Bang & Olufsen have teamed up with the leading international documentary film festival, CPH:DOX as editorial and event partners. The festival takes place across a variety of Copenhagen venues, with hundreds of screenings, Q&As, exhibitions, workshops and much more. 15–25 March 2018.
BANG & OLUFSEN teams up with leading magazine and art fair, Frieze, for a special live edition of our Sound Matters podcast series. Featuring influential director Peter Strickland (director of Berberian Sound Studio, Biophilia Live concert film with Björk, The Duke of Burgundy), Sound Matters producer Tim Hinman and sound designer Eloise Whitmore. 14 March, 7–9pm, London Swedenborg House, free but RSVP required.
Chaz Bear of Toro Y Moi talks about his music, visual art, and creative process, followed by a DJ set for the second night in B&O's three part residency at NY's Public Arts venue (following Badbadnotgood in November 2017). 16 February, 8pm, 215 Chrystie Street. Free with RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our A9 speaker featuring work from the director David Lynch's Paris Suite will be exhibited at Lynch’s second annual Festival of Disruption, taking place at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, 14–16 October.
DEAN BLUNT: CHELSEA SMILER, LAUREL HALO (DJ), BEATRICE DILLON, COBEY SEY (DJ)
B&O PLAY, in partnership with NTS Radio, continues the Parallel Visions series showcasing artists who define contemporary music and the culture that surrounds it. Thursday 5 November, London Electrowerks, 9am–1am.
B&O PLAY x NTS Radio and MoCA present an afternoon of live, outdoor music at The Geffen Contemporary at MoCA. PLAY is proud to collaborate with NTS Radio, known globally for its boundary-pushing radio programming and eclectic event lineups, on this ongoing sound series starting on May 6. RSVP now, space is limited
NTS welcomes a hand-picked selection of LA talent to perform live at MOCA, including: Memphis bred, Los Angeles resident rapper Xavier Wulf, homegrown hip-hop collective Wedidit, dubby psych experimentalist Sun Araw; afro punk band F U Pay Us; and NTS DJ Alima.
May 6, 2017
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
The legend returns to inspire a new desert vibe. A PARTY CALLED RON MCNAIR makes its Coachella debut at the Ace Hotel Palm Springs, Saturday April 22 from 12-6pm. Join us for a special pool party edition of the eclectic and inspired event featuring, as always, the deep house musings of legendary duo TRINIDAD & SENOLIA, with special guest ANEXPRESSO. Free 21 +
When Cut, the Present You Leaks Out Into the Future
On Wednesday, March 29, Ace Hotel London and B&O PLAY present Ample Frequencies: Sevendeaths, an improvisational sound performance that lets language and audio inform each other in unexpected ways.
Performance at 7pm, followed by a panel with artist Sevendeaths aka Steven Shade and writer Timothy J Jarvis, hosted by Sean Adams of Drowned in Sound.
RSVP at www.acehotel.com/ldn-sevendeaths
On Tuesday, March 28, Ace Hotel and B&O PLAY continue to ponder, poke and redefine the edges of sonic consciousness with Ample Frequencies: Unconditional — a multi-channel audio installation and live performance featuring stories and soundscapes documenting American immigrant experience, compiled with help from our community partner, The Filipino American Museum.
The installation will begin in The Lobby at 5pm, with readings commencing at 7pm.
This is also an open call for audio submission. We’re listening. Share stories and field recordings for possible inclusion in the Unconditional installation. All entries qualify for a chance to win a night's stay at Ace Hotel New York.
Visit acehotel.com/unconditional to submit your sounds, and for more details.
Live performances, films, workshops, and panels celebrate the interactive ecosystem of local and international music communities, as well as a label fair where visitors can explore some of the most interesting and cutting-edge music being released today.
Organized with Bill Kouligas, featuring Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Terre Thaemlitz, Honey Dijon and others, Between 0 and 1 is a series of performances, talks, screenings, and workshops that highlight and investigate the relationship between gender non-conforming identities, technology, and electronic music. Additional participants and schedule to be announced.
A listening exhibition and dance party aimed at celebrating and inciting cultural exchange through curated audio/visual music experiences.
Ron’s legacy as both scientist and musician parallels that ever present pursuit. We aim to capture that spirit of possibility and interdisciplinary exchange and have a good time doing it. Music for the evening will be provided by Garth Trinidad & Mateo Senolia. Free with RSVP. /21+ The Ace Hotel, Los Angeles.