Swans Curates Program at Le Guess Who? Festival

posted by Maya Shaw-Faber on August 20, 2014

Swans via the artist

Utrecht, Netherlands -- Le Guess Who? Festival in the Netherlands has announced a three-day program called Mouth to Mouth curated by Michael Gira of Swans, and the very first 24-Hour Dronefest. Keep reading for the full lineups.

Mouth to Mouth is a new, three-day program at Le Guess Who? curated by Michael Gira of Swans. Mouth to Mouth will feature Ben Frost, Savages/Bo Ningen, Prurient, Baby Dee, Xiu Xiu, and more. Michael Gira, the founder of Swans, also fronts Angels of Light and founded Young God Records. Swans were broken up for a period of time, but rejoined and released their latest album, To Be Kind, earlier this year. Mouth to Mouth is guaranteed to be a one-stop shop for the best in experimental music.

In addition to Mouth to Mouth, Le Guess Who? will also feature the 24-Hour Dronefest. Already confirmed acts include William Basinski, Stephen O'Malley (Sunn O)))), Tim Hecker, Raime and Steve Hauschildt. Dronefest will cover the full spectrum of drone through performances and installations, and as the name suggests, will last a full 24 hours. 

Le Guess Who? Festival takes place November 20-23 and the lineup features Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Mac Demarco, and St. Vincent. Four-day festival passes are currently available for 90€ ($119), and single day passes will be available September 3.

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