KRAAK festival


Bong / Bugskull / Dolphins into the Future / Donato Epiro / The Homosexuals / Morphogenesis / Bill Orcutt / Peaking Lights / Pens / Strapping Fieldhands / The Doozer / The Wolf, Death & the Acorn / Voice of Seven Thunders / Yoshi Wada

06.03.2010 13:00

For its twelfth edition, the KRAAK festival trades Brussels in for Aalst. Netwerk and KRAAK will organise the festival in cooperation from 2010 onwards.

As previous years the festival offers a strong sample of new and adventurous music. Spread over two locations – Netwerk and de Brug, a stone’s throw from the Houtkaai – future hypes and established values are at play, most of them for the first time in Europe. On the program: Fluxus avant-garde, ethnographic field recordings, improv, new age, avant-pop, no-fi punk, … KRAAK festival maintains the yearly tradition of a twelve hour lasting event full of musical nomadism, a psychotic trip for adventurous maniacs.

KRAAK is an organization that promotes quality new music. It brings out recordings, organizes concerts and festivals, and publishes a monthly mini-magazine Ruis. Flagships include Ignatz, Köhn, Silvester Anfang, Kiss the Anus of a Black Cat, Kiila, …