complete retrospective of Brian Griffin’s music photography on more than 350 pages. Throughout the years, Griffin has photographed artists from such genres as post punk, new wave and new romantic. “Pop” focuses mainly on the late 70s and early 80s of the XX century. The material for this book has been chosen from over 160 photo sessions done for more than a hundred artists. What we’ll find here is plenty…

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Michael Nyman

Michael Nyman

He’s one of the most innovative and celebrated British composers. He writes film music (“The Piano”, among others), operas and orchestral concertos. Also known as a pianist, conductor, band leader, musicologist, as well as a photographer and filmmaker. Although he’s too modest to allow anyone to call him a “Renaissance Man”, his restless creativity and multi-faceted art made him one of the most fascinating and influential cultural icons of our times. At this stage of…

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Skalpel

Skalpel

Soundedit ’17 – Precisely about the avant-garde Soundedit Festival joins the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Polish Avant-Garde. The first concert we can announce will be prepared by the Skalpel duo. Skalpel is largely a deconstruction project. They distil music from the past, keeping those ingredients they consider the most valuable and attractive. The aforementioned distillation of Polish jazz resulted in compositions found on “Skalpel” and “Konfusion” albums. Marcin Cichy and Igor Pudło –…

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