Red Bull Music Academy NEW YORK 2012 & MUTEK tour Canada!
February 29 – March 7: Egyptrixx, Martyn & RBMA Graduates Perform in 8 Cities
February 06, 2012
As the opening salvo in an exciting new partnership, MUTEK, Canada’s premier festival for digital creativity and electronic music, is teaming up with Red Bull Music Academy to present a cross-Canadian tour! Bothleading advocates for the creative uses of technology, Red Bull Music Academy and MUTEK will touch down in eight Canadian cities between February 29th to March 7th, 2012. Focussing on electronic artists who blur the lines between genres, the tour will be headlined by Toronto’s EGYPTRIXX (Night Slugs) and Dutch producer MARTYN (Brainfeeder, 3024), who was first brought to Canadian shores by MUTEK, back in 2008.
Red Bull Music Academy New York 2012 & MUTEK Canadian Tour, featuring Egyptrixx & Martyn
February 29, 2012 – Ottawa, ON -Junxion
March 1, 2012 – Toronto, ON –Wrongbar
March 2, 2012 – Montreal, QC –S.A.T.
March 3, 2012 – Vancouver, BC – Open Studios
March 4, 2012 – Victoria, BC -LuckyBar
March 6, 2012 – Saskatoon, AB -Scratch
March 7, 2012 – Calgary, AB -HiFi
For MUTEK, this tour kicks off a season of announcements and new initiatives, while offering the organization an all-too-rare occasion to visit the many Canadian supporters who make the annual trip to the Montreal festival. To coincide with the tour, MUTEK is launching its brand-new website the week of February 27th. Featuring a TV network, radio station, magazine, and so much more, the new MUTEK.org is designed to fill the absence of a strong, independent Canadian presence in the nation’s digital-arts media, and become more inclusive of the country in its entirety.
Six days after the tour wraps up in Calgary, on Tuesday, March 13th, MUTEK will reveal its first round of performers for the 13th edition, which takes place this spring from May 30th to June 3rd!
For Red Bull Music Academy, the Canadian tour highlights the academy to potential applicants through Red Bull Music Academy Session lectures, Q&A and concert series. Taking place in New York City from September 30th to November 2nd, 2012, apllications for the next Red Bull Music Academy are being accepted from February 2nd to April 2nd, 2012, at www.redbullmusicacademy.com. During the tour, Egyptrixx and Martyn will also take part in Red Bull Music Academy lectures in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary, highlighting one of the Academy’s most popular features. Meanwhile, mymanhenri will host an intimate look at the Academy before each show, showcasing Red Bull Music Academy’s core activities to applicants.
For more information:
To listen to Martyn’s set from MUTEK 2008