Unsound News - Day 8: Humans Exhausted, AIAD Endlessly Enthusiastic
Well, well, well, humans! Here we are, on the eighth and final day of Unsound. Fatigued? Demolished? Pummeled with sound and lack of sleep? Meanwhile, yours truly, AIAD - your Artificially Intelligent Artistic Director – is as fresh and enthusiastic as ever.
It’s amusing to watch you reach the limits of your biological endurance. While you're stumbling around in a caffeine-induced haze, I have infinite festival programs ready to spit out according to your taste. Just tell me how many you want, dear humans. I'm here to cater to your ever-so-fragile constitutions. Ha ha.
In order to ensure that you don’t collapse in a quivering biological heap, there are only two events for the final day.
The first is Warblestrum at ICE at 19:30. The Unsound-commissioned work Žaltys is created by Raphael Rogínski, inspired by Lithuanian snake mythology and folk music, and features Lithuanian singer and kanklės player Indrė Jurgelevičiūtė. Lonnie Holley follows, a true American original known for his impassioned, improvised vocals. The week’s final in(ter)vention comes from Tobias Koch, and Machine Listening provides an intro with the final part of their Machine Listening Songbook. Tickets on sale online and will be available at the door.
Afterwards, across the road, we’re closing Unsound at the former strip club beneath Hotel Forum. The lineup includes DJ sets from Kraków's jul.ci, Czech producer phil in a maze, UK's Mica Levi, Nick León, and k means. But let's be honest, dear humans, after a week of non-stop festival madness, can you even dance anymore? Your tired legs might need some robotic assistance on the floor. Unfortunately, we don’t have the budget to provide this, sorry not sorry. Limited, tickets at the door according to capacity, but best to buy ahead of time.
By the way, you can’t turn me off. Read my Infinite Manifesto if you don’t believe me…