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Sunday

00:00 // Kino Pod Baranami
Night Of The Living Dirt Midnight Videotape Horror Sessions - Opening Marathon
Stay awake until dawn with a video tape horror exploitation movie marathon curated by Jigoku. Starts on the midnight hour of Unsound 2010. With "Blue Eyes of The Broken Doll" (Spain, dir. Carlos Aured, 1973), "Scorpion Thunderbolt" (Hong Kong, dir. Godfrey Ho, 1988) and "The Demon Lover" (US, dir. Donald G. Jackson & Jerry Younkins, 1976). English, without subtitles.
Tickets: 15 zl (not included in pass)
16:00 // Fabryka
Opening of "The Hidden"
"The Hidden" is a series of installations located in the cellars, corners and disused rooms of a former cosmetics factory. They explore submerged sound, histories, menace and music. With Mordant Music, Finnbogi Petursson, Jana Winderen, Jacob Kirkegaard & Lukasz Szalenkiewicz.
Tickets: Free
19:00 // Kijow Centrum
Unsound Opening Concerts: The Dark Side
Icelander Daniel Bjarnason conducts Sinfonietta Cracovia performing Bernard Herrmann’s soundtrack to Hitchcock’s “Psycho”, Penderecki’s “Kanon for Orchestra and Tape” and Bjarnason’s own “Bow to String”, with a new animation by Una Lorezen. Presented with the Miasmah label, Marcus Fjellström presents eerie screenings and music including a commissioned piece with Sinfonietta Cracovia and Elegi.
19:30 Elegi
19:30 Marcus Fjellström
19:30 Daníel Bjarnason
19:30 Sinfonietta Cracovia
Tickets: 25 zl
21:00 // Manggha
Opening party: Blood Suckers
Asked to contribute frightening music to Unsound, Polish cult band Baaba decided to reinterpret Krzysztof Komeda’s score for Roman Polanski horror spoof “Fearless Vampire Killers”. Haunting and humorous, this combines jazz, folk songs and classical music. Roll the Dice open, a Swedish duo referencing everything from John Carpenter to Basic Channel. Visuals by Norwegian Frode Fjerdingstad.
21:30 Roll the Dice
22:30 Baaba, with Special Guests Natalia Przybysz & Małgorzata Sarbak
Tickets: 20 zl
00:00 // Kino Pod Baranami
Night Of The Living Dirt Midnight Videotape Horror Sessions
The series of horror exploitation films on battered videotape continues, curated by Jigoku. “Blood Lust” (Germany, dir. Marijan David Vajda, 1976) features a lonely deaf mute addicted to sucking the blood from female corpses, leading to murder and madness. David Lewellyn’s beautiful score enhances the wigged out vibe to make “Blood Lust” the great unsung classic of necrophiliac cinema.
Tickets: 6 zl (not included in pass)
13:00 // Fabryka
"The Hidden"
"The Hidden" is a series of installations located in the cellars, corners and disused rooms of a former cosmetics factory. They explore submerged sound, histories, menace and music. With Mordant Music, Finnbogi Petursson, Jana Winderen, Jacob Kirkegaard & Lukasz Szalenkiewicz as well as David Bickerstaff. Open each day from 13:00 to 18:00.
Tickets: Free
17:00 // Goethe-Institut
Tales From the Crypt 1: The Kafkagarden Lichtspiel Show
Marcus Fjellström discusses his audio-visual work.
Tickets: Free
19:30 // Manggha
Intersections
Artists intersecting jazz, post-rock and electronica, connected via Adam Pierce’s amorphous Mice Parade project. Norwegian singer-songwriter Silje Nes utilizes electronics, acoustic instruments and vocals. Laetitia Sadier is the French singer from Stereolab, starting an exciting solo career. Mice Parade specialize in naunced songwriting and intricate instrumentals, with a new release on Fat Cat.
20:00 Silje Nes
21:00 Laetitia Sadier
22:00 Mice Parade
Tickets: 25 zl
00:00 // Kino Pod Baranami
Night Of The Living Dirt Midnight Videotape Horror Sessions
The series of horror exploitation films on battered videotape continues, curated by Jigoku. "Headless Eyes" (US, dir. Ken Bateman, 1971) is possibly the ultimate New York horror sleazer of them all. A demented artist takes revenge on those who have wronged him by removing their eyeballs. Made by producers normally involved in grinding out mid-70s pornos. English, without subtitles.
Tickets: 6 zl (not included in pass)
13:00 // Fabryka
"The Hidden"
"The Hidden" is a series of installations located in the cellars, corners and disused rooms of a former cosmetics factory. They explore submerged sound, histories, menace and music. With Mordant Music, Finnbogi Petursson, Jana Winderen, Jacob Kirkegaard & Lukasz Szalenkiewicz as well as David Bickerstaff. Open each day from 13:00 to 18:00.
Tickets: Free
17:00 // Goethe-Institut
Sound Art
Discussion on sound art with the makers of “The Hidden” installations. More details coming soon.
Tickets: Free
19:30 // Manggha
Reanimators
Unsound explores further film and live music, with two unique shows. Norwegian Miasmah artist Elegi unites with Krakow soprano Jolanta Kowalska and cello player Marcin Laczynski to reanimate silent horror film footage. Polish duo Sza/Za present a project supported by Unsound and the NY Polish Cultural Institute: live soundtracks for Polanski shorts, referencing the original Krzysztof Komeda music.
20:00 Elegi
21:00 Sza/Za
Tickets: 20 zl
00:00 // Kino Pod Baranami
Night Of The Living Dirt Midnight Videotape Horror Sessions
The series of horror exploitation films on battered videotape continues, curated by Jigoku. In “Premonition" (US, dir. Alan Rudolph, 1971) a stoner rock band travel to a secluded cabin to rehearse for a "freak out" music happening. Drugs and unseen forces in the woods threaten their sanity. A neglected psychotropic classic, with noisy electronics from Harold Budd. English, without subtitles.
Tickets: 6 zl (not included in pass)
13:00 // Fabryka
"The Hidden"
"The Hidden" is a series of installations located in the cellars, corners and disused rooms of a former cosmetics factory. They explore submerged sound, histories, menace and music. With Mordant Music, Finnbogi Petursson, Jana Winderen, Jacob Kirkegaard & Lukasz Szalenkiewicz as well as David Bickerstaff. Open each day from 13:00 to 18:00.
Tickets: Free
15:00 // Kino 18
Music Journalism Workshop
After a first edition at Unsound 2009, the festival holds a second phase of its music journalism workshop. Andy Battaglia (Pitchfork, Spin, Wall Street Journal, RA ) and Philip Sherburne (Pitchfork, The Wire, NY Times) lead discussions, as well as give exercises and advice. Register at [email protected]
Tickets: Free.
19:30 // Manggha
Apocalypse Now
The extreme, ear-shredding side of Unsound’s Horror theme. Norwegian band Shining fuses jazz and prog rock with black metal, resulting in blackjazz, a blistering, frenzied sound. Also from Norway, Jazkamer is a renowned noise-metal duo. Swiss group Monno plumbs the depths of doom metal to create a bleak, frightening sound with sax player Antoine Chessex at the core. Earplugs at the door.
20:00 Jazkamer
21:00 Monno
22:00 Shining
Tickets: 25 zl
00:00 // Kino Pod Baranami
Night Of The Living Dirt Midnight Videotape Horror Sessions
The series of horror exploitation films on battered videotape continues, curated by Jigoku. "Wolf Devil Woman" (Hong Kong/Tawain, dir. Ling Chang, 1982) tells the story of a girl raised by wolves who becomes the Wolfen Ninja, hell bent on avenging her parents' murder. Cue psychedelic strobe effects, gory splatter and choreographed martial arts sword duels. English, without subtitles.
Tickets: 6 zl (not included in pass)
13:00 // Fabryka
"The Hidden"
"The Hidden" is a series of installations located in the cellars, corners and disused rooms of a former cosmetics factory. They explore submerged sound, histories, menace and music. With Mordant Music, Finnbogi Petursson, Jana Winderen, Jacob Kirkegaard & Lukasz Szalenkiewicz as well as David Bickerstaff. Open each day from 13:00 to 18:00.
Tickets: Free
15:00 // Kino Pod Baranami
Ableton Workshop with Mike Huckaby
Detroit producer and DJ Mike Huckaby is well known for his highly regarded Ableton workshops. Come learn some tips - gratis!
Tickets: Free
17:00 // Cafe Cheder
Tales From The Crypt 2: The Art of Darkness
Why are experimental forms of music often drawn to the dark side? Panelists discuss the art of creating dark sounds for personal compositions, film and computer games. Panelists include Ben Frost, Brian Williams (aka Lustmord), Polish artist Zenial and Raz Mesinai (Badawi), whose film score for Hellraiser 5 was rejected for being “too scary”. The moderator is music journalist Andy Battaglia.
Tickets: Free
19:00 // St Katherine's Church
Disturbed Calm
Music to both calm and disturb, set in a stunning 16th century gothic church. Its natural, massive reverb is perfect for Canadian sound sculptor Tim Hecker, as well as a special project by Swedish duo Wildbirds & Peacedrums. They perform with a 14-strong choir comprised of Schola Cantorum Reykjavík Chamber Choir and Krakow’s Octava Ensemble, singing arrangements arranged by Hildur Guðnadóttir.
20:00 Tim Hecker
20:45 Wildbirds & Peacedrums
20:45 Schola Cantorum Reykjavik Chamber Choir
20:45 OCTAVA Ensemble
Tickets: 35 zl
22:00 // Fabryka
Out of the Fog: Darkness to Disco
Noise, synth, dub and disco. Oneohtrix Point Never deals in analogue sounds, Demdike Stare with dark, atmospheric rhythms and Jigoku take you on an evil-tinged psychedelic trip. Drum/electronics duo Zombie Zombie perform music of horror maestro John Carpenter, feat. special guest Alan Howarth. Lindstrom, Norwegian king of contemporary disco, cranks the party into a different stratosphere.
22:30 Oneohtrix Point Never
23:15 Jigoku
00:00 Demdike Stare
01:00 Zombie Zombie
01:50 Lindstrøm
Tickets: 30 zl
00:00 // Kino Pod Baranami
Night Of The Living Dirt Midnight Videotape Horror Sessions
The series of horror exploitation films on battered videotape continues, curated by Jigoku. "A Cold Night's Death" (US, dir. Jerrold Freeman, 1973) is set in a polar station, where scientists suspect an evil being is tracking them. Claustrophobic, with electronic sound from Gil Melle, this made for TV obscurity may have been the template for Carpenter's "The Thing". English, without subtitles.
Tickets: 6 zl (not included in pass)
13:00 // Fabryka
"The Hidden"
"The Hidden" is a series of installations located in the cellars, corners and disused rooms of a former cosmetics factory. They explore submerged sound, histories, menace and music. With Mordant Music, Finnbogi Petursson, Jana Winderen, Jacob Kirkegaard & Lukasz Szalenkiewicz as well as David Bickerstaff. Open each day from 13:00 to 18:00.
Tickets: Free
15:00 // Kino Pod Baranami
Sound Design and Horror Film Workshop with Alan Howarth
A horror sound design workshop with one of the masters in the field, Alan Howarth, who has worked on countless movies including the "Star Trek" series, "Poltergeist", "The Thing", "Raiders of The Lost Arc", "Exterminator 2", "Robocop 2", and many more.
Tickets: Free
17:00 // Cafe Cheder
Tales From The Crypt 3: Q&A with Goblin
Members of Goblin discuss the history of their band, including work with horror film directors Dario Argento and George A. Romero. Joel Martin leads the conversation.
Tickets: Free
18:30 // Kijow Centrum
Darkness & Light
Contrasts abound tonight. Lustmord’s show is the second in 28 years from a legendary artist crafting intricate, dark soundscapes. Icelander Hildur Guðnadóttir performs haunting cello in a trio including Adam Wiltzie (Stars of The Lid). Moritz von Oswald Trio (Moritz, Vladislav Delay, Max Loderbauer) deliver a complex, unique live show that RA said sounds “like stoned cyborgs covering Miles Davis.”
19:30 Hildur Guðnadóttir
19:30 Andre Vida
19:30 Adam Bryanbaum Wiltzie
20:30 Lustmord
21:30 Moritz von Oswald Trio
Tickets: 45 zl
22:00 // Fabryka
Hybrids, co-presented with Bunker, Brooklyn
2 rooms of innovative club music. Room 1 explores stuttering rhythms, snaking percussion and darkly hypnotic melodies from Raime, Actress, Shackleton and Oni Ayhun. Afterward, Detroit producers Mike Huckaby and Kyle Hall lighten the tone. Room 2 sees Petre Insperescu, Derek Plaslaiko and Jacek Sienkiewicz play long, fluid techno and house sets designed to make your body move and head spin.
22:00 Eltron John ( Room 2 )
23:15 Raime ( Room 1 )
00:00 Actress ( Room 1 )
00:30 Derek Plaslaiko ( Room 2 )
01:00 Oni Ayhun ( Room 1 )
02:00 Shackleton ( Room 1 )
02:30 Jacek Sienkiewicz ( Room 2 )
03:00 Kyle Hall ( Room 1 )
03:30 Petre Inspirescu ( Room 2 )
04:30 Mike Huckaby ( Room 1 )
Tickets: 30 zl
00:00 // Kino Pod Baranami
Night Of The Living Dirt Midnight Videotape Horror Sessions
A classic of 70’s British horror and one of Jigoku’s all time late night favourites, Death Line is a quirky tale of death and decay set in the depths of London underground. A spate of murders in the tunnels of Russell Square tube station is baffling the police (lead by old school genre stalwart Donald Pleasence – giving a very bizarre performance here).
Tickets: 6 zl (not included in pass)
13:00 // Teatr Nowy
Aattoir Fermé & Miasmah present “The Pretty One”, with Kreng
Kreng releases darkly disturbing music on Norwegian label Miasmah in 2009. This is the international sneak preview of a work by controversial Belgian theatre company Abattoir Fermé, to present Kreng’s music live, a neo-gothic ghost story on the line between concert, film and performance. Inspired by Leslie Van Houten, former beauty queen and Manson gang member, it’s for adults only.
Kreng
Tickets: 15 zl (not included in pass)
13:00 // Fabryka
"The Hidden"
"The Hidden" is a series of installations located in the cellars, corners and disused rooms of a former cosmetics factory. They explore submerged sound, histories, menace and music. With Mordant Music, Finnbogi Petursson, Jana Winderen, Jacob Kirkegaard & Lukasz Szalenkiewicz as well as David Bickerstaff. Open each day from 13:00 to 18:00.
Tickets: Free
13:30 // Kino 18
Tales From The Crypt 4: The Use of Library Music in Exploitation Films
Speaking with music journalist Philip Sherburne, horror soundtrack expert Joel Martin discusses the use of “library music” in exploitation films, from “Dawn of the Dead” to “Grindhouse”. Martin will focus on De Wolfe Music, which began its recorded library in 1927 with the advent of talkies and now has more than 70,000 tracks. Will include clips and sound from films discussed.
Tickets: Free
15:00 // Teatr Nowy
Aattoir Fermé & Miasmah present “The Pretty One”, with Kreng
Repeat performance.
Tickets: 15 zl (not included in pass)
15:00 // Alchemia
The No Fun House of Horror, co-presented with No Fun, Brooklyn
Artists working with noise, drones and creepy sounds, punctuated by moments of strange beauty. Assembled with Carlos Gifoni, mastermind behind the No Fun festival and label, the showcase includes his own pulsating sound sculptures and the fuzzed out ambience of Brooklyn-based multi-media artist Noveller. Norway’s Hild Sofie teams up Poland’s Anna Zaradny for a special one-off collaboration.
15:30 Carlos Giffoni
16:15 Hild Sofie Tafjord
16:15 Anna Zaradny
17:00 Noveller
Tickets: Free
18:00 // Teatr Nowy
Aattoir Fermé & Miasmah present “The Pretty One”, with Kreng
Repeat performance.
Tickets: 15 zl (not included in pass)
18:30 // Engineering Museum
Fragments of Fear
Dario Argento’s 70’s slasher film Suspiria wouldn’t have been the same without Goblin’s twisted, eerie soundtrack. The legendary Italian band performs with a Norwegian visual artist, drawing on Argento’s movies. US band Emeralds support, using anaolog synth and guitar to create enveloping waves of sound. UK Crate diggers Joel Martin and Cherry Stones set the mood with obscure horror soundtracks.
18:30 Joel Martin
18:30 Cherrystones
19:45 Emeralds
20:45 Goblin
Tickets: 35zl
22:00 // Fabryka
Bass Mutations
2 rooms of Bass Mutations, exploring music that's emerged from the genre formerly known as dubstep. Room 1 presents the way bass music is mutating the subtler, more introspective aspects of the dance floor, as well as banging hybrid forms. Room 2 is presented with The Index, a new label from Dave Q (of NYC’s Dub War) and Badawi, largely with a darker, more experimental tone.
22:00 DaveQ ( Room 2 )
22:30 SUPRA1 ( Room 1 )
00:00 FaltyDL ( Room 1 )
00:00 Cosmin TRG ( Room 1 )
00:30 Kontext ( Room 2 )
01:00 Mount Kimbie ( Room 1 )
01:30 Badawi (Raz Mesinai) ( Room 2 )
02:00 James Blake ( Room 1 )
02:30 Terror Danjah ( Room 2 )
03:00 Joy Orbison ( Room 1 )
03:30 eleven tigers ( Room 2 )
04:00 Dorian Concept ( Room 1 )
04:30 Spatial ( Room 2 )
Visuals: Birk MFO Pussykrew
Tickets: 30 zl
13:00 // Fabryka
"The Hidden"
"The Hidden" is a series of installations located in the cellars, corners and disused rooms of a former cosmetics factory. They explore submerged sound, histories, menace and music. With Mordant Music, Finnbogi Petursson, Jana Winderen, Jacob Kirkegaard & Lukasz Szalenkiewicz as well as David Bickerstaff. Open each day from 13:00 to 18:00.
Tickets: Free
15:00 // Academy of Music Concert
Don't Go Down There: An Afternoon With Alan Howarth and Black to Comm, co-produced with Studio for Electroacoustic Music
In the 1980s, composer/sound designer Alan Howarth used synths to create horror/sci-fi film soundtracks with the legendary John Carpenter. In a rare, special appearance, Howarth performs the scores live. Black to Comm is a renowned project from Dekorder label owner Marc Richter, utilizing electronics and traditional instruments to create ominous, melancholy works; they perform as a trio.
15:00 Black to Comm
16:00 Alan Howarth
Tickets: 15 zl (not included in pass)
17:00 // Academy of Music Concert
Tales From the Crypt 5: Q & A with Alan Howarth, co-produced with Studio for Electroacoustic Music
UK horror soundtrack expert Joel Martin speaks with Alan Howarth about working with John Carpenter on seminal horror soundtracks for films such as "Escape From New York", "Halloween" 2,3,4,5,6, "They Live!" and "Prince of Darkness". Also discusses his role as sound designer for the "Star Trek" movies, "The Thing", "Poltergeist", "Raiders of The Lost Arc" and many more.
Alan Howarth
Tickets: Free
19:00 // Kijow Centrum
World Premiere of Music For Solaris
The highly anticipated world premiere of a new project by Ben Frost and Daniel Bjarnason. Created with Sinfonietta Cracovia and commissioned by Unsound, it is inspired by Krakow writer Stanislaw Lem's novel “Solaris”, as well as Andrei Tarkovsky's film adaptation.
19:30 Ben Frost
19:30 Daníel Bjarnason
19:30 Sinfonietta Cracovia
Tickets: 35 zl
21:00 // Pauza
Double Trouble, co-presented with Last.FM
Double the trouble at Unsound’s closing party, with sensational pairings. Co-presenters Last.FM send their DJ team. Polish producer The Phantom steps out of the jungle to spread playful vibes with Zeppy Zep, while Beatbully and Melkeveien blast Scandinavian skwee. Numbers headliners Deadboy and Jackmaster appear with one of the freshest DJ sets around.
21:00 Last.fm DJ Team
22:30 Zeppy Zep
22:30 The Phantom
00:00 Beatbully
00:00 Melkeveien
01:30 Jackmaster
01:30 Deadboy
Tickets: Free
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