Actress, Julia Holter, Sun Araw, Maria Minerva to play Unsound Festival

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Unsound Festival, the electronic music festival that first started in Poland, is happening for the third year in various locations around New York City from Wednesday, April 18 through Sunday, April 22nd. The event features performances by a diverse group electronic artists, as well as lectures, film screenings and other events that explore the giant world of non-standard electronic music. The performers include Julia Holter, Julia Kent, Jenny Hval, Demdike Stare, Sepalcure, Peaking Lights, Sun Araw, Laurel Halo, Ital, Hype Williams, Distal, Throwing Snow, Hieroglyphic Being, and so many more. Tickets for each event are sold through the venue. Check out Unsound's lineup for more information.

For a taste of the music from the festival you can listen to Unsound's SoundCloud here.

The film Icon Eye, which documents the travels of Sun Araw to Jamaica where here collaborated the with legendary dub reggae group The Congos will be screened on Saturday. Following the film there will be a question and answer session.

Sun Araw will also be performing on Sunday.

Julia Holter, “In the Same Room”

Jenny Hval, “How Gentle”

Laurel Halo, “Embassy”

Hype Williams, “Your Girl Smells Chung When She Wears Dior”

Maria Minerva, “Ruff Trade”

Here is a sampling of the events, a more complete list can be found at the Unsound Festival website.

Wednesday, April 18, Issue Project Room:

09:00 PM Julia Holter

09:15 PM Julia Kent

10:00 PM Jenny Hval

Thursday, April 19

Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building:

6:00 PM Unsound LABS: Artist Talk – Monolake

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center:

7:30 PM LXMP

8:30 PM Peaking Lights

Le Poisson Rouge:

11:30 PM Next Life ( LIVE )

12:15 AM Hype Williams ( LIVE )

1:15 AM Actress ( LIVE )

Friday, April 20:

Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building:

6:00 PM Unsound LABS: Panel – East of Berlin, Music in External Contexts

Le Poisson Rouge:

7:00 PM Inner Tube

8:00 PM pole

9:00 PM Sun Araw


10:00 PM Zemi17 ( LIVE )

11:00 PM Laurel Halo ( LIVE )

11:55 PM ITAL ( LIVE )

12:45 AM Hieroglyphic Being ( LIVE )

1:50 AM Demdike Stare ( LIVE )

3:00 AM Monolake ( LIVE )

Saturday, April 21:

Anthology Film Archives:

1:00 PM Unsound LABS: Screening of ICON EYE & Discussion

Sunday, April 22 Glasslands:

8:45 PM Napszyklat ( LIVE )

9:30 PM Maria Minerva ( LIVE )

10:15 PM Sun Araw vs. Heat Wave – DJ Set ( DJ )

11:30 PM Eltron John ( DJ )