MUTEK Japan is a four-day music festival that combines electronic music, art and technology. The festival features a mix of international and local artists along with chances to see and experience the latest technology. Composers, musicians, artists and digital creators will collaborate to create unforgettable performances in an event that focuses on mutation as much as it does music and technology.
During the days there will be presentations including ‘An Overview of Mutek’, networking events, Artist Talks, discussion panels, AI demonstrations, a Touch Designer Workshop hosted by Derivative and Music Maker Sessions by Ableton.
Evening events are divided into Nocturnes, A/Visions and an Afterparty, held at Shibuya Stream Hall, Liquid Room, Line Cube Shibuya and EDGEof. Highlights include Norimichi Hirakawa, Kode 9, Osion, RAMZI, Chloe Juliette, Mari Sakurai, Fake Eyes Production and Falaises.
One of this year’s top performers is Veronica Vasicka, who will appear at Liquid Room on Saturday. mixing techno, minimalist synth and house music she has a particular interest in obscure electronic music including Italo disco and new wave. On Sunday Falaises, Hiroaki Umeda and Robert Henke will take to the Line Cube stage followed by VOX and Sebu Hiroko closing the event with the
After a couple of years at the Miraikan Science museum, Mutek is returning to Shibuya – the place where it all began in 2016. Announced performers include Falaises, Hiroaki Umeda, Line Katcho, Myriam Bleau, Tim Hecker and The Konoyo Ensemble and Kode9.
There is a 5-day passport available for ¥20,000 which grants access to different venues across the full schedule.