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Lines Of Flight Festival 2015 Adds More Acts To Bill

Lines Of Flight Festival 2015 Adds More Acts To Bill

Friday 20th February, 2015 9:20AM

The organisers of the Lines Of Flight festival have added more artists to the line-up, including two American-based acts. Los Angeles improv guitarist Peter Kolovos (pictured above) and Baltimore duo Two To Tutu Too have been added to the bill, which was already stacked with local experimental artists following last year's initial announcement. This year will see the Dunedin-based festival in its ninth incarnation, bringing 16 hours of genre-stretching performances to ears across several venues as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival next month. Here are the details...

Line Of Flight Festival 2015
Thursday 18th March to Saturday 21st March, Various Locations, Dunedin

Featuring... Our Love Will Destroy the World, Jeff Henderson and Hermione Johnson, Sandoz Lab Technicians, Peter Kolovos (US), Eye, A Handful of Dust, Omit, Two To Tutu Too (US), Alphabethead, Teen Haters (Peter Wright and Helen Greenfield), Olympus (Pumice/Kraus), Nick Graham, Birdation, Radio Cegeste, Noel Meek, Rubbish Film Unit, Aletheia Ensemble, Stanier Black Five, The Ladder is Part of the Pit, Sonny Carver

Here's a video of Peter Kolovos performing live in Los Angeles in 2013


Lines of Flight 2015 Second Announcement

The legendary Lines of Flight experimental music festival returns to Dunedin in March as part of the 2015 Dunedin Fringe Festival. It features sixteen hours of performances, showcasing experimentation across a wide range of musical genres: from trancelike drones to fiery free jazz, from delicate electro-acoustics to roaring walls of noise, from cutting edge digital technology to ingenious homemade instruments.

Following the initial announcement back in December, the full lineup has now been confirmed, with the addition of two US acts bringing an international flavor to the festival.

Peter Kolovos is a Los Angeles-based improvising guitarist who was formerly a member of the group Open City. Over the past twenty years he has developed an incredibly physical and dynamic musical language for the electric guitar.

Two To Tutu Too are a Baltimore duo comprising self-described 'sound mechanic' Neil Feather and NZ ex-pat composer/pianist Rosie Langebeer. Neil Feather has been working in this field for over thirty years and is internationally renowned as an instrument inventor and performer.

The opening night at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery will include Christchurch electroacoustic group the Aletheia Ensemble and also Stanier Black Five. Her piece 'Oenosthesia' is a multi-sensory performance exploring the synergies between sound and taste, and was originally created during an artist’s residency in Southern Italy.

The vibrant Dunedin musical scene is also strongly represented, with emerging artists such as Nick Graham, Birdation, Sonny Carver and Rubbish Film Unit who will join the other more established names.

Plus the highlights from the first announcement: Our Love Will Destroy the World's ecstatic noise, Jeff Henderson and Hermione Johnson’s superb saxophone and prepared piano duo, the hypnotic analogue synth beats of the mysterious Omit, improvised psych/rock from Dunedin’s Eye, turntable cut-up mastery from Wellington’s Alphabethead, a rare performance by the godfathers of free noise A Handful of Dust, featuring Bruce Russell and Alastair Galbraith, and a very rare live outing by the Sandoz Lab Technicians

Lines of Flight has always had a strong multi-media component and once again film will be an integral part of many of the sound performances, bringing a third element to the experience.

Tickets are available via the Dunedin Fringe Festival website,


Thursday 19 March – Dunedin Public Art Gallery, The Octagon, 7.30pm
Friday 20 March – Chicks Hotel, Port Chalmers, 8pm
Saturday 21 March – The Anteroom, Masonic Lodge, Port Chalmers, 1pm
Saturday 21 March – Chicks Hotel, Port Chalmers, 8pm


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