Ether - Southbank Centre's annual music festival of innovation, art, technology and cross-arts experimentation - has long been presenting one-off collaborations and groundbreaking work from the likes of David Byrne, Kraftwerk, Lou Reed, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood & Thom Yorke, Chris Cunningham, Jeff Mills and Steve Reich.
Ever since the opening festival in 2002, Ether has been recognised as a hub of digital culture and cutting-edge collaborations. Also featuring iconic films, multimedia projects, visual arts installations, talks and exhibitions, Ether explores the boundaries of pioneering music and art.
Southbank Centre's annual music festival of innovation, art, technology and cross-arts experimentation, Ether, returns this autumn with one-off collaborations and groundbreaking work.
The Lund Quartet
Friday 5 October
Already making radio waves from Gilles Peterson on Radio 1 to Radio 3's 'Late Junction', Lund Quartet are taking their sound to a wider world of jazz, hip hop and electronica.
Saturday 6 October
Following sell-out shows across the world, Apparat Band come to Ether having released three very well received electronic albums on German label Shitkatapult as well as collaborative records with M
Wednesday 10 October
An extraordinary internet phenomenon, iamamiwhoami plays for the first time in the UK.
Saturday 13 October
The founding member of one of the most defining bands of a generation, the Velvet Underground's John Cale returns to Royal Festival Hall two years after performing what is commonly regarded as his best solo record, Paris 1919.
Monday 15 October
After their highly acclaimed, sold-out John Cage concert last year at Queen Elizabeth Hall, the avant-garde Apartment House returns with a unique show of rarely heard works by one of the 20th century's most iconic and ingenious composers.
See official website for full schedule.
Official Link: http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk