» This Story:Read +| Comments

Sonic Circuits

2009 photo of Fennesz on tour in Japan.
2009 photo of Fennesz on tour in Japan. (Aoki Takamasa)

Network News

X Profile
View More Activity
Sunday, September 12, 2010

In a world of macro pop festivals such as FreeFest, Sonic Circuits qualifies as a nano-fest, catering to a distinct class of daredevil eardrums. The annual experimental-music festival celebrates its 10th anniversary Sept. 18 to 25, and this year's lineup is as charmingly inconsistent as ever. Savvy fans, however, should be able to separate the good noise from the bad noise, and they surely won't be skipping legendary Japanese racketmaker Merzbow when he performs with French composer Richard Pinhas at La Maison Francaise on Sept. 24. But this year's don't-miss performance takes place at the Mansion at Strathmore on Sept. 21 when ambient electronic virtuoso Fennesz delivers a digital slush of ones and zeroes as resplendent as freshly fallen snow.

This Story
View All Items in This Story
View Only Top Items in This Story

-- Chris Richards

» This Story:Read +| Comments

More From Style

[Click Track]


Style writers riff on pop music, comics and other topics.



Get words of wisdom from Carolyn Hax, Ask Amy, Miss Manners and more.

[Reliable Source]

Reliable Source

Columnists Amy Argetsinger and Roxanne Roberts dish dirt on D.C.

© 2010 The Washington Post Company

Network News

X My Profile