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Intonal Festival 2022: WaqWaq Kingdom

Intonal Festival 2022: WaqWaq Kingdom

Kiki Hitomi and Shigeru Ishihara present the world premiere of Glitches Jungle, a fee for the Malmö experimental songs competition.

Malmö’s Intonal Festival has been one particular of the highlights of Sweden’s electronic songs calendar considering that it was 1st held in 2015, inviting global artists to perform alongside the country’s have pool of ground breaking experimental artists. Run by the team behind the intimate Inkonst venue, Intonal’s programme sees a host of commissions, a single-off performances and club evenings acquire location throughout the town.

Intonal’s 2022 festival was its 1st complete version due to the fact 2019, with 2020 cancelled and 2021 getting location in a hybrid format thanks to the pandemic. “The entire place of a festival is to bring men and women jointly – a proclamation so self-apparent that a person would under no circumstances mirror on it below ordinary situations. But the past two several years have provided us bring about to do just that,” the pageant group claims.

Actuality is proud to current highlights from this year’s function, which took position from 20-24 April. The to start with efficiency is from WaqWaq Kingdom, the challenge of Japanese artists Kiki Hitomi, vocalist for King Midas Seem and Black Chow, and Shigeru Ishihara, aka breakcore producer DJ Scotch Egg. Their psychedelic electronics incorporate traditional Japanese min’yō with aspects of dancehall, footwork and dub, drawing on historical Shinto mythology and Japanese Matsuri festivals that honour area gods.

WaqWaq Kingdom’s Intonal efficiency, titled Glitches Jungle, was a world premiere developed from their new residency at Inkonst. “Using the Erica modular synth to twist and distort organic kinds, WaqWaq investigate the algorithmic partnership involving character and technological know-how. The end result is Glitches Jungle, a futuristic landscape sculpted as a result of a hybrid of historic indigenous designs,” the competition suggests. The effectiveness also features audiovisual artist Kalma, whose serious-time reactive and generative online video projections give an audiovisual backdrop for the duo.

For extra information on Intonal, take a look at the pageant site. Observe WaqWaq Kingdom on Instagram.

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