is an English translation of all the general information about us
and what we do. All the specific information and news about forthcoming
events is only put up on the main Swedish page and not translated.
This is just because all the practical details of times, addresses,
etc are pretty self explanatory and all the musical descriptions
of the artists often use terms which are very similar to the English
ones. Plus there are links to the artists' own websites where you
can get a better idea of what they do, and these sites are usually
organise gigs in Malmö, Sweden, primarily for experimental,
electronic and improvised music. The main aim is to give artists
within the local music scene the opportunity to play live, as well
as to bring about unexpected collaborations between artists who
perhaps haven't played live together before.
important function of Motvikt is to act as a creative outlet for
ourselves. This means that during our nights we often take the opportunity
to play live or collaborate with other artists who are performing,
as well as sometimes playing our field recordings and records or
showcasing some other aspect of our own musical activities.
you like to play?
of our main goals is give artists the opportunity to perform, and
especially to provide an outlet for those who often don't get the
chance to play live in Malmö. So if you are involved with or
interested in the kind of music we are focusing on then you are
very welcome to get in touch with us. In addition to live performances
we are also very open to suggestions for other kinds of contributions
to our nights, for example if you want to play some records or field
recordings or present a sound installation.
you are a touring artist who is interested in playing in Malmö
then you are also welcome to get in touch with us. However we can't
guarantee that we will be able to help you as we are by no means
professional promoters - all our gigs are organised on a low- or
no- budget basis!
/ Mailing list
you would like to join our email list and receive information about
forthcoming events then simply send a blank email to the above address
with 'mailing list' as the subject.
Brewster / Peter Henning