The American alternative acts play the Ether Festival...

JIM O’ROURKE, KIM GORDON, JAH WOBBLE and CORNELIUS are amongst the musicians confirmed for the highbrow ETHER FESTIVAL on LONDON’s SOUTH BANK.

The festival runs from April 26-May 6 at the Royal Festival Hall. Organisers claim the event will explore “new ways for the culture of electronic music and that of the concert hall to coexist”.

The opening night (April 26) is being billed as ‘A Night Of Collaborations’, with Jim O’Rourke and Sonic Youth‘s Kim Gordon headlining. Also on the bill are Pansonic and Chicks On Speed.


Other gigs include Jah Wobble and Graham Massey (May 2) and Cornelius (May 6).

The events run: ‘A Night Of Collaborations’ (April 26)

Gotan Project, Nortec Collective, Amon Tobin (27)

Jah Wobble, Graham Massey (May 2)

People Like Us, Felix Kubin, Matt Wand (4)

Cornelius, The Gentle People, Looper (6)