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Against 2013: Fukuoka Extreme Music Festival

START: Sep 7, 2013 END: Sep 27, 2013

Now in it’s sixth year the Against Fukuoka Extreme Music Festival has gained a solid reputation and following in Japan and also internationally. Against is one of the world’s most unique festivals of extreme music which includes performances, discussions, exhibitions and workshops by local and international noise, improv, free jazz, punk and grindcore musicians. The 2013 festival features performances by Jojo Hiroshige (Hijokaidan), Sudden Infant, Lasse Marhaug (Jazkamer), Paal Nilssen-Love (The Thing / Atomic) and also Jim O’Rourke (Sonic Youth, Gastr Del Sol, Loose Fur).

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Full festival schedule below.

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Sudden Infant, Hurricane Grind, Hercel
Sudden Infant is the solo project of Swiss sound artist/performer Joke Lanz. This is the first time for Joke to perform in Fukuoka. Also featured will be Fukuoka noise acts HerceL and Hurricane Grind.

• 9/7 (Sat.) 19:00 open / 20:00 start
• Art Space Tetra Fukuoka
• ¥1,500 (+ 1 drink order)
• 福岡市博多区須崎町 2-15
http://www.as-tetra.info/
• 092-262-6560

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Maggie Guiaaaaa, 電子卓上音楽団, shayne bowden, 城戸 英章
Local veteran noise unit Maggie Guiaaaaa reforms for a rare performance at Art Space Tetra. Also performing live will be Denshitakujo Ongakudan, Shayne Bowden and Fukuoka saxophonist Kido Hideaki.

• 9/14 (Sat.) 19:00 open / 20:00 start
• Art Space Tetra Fukuoka
• ¥1,000 (+ 1 drink order)
• 福岡市博多区須崎町 2-15
http://www.as-tetra.info/
• 092-262-6560

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✩AGAINST 2013 Main Event: Jojo広重/Nilssen-Love/Marhaug Trio, 倉地久美夫, Guilty C, Sete Star Sept, Hurricane Grind, Archagathus, Violent Gorge
Veteran Japanese noise musician Jojo Hiroshige of Hijokaidan will be playing a special show with Norwegian musicians Lasse Marhaug (noise) and Paal-Nilssen Love (drums). Also performing will be Osaka noise veteran Guilty C, Fukuoka folk musician Kurachi Kumio, local noise act Hurricane Grind, Canadian grind core bands Archagathus and Violent Gorge as well as Tokyo grind duo Sete Star Sept.

• 9/20 (Fri.) 19:00 open / 19:30 start
•Utero Fukuoka
• ¥2,500 (+ 1 drink order)
•福岡市中央区高砂1-22-2 アーク七番館B1
http://www.utero.jp
•092-201-0553

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✩AGAINST 2013 Main Event: Paal Nilssen-Love/Lasse Marhaug/Jim O’Rourke
Norwegian drummer Paal Nilssen-Love (The Thing/Atomic), Noise musician Lasse Marhaug and Tokyo based American musician, composer, producer Jim O’Rourke will perform a special one time only Fukuoka concert at Jazz Inn New Combo.

• 9/21 (Sat.) 19:00 open / 20:00 start
• Jazz Inn New COMBO
• 福岡市中央区渡辺通り5丁目1−22
• http://www.f2.dion.ne.jp/~combo/
• 092-712-7809
• Adv. ¥3,500 (+ 1 drink order), Door ¥4,000 (+ 1 drink order)

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Honest Jon
Honest Jon is a new Norwegian free jazz quintet who will be playing Fukuoka as part of their first ever Japan tour.

• 9/27 (Fri.) 19:00 open / 20:00 start
• Jazz Inn New COMBO
• Adv. ¥2,500 (+ 1 drink order), Door ¥3,000 (+ 1 drink order)
• 福岡市中央区渡辺通り5丁目1−22
http://www.f2.dion.ne.jp/~combo/

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Published: Jul 31, 2013 / Last Updated: Apr 1, 2016

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