if i wasn’t on the wrong side of russia, i’d be going to the plateaux festival in Poland. 30euro fro 4 days of audio/visual performance from 19-22nd november. many are playing including ghostly international, SND, byetone, fennesz, simon scott and lawrence english, and specific audio-visual works presentations include mark fell (stream an excerpt of his ‘attack on silence’ here), Claudia D’Alonzo (review of Quando l’occhio trema. (When the eye shakes) can be found here) & RÜTS (trailer for MeaKusma embedded below)
Bruno Natal’s documentary covers dub’s rise in popularity Europe and fall in Jamaica, as well as the importance of reduction as an aesthetic (and the influence that had on just about all electronic music), and has nice interviews with congo natty, kode9, bunny lee, kruder (minus dorfmeister) and so on and on.