London International Festival of Exploratory Music 2012 to Focus on the Music of Scandinavia

London International Festival of Exploratory Music (LIFEM) 2012 will be held October31 through November 3rd, 2012 at Kings Place, London. Under the title LIFEM 12: Sounds from the Arctic Cool, the festival focuses on the Scandinavian cool, including indie pop, avant rock, yoik folk, nu jazz and ambient electronica artists.

The festival will feature the dark power of Norway’s Deaf Center; Biosphere’s arctic electronica, Gothenburg-based EF, with their epic, post-rock soundscapes; Shamanistic chant meets modern technology in Wimme Saari’s yoiking; and enchanting singer-songwriter Frida Hyvönen.

Program:

Frida Hyvönen (Sweden)
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 – 7:30pm / Kings Place, Hall One

EF (Sweden) + Tomorrow We Sail (UK)
Thursday, 1 November 2012 – 7:30pm / Kings Place, Hall One

Deaf Center (Norway)
Friday, 2 November 2012 – 7:30pm / Kings Place, Hall One

Biosphere (Norway)
Saturday, 3 November 2012 – 7:30pm / Kings Place, Hall One

Wimme Saari & Tapani Rinne (Finland)
Friday, 2 November 2012 – 8:00pm / Kings Place, Hall Two

RinneRadio (Finland)
Saturday, 3 November 2012 – 8:00pm / Kings Place, Hall Two

More at http://www.lifem.org.uk

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