About the project
Exploring adventurous music-making in the non-Democratic Europe of the 20th Century
This a collaborative project that looks to dive deeper into all things related to experimental music making and listening in the countries subject to dictatorial regimes in Europe between 1950 and 2000.Read more about us
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The UNEARTHING THE MUSIC database gathers music, photos, texts, interviews, videos, posters and other materials from countries all over Europe under non-Democratic regimes in the late 20th century.
OUT.RA – Associação Cultural is the author and organizer of UNEARTHING THE MUSIC, and also organizes the OUT.FEST festival and regular concerts in the city of Barreiro, Portugal.
Skaņu Mežs (Sound Forest) organizes the oldest and largest annual innovative music festival in the Baltic states, as well as sound art exhibitions and educational activities in Riga, Latvia.
The MTA Research Centre for the Humanities has a rich history in the study of European culture and in conducting a wide range of highly relevant projects such as COURAGE and others.
Jumătatea plină is a cultural organization which stages a diverse set of events in Bucharest, Romania from lectures, workshops and live concerts to sound installations, and most recently the Sound Week festival.
Radio Belgrade 3
Part of the Radio Television of Serbia, Radio Belgrade 3 is a key figure in the promotion and dissemination of contemporary artistic practices in Serbia for the past 50 years.
The UNEARTHING THE MUSIC project is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
Do you or somebody you know have access to videos / photos / posters / music / flyers / essays / press clips / interviews / etc from experimental and avant-garde musicians and audiences in non-Democratic regimes in the later half of the 20th century? Help us build our online database! Get in touch using the form below: