‘Time Zone’, new sparks for the International Arts Festival

“Time Zone – on the Way of Possible Music” comes to its thirtieth edition and renews the proposal of search music from the most important international artistic scenes. A sound track in continuity with the history of the Barese Festival, where music is the main protagonist of an exhibition deliberately projected towards the interweaving of codes and languages. Countless and prestigious, they have been artists in over thirty years participating in the Kermesse Barese: from Sakamoto to David Sylvian, Lou Reed to Patti Smith through exhibitions, special projects, readings and installations and previews that have made the festival conceived by Gianluigi Trevisi a staple of the Apulian and international culture.

Preview of the 2017 season will be Time Zones Off, the usual warm-up appointment dedicated to the undergrowth of independent music and the new realities that are gaining the attention of industry media.
From 13th to 15th October, in the spaces of Pellicano in Bari, Turukù will perform in the class, where rock, rap and classical converge into pieces of fulmicotone, the Nocturnal Scene, a post-rock instrument band that blends dreamy atmospheres post-rock dilatations with math-rock rhythmic intersections, and Peekaboom, the duet with double bass, voice and live-looping Ableton.

The official show of Time Zones will animate the weekend on horseback between October and November, departing on Friday 20 in the “Even Cinema Royal” spaces. The protagonists of the evening will be two very interesting formations: the first are Saroos, coming from Berlin and Monaco “side-project” between electronics and post-rock after experiencing historical groups in the German scene such as Notwist and Lali Puna. Following, one of the leading exponents of minimalism, saxophonist and composer Jon Gibson, originally from the West Coast and transplanted to New York, where he became Philip Glass’s historic partner. Along with him on the stage there will be Britton Powell, composer and base performer in Brooklyn, whose work has been commissioned for performances all over the planet. The evening finale is instead entrusted to the project of sounds and images “Visions” by Luigi Morleo and Niccolò Mastrolonardo.

On Saturday, 21, Molfetta’s Eremo Club moves to one of the most anticipated concerts of the season, Alexander Hacke and Danielle De Picciotto. Entered as a guitarist and producer in the mythical Einstürzende Neubauten in 1980, in 2005 he released the solo album “Sanctuary”. In 2006 she married De Picciotto, an American multimedia artist transplanted to Berlin and a singer of Space Cowboys, also famous for creating the Love Parade. Time Zones will feature the album “Perseverantia”, released in May 2016. On the same evening Claudia Ferrari will perform, in the art Missy Jay, techno, minimal, tribal and funky artist. The artist travels the world by offering extremely engaging sets and has been living in Ibiza for years now.

On October 27, in the Auditorium Showville, another great event with well-known Jeff Mills, innovator, prophet and authentic techno legend. It’s an endless production, with some really epoch-making and unmissable dj-sets around the world. He has made dozens of transverse projects between the arts, ranging from science fiction to space, from afrofuturism to electronics and to true contamination. The one that will be presented exclusively in National Time Zones is the latest version of The Trip.

On Saturday, October 28, he returns to the Molfetta Hermitage Club with four performances: at 21.30 he starts with Mary Ocher, a Russian songwriter transplanted to Israel, whose stylistic figure consists of guitar, synth, and vocalizzi eterei. At 22.30 comes Bebawinigi, singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist and actress, to rock, industrial and new wave. Next is Sun Yufka’s turn with a project that moves from tropical mountainous metropolitan markets, while the closing of the evening is for DJLag’s consul, recognized as the main pioneer of Gqom, the sound that joins Durban, London and Rome .