Göteborg Art Sounds 2022 – October 14-22

Experimental Music Expo 2022 – October 19-20

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Experimental Music Expo

For the 2022 edition of the GAS-Festival we’re launching a brand new concept called EME – Experimental Music Expo. The idea with EME is to present both established and un-established experimental artists and ensembles in a smaller format, for initiated industry professionals as well as for the general public. Think of it as an informal trade fair for experimental music in the widest sense of the word.

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Baltic Music Days + GAS – welcome to our 2021 live-streamed Baltic collaboration!

On April 25-26th and May 1st we’re presenting three exciting contemporary ensembles from the Baltics in collaboration with Baltic Music Days.

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GAS 2020

The 2020 edition of the GAS festival is over. From October 10th-17th we have presented artists and ensembles from USA, Australia, Great Britain, The Netherlands, Canada and Sweden. Exclusive live concerts, live streams, pre-recorded concerts and in-depth interviews with the artists and with our international curators. We have experienced extraordinary technical feats as well as…

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The final concerts of GAS 2020!

We have reached the two final concerts of this great and also very different festival. And we still have some more sonic weirdness to offer you! Imagine three contemporary ensembles, spread out over USA, Australia and Sweden. Performing live together over the Internet. This is exactly what the project Telematic Performance will do. Following this,…

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Diamanda La Berge Dramm and Maria W Horn

Drones, violin, singing glass, voice and amplified room reverb. These are some of the elements of Friday’s online concerts. Contemporary violinist and overall amazing artist Diamanda La Berge Dramm brings to mind the artistic chameleon that is Laurie Anderson. Maria W Horn on the other hand is something quite different, bridging drones, room frequencies and…

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Additional live stream!

We are very happy to be able to add Rising Stars, the collaboration between Göteborg Wind Orchesstra and singer/composer Lena Willemark, to this year’s online program. The concert, which features no less than seven (!) premieres by students from Högskolan för Scen och Musik will be live streamed from Kronhuset in Gothenburg! In Rising Stars,…

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What we are

Göteborg Art Sounds, or the GAS-Festival, was founded in 1999. Today it is Sweden’s largest festival for sound art, modern composition, improvisation and electronica.

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The Past

We have been around for almost 20y now. Please take a look at our previous festivals and see what we have presented before!

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Get In Touch

If you are a volunteer and want to help out during the festival or an artist that think this festival is for you, please get in touch with us now!

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