04/23/11 – Avant_MUTEK: Chicago Day 3 – MONOLAKE in LIVE SURROUND + DEEPCHORD presents ECHOSPACE + more

Day 3 of the Avant_MUTEK Chicago events ends the celebrations on a high note with a monster double bill of headline-worthy avant-garde electronics: a rare “Live Surround” performance from Germany’s MONOLAKE, coupled with a Chicago debut of Deepchord’s heralded offspring project, ECHOSPACE. DJ sets from Chicago indie electronic mainstays KARL MEIER & CHRIS WIDMAN round out this line up of international and local pillars!

04/22/11 – Avant_MUTEK: Chicago Day 2 – STEPHEN BEAUPRÉ + FRANKIE VEGA & SEVRON @ the Bottom Lounge Volcano Room

Day 2 of the Avant_MUTEK Chicago series showcases a collaborative multimedia performance by locals FRANKIE VEGA & SEVRON, as well as a different, dance-oriented side musical side of Montreal’s STEPHEN BEAUPRÉ, who performs his own audiovisual project, GEMMIFORM, the night before as part the Avant_MUTEK Chicago opening showcase at the Chicago Cultural Center.

March 30th, 2011 Events Tags: , , , Comments Off

04/21/11 – Avant_MUTEK: Chicago Day 1 – TRENTEMOLLER + DORIT CHRYSLER + DECIMAL @ The Mid

Immediately following the free opening concert at the Cultural Center, we invite you down to The Mid to continue the Avant_MUTEK Chicago celebrations featuring Denmark’s TRENTEMOLLER, NYC based multi-instrumentalist composer DORIT CHRYSLER, and rising Chicago producer DECIMAL.

04/21/11 – Avant_MUTEK: Chicago Kickoff with GEMMIFORM + THIERRY GAUTHIER @ the Chicago Cultural Center

The Avant_MUTEK: Chicago series kicks off with a FREE CONCERT at the Chicago Cultural Center’s PRESTON BRADLEY HALL, featuring the US premieres of two brand-new audiovisual works by respected Montreal artists GEMMIFORM FEATURING THE BANJO CONSORTIUM, and sound artist THIERRY GAUTHIER’s NORD/SUD project.

3 day digital: Avant_MUTEK returns to Chicago.

Ils sont de retour! (Translation: They’re baaaaaack!)

As you may have noticed from the Facebook posts, Resident Advisor event pages, and the mini-site on, the Avant_MUTEK experience is returning to Chicago this April…

March 28th, 2011 General, Uncategorized Tags: Comments Off

Avant Mutek: A taste of Montreal in Chicago

UPDATED Mar 21, 2010 Ok…  so this is coming up fast, but to say that we’re pretty thrilled about the Avant Mutek tour making a pit stop in Chicago is an understatement, to say the least. As Mutek is truly one of our favorite festival experiences in the world, we’re hoping to convince our fellow Chicago heads to […]

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