LEV or Visual Electronics Laboratory is the project which, since 2007, seeks to provide an overview, eclectic and qualitative spectrum of branches present at the creation linked to electronic music and visual arts.
A physical and ephemeral space, concerned about the natural synergy between image and sound, live action, experimentation and the continuous mutations and hybridizations between genres and styles that emphasize the importance of music and visual arts as manifestations art in constant evolution and transformation.
The sixth edition of the Visual Electronics Laboratory will be held on 27 and 28 April in different areas of Labor City of Culture, in Gijón, and once again bring together a selection of the most interesting local and international artists, young talents and established artists.
Mika Vainio, Kuedo, Soap & Skin, Anstam and Old Apparatus are the first names confirmed for LEV 2012.
Mika Vainio has gals who credited as one of the true pioneers sound more abrasive and less comfortable. Member of Pan Sonic dissolved, probably one of the most important has been the experimental electronic, noise and industrial music, presented in Gijón his whirlwind of sound typically supported by platforms such as Raster Noton or Touch Editions Mego.
Kuedo has been one of the revelations of the past 2011. His latest work, Severant, has been unanimously acclaimed as one of the best albums of last year and in 2012 LEV will have its presence in direct formatting.
LEV 2012 also will be attended by Soap & Skin, that with the imminent publication of his second album, Narrow, show why the festival is one of the artists with most today. The universe of sound that has managed to carve pianos based harrowing and disturbing personal mix of pop, electronica and dark ambient cinematic de facto places it as one of the most exciting artists today.
Anstam and Old Apparatus are two of the most striking of the last year. Anstam, signer of one of the albums of the year, the essential Dispel Dances, presented in a sweeping live audiovisual LEV. Like Old Apparatus, the mysterious group that, after publishing two great 12 “Deep Medi Musik, is positioned as one of the most interesting promises for the future and that will also feature live AV LEV.