The 5th edition of the Open Ears Festival will be held from April 26 to May 1, 2005 in Kitchener, Ontario (Canada). Zeena Parkins, Ikue Mori, Hildegard Westerkamp, Anne Bourne, Tom Walsh and Pierre Tanguay are amongst the artists featured this year.
Ikue Mori (percussions) and Martin Tétreault (turntables) worked together (with samplist Diane Labrosse) on the abrasive album Île bizarre. October 24, 2002, the duo will perform at the Vancouver New Music Festival and also October 25, 2002 at Victoria’s Open Space. Also performing at the New Music Festival, do not miss Lee Pui Ming piano solo on October 25 at the Scotiabank Dance Center.
The Archipel festival of new music, held in Geneva (Switzerland), will see the reunion of Ikue Mori (drum machines), Martin Tétreault (turntable) and Diane Labrosse (sampler) for their explosive trio Île bizarre, on March 21, 2002.