This is the 12th year of the annual SoundOut festival, and in 2021 we will bring to you the continuation of the incredible explorative sonic arts event. This Experimental Music festival to will uplift tired ears, explore the unknown, see within the fabric of sound, unravel the threads of normative musical praxis, and question sonic hegemonies. Usually we host an International and interstate group of artists, however due to C19 restrictions and funding challenges we will host artists from the Southeast region in 2021. The festival will include Artists such as Brian McNamara, Charles Martin, Chayla Ueckert-Smith, Ethan McAlister, Jackson Weibe, Louise Curham, Miroslav Bukovsky, Monika Brooks, Old Media Orchestra [LC, RJ, TMB +], Paul Duchesne, Pip Gazard, Reuben Ingalls, Rhys Butler , Richard Johnson, Sally Golding, Siena Mitchell, Tom Fell, Tracy M Benson. We have also included experimental film, video and sound from the Old Media Orchestra using mostly old and “out-of-date media”. It including some of the artists mentioned above: Louise Curham, Tracy M Benson, and on reel to reel tapes/radio transmitters etc Richard Johnson …+ other artists.
It will be held over the Saturday 6th – Sunday 7th February 2021 at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery with approximately 8 hrs of music spread over the 2 days; with 4 sessions of music comprising of numerous sets.