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Hans Joachim Irmler at Ether

Hans Joachim Irmler, keyboardist and founding member of German krautrock group Faust, is to perform at the forthcoming Ether festival at London's Southbank Centre. Irmler will join minimal rock outfit To Rococo Rot in debuting their new album Speculation. The performance is part of Berlin Sounds, a night of music from cutting edge artists based in that city including Thomas Fehlmann, Vladislav Delay and Gudrun Gut in collaboration with Antje Greie aka AGF.

Ether festival takes place 16 - 25 April with appearances from Lou Reed's Metal Machine Trio, Gil Scott-Heron, Chris Cunningham and performances of the complete works of Edgard Varèse.