Eclectic Sydney label Art As Catharsis presents NICEFEST 2015, a diverse showcase of progressive Australian music featuring Serious Beak, We Lost The Sea, Crooked Fiddle Band, Dumbsaint, Chordophones, Captain Kickarse and the Awesomes, Brian Campeau, Facemeat, Instrumental Adj, Hashshashin, and the Hinterlandt Ensemble. In addition, the ensemble will play more extensive sets in Sydney and Katoomba.
Sat 29 Aug 15 | Sydney | Nicefest | from 3.00pm w/ Serious Beak, Crooked Fiddle Band, Brian Campeau, more
Sun 06 Sep 15 | Sydney | People’s Republic | from 6.30pm w/ Andy Rantzen, Astrid Zeman | Please RSVP
Sun 20 Sep 15 | Katoomba | Hotel Blue | from 4.00pm | presented by Fusion Boutique
Following these gigs, the ensemble will enter into an intense composer residency at Campbelltown Arts Centre.
The Hinterlandt Ensemble plays at the wonderful Glebe Town Hall in Sydney on Sunday 22 March 2015, along with acclaimed violinist Daniel Weltlinger and turntablist Morphingaz. Please join us at 5pm for a relaxed Sunday afternoon of left-of-chamber music. Tickets are $16 from Mosthtix or $20 on the door.
Video from that concert:
Hinterlandt: Alltagswelt (Movement 5)
Hinterlandt is entering into a new phase: the Hinterlandt Ensemble is dedicated to an acoustic sound aesthetic. The group features Bronwyn Cumbo and Stephanie Zarka on violins, Simeon Johnson on cello, and Jochen Gutsch on acoustic guitar and trumpet. The ensemble is performing original material composed by Jochen, brought to life by the players with their own artistic personalities. Please come to see the new set and let us know what you think of it:
Thu 04 Dec 2014 – Sydney – Green Room Lounge – w/ Fabels + Sails
Thu 18 Dec 2014 – Sydney – 107 Projects – w/ Godswounds + Julian Knowles
Fri 30 Jan 2015 – Sydney – Blackwire Records – w/ Guiguisuisui + Milkk + Blackie (Hard-Ons)
Hinterlandt solo shows in Germany:
Thu 10 July 2014 – Hamburg – Weissraum
Fri 11 July 2014 – Bremen – Projektraum 404 @ Kulturbüro Bremen
Sat 12 July 2014 – Hannover – Galeria Lunar
Tue 15 July 2014 – Munich – Klangbüro @ Halle 6
Fri 18 July 2014 – Berlin – Zum Böhmischen Dorf
Sat 19 July 2014 – Dresden – Schokofabrik
Hinterlandt is playing in Jakarta/Indonesia in December and Hobart/Tasmania in January. This is exciting news as both places are “new territory” for Hinterlandt. The Mona Foma festival has an incredibly diverse international line-up, featuring everyone from Matmos via Sun Ra Arkestra and the Australian Chamber Orchestra Quartet to black metal icon Striborg. Hinterlandt is scheduled to play before the HIVE project by Tyondai Braxton (ex Battles).
Tue 17 Dec 2013 – Jakarta – Basement Cafe w/ Evi + Kibo & Fams + Paranoias + Vegas
Wed 18 Dec 2013 – Jakarta – Xabi Music Studio w/ Grasslite + Vanessa TM
Fri 17 Jan 2014 – Hobart – Mona Foma Festival w/ Tyondai Braxton’s HIVE
Hinterlandt is looking forward to playing at Sound Summit as well as a few other shows:
Thu 10 Oct 2013 – Sydney – Free the Beats @ Venue 505 w/ Suede Merit + Jozz Scott + James Nichols + more
Thu 31 Oct 2013 – Sydney – Green Room Lounge w/ Andy Rantzen + Telafonica
Thu 07 Nov 2013 – Sydney – Sound Summit Festival w/ Oval + Heinz Riegler + Sky Needle + more
Sat 09 Nov 2013 – Canberra – National Film and Sound Archive w/ Oval + Spartak
Thu 14 Nov 2013 – Sydney – Goethe-Institut w/ Oval
Sat 16 Nov 2013 – Sydney – Alpha Art Gallery w/ Scattered Order + Fabels
Hear the new album live on stage:
Thu 18 Oct 12 – Melbourne – The Gasometer w/ Glasfrosch + Roussemoff + Lunaire
Sun 21 Oct 12 – Sydney – The Vanguard w/ Jamie Hutchings
Wed 14 Nov 12 – Wollongong – Yours and Owls w/ Piers Twomey + The Mad Pride
Thu 15 Nov 12 – Sydney – Proper Music Social w/ Jamie Hutchings + Piers Twomey
Sat 17 Nov 12 – Canberra – The Phoenix w/ Cracked Actor + Reuben Ingall
Thu 22 Nov 12 – Brisbane – The Waiting Room w/ Anonymeye + Julian Knowles + Puzahki
Thu 29 Nov 12 – Sydney – Notes w/ Agnes Kain + Emma Davis
Sat 01 Dec 12 – Sydney – Laughing Outlaw Label Party
It looks like this is going to be a busy year. Apart from working on material for the new album on Laughing Outlaw Records, Hinterlandt was invited to join the annual Crooked Fiddle Band party, and will soon after play in Wollongong, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney with friends such as Grün, Piers Twomey and Fabels. Hope to see you there:
Sat 28 Jan 12 – Sydney – The Annandale w/ Crooked Fiddle Band + Barons of Tang + Fanny Lumsden + Delaney Davidson + The Birdman
Fri 10 Feb 12 – Wollongong – Yours and Owls w/ Grün + Piers Twomey + Saan
Sat 11 Feb 12 – Canberra – The Phoenix w/ Grün + Mornings
Wed 07 Mar 12 – Melbourne – Bar Open w/ Ash Wednesday (Einstürzende Neubauten etc.) + Open Backs
Thu 08 Mar 12 – Melbourne – Pony Bar (Late night show, starts at 1am)
Sun 11 Mar 12 – Sydney – Lansdowne w/ Fabels + Faspeedelay + Pink Flod
In the lead-up to the Melbourne shows, don’t miss the radio interviews on RRR “Delivery” and PBS “Art of Bleep” on Sunday 04 March.
A couple of things to round off a busy year:
Mon 14/11/2011: Hinterlandt has a full hour of music, talk and live set on 2SER Radio’s Extended Play.
Sat 18/11/2011: Guest trumpet gig in Mark Moldre‘s band at Notes, supporting Jamie Hutchings.
Wed 30/11/2011: Hinterlandt with The Scrapes and An Infinity Room at FBI Social.
Thu 01/12/2011: Radio interview about Goethe-Institut remix project with SBS Radio.
Sun 04/12/2011: Hinterlandt joins the Laughing Outlaw XMas Bash at Petersham Bowling Club.