Antye Greie, Germany:
AGF aka Antye Greie, born and raised in East Germany is a singer and digital songwriter, producer, performer, e-poet, calligrapher, digital media artist known for artistic exploration of digital technology through the deconstruction of language and communication.
Francisco López, Spain:
Francisco López is internationally recognized as one of the major figures of the sound art and experimental music scene. Over the past 30 years he has developed an astonishing sonic universe, absolutely personal and iconoclastic, based on a profound listening of the world. Destroying boundaries between industrial sounds and wilderness sound environments, shifting with passion from the limits of perception to the most dreadful abyss of sonic power, proposing a blind, profound and transcendental listening, freed from the imperatives of knowledge and open to sensory and spiritual expansion.
McCloud Zicmuse, USA. Hoquets, Belgium:
Intermedia artist who translates possibilities into reality. Working primarily with music, installations, graphic design, textiles, & film.Member of the band Hoquets, this Belgian/American/French trio mostly play with instruments that they invent and construct in their Brussels workshop, out of wooden boards, broken strings, tin cans, etc. Their music is overflowing with energy and sounds like no other, inspired by indie pop, hip hop, punk, funk, sound art and the strangeness of their homeland, Belgium.
Makoto Kawabata, Acid Mothers Temple. Japan:
Japanese musician and founding member of the band and collective Acid Mothers Temple.The most prolific and widely-known of the various Acid Mothers Temple collectives, Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. is a quartet that plays mostly psychodelic, space-rock type music. Their pieces are often improvised, free-form or experimental, while incorporating elements of American psych rock, drone and world music.
Sonic Manipulator, Australia-Mars:
Electronic musical performer and inventor.After taking a spin out from Mars one day, many years ago, a blown ion drive forced him down to earth as a custodian of mankind. Wearing his musical inventions like warped radios, instruments derived from turntable scratches and Theremins and some other instruments that seem to be sonic weapons; He would warn the world of an impending Martian attack by means of sonic manipulation.