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Sote And More At Cafe Oto
Fred Bowler , October 10th, 2016 14:31

Bratislava festival of experimental and improvised music heads to Cafe Oto on October 15 with Sote, Valerio Tricoli and more

Founded by the platform and label Atrakt Art in 2000, NEXT festival has hosted a number acts hailing from local and international experimental music circles in the Slowakian capital. This year's four-day edition, held 23 to 26 November will feature Thighpaulsandra, Will Guthrie, Chris Corsano, Sharif Sehnaoui, Tony Elieh, Thor Magnusson, Vlad Kreimer, Michaela Antalova and many more.

Before that, NEXT stops at Cafe Oto for a matinée on 15 October. The evening will feature a collaboration between the Italian electro-acoustic musician Valerio Tricoli and Danish sound artist Puce Mary. Also on the bill is the Iranian electronic music producer Sote, who will perform alongside visual artist Stix. Sote's abstracted techno compositions that have appeared Warp records and Opal Tapes among others, and were featured in last month's Quietus feature on electronic music from Theran.

Further set to perform are sound artists Palmovka and Paul Abbot, as well as improvisatory saxophonist Miro Toth and bass player Tom Wheatley.

Tickets and more info on NEXT may be found here.