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Manuel Göttsching to perform E2–E4

Ash Ra Tempel founder Manuel Göttsching plays E2–E4 for the first time in the UK

This October, Manuel Göttsching will stage his solo electronic work E2–E4 at Inkfolk festival in Hebdon Bridge, UK. This will be the producer, guitarist and Ash Ra Tempel founder’s first ever performance of the piece in the UK, though he has played it before in Berlin, Madrid, New York and elsewhere. Recorded by Göttsching in his hometown West Berlin in 1981, the 58 minute piece is often cited as paving the way for minimal electronic music, trance rock and house.

The show will take place at the Hebden Bridge Picture House on 3 October, with support from Rough Fields, Moonboots (on Aficionado Recordings) and DJ CP. More information can be found at the Inkfolk website. You can read Keith Moliné talk to Göttsching about the making of this electronic masterpiece in The Wire 334.