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The Attic broadcast first music residency over Facebook

From 21–25 June the online platform will broadcast live from a salt mine in the Bacău county

The Attic have organised their first music residency to run from 21–25 June. Taking place in the Slănic Moldova mountains district in Bacău county, it'll feature a series of live concerts, DJ sets, workshops and film, with much of the content broadcast live over their Facebook page.

The four day event is commissioned by the one-month residency programme InContext, which was initiated by Romanian artist Alina Teodorescum. “The Attic residency will be creating a musical ensemble formed of contemporary Romanian and Western musicians,” The Attic explain. “The musicians will experience interculturality from a sonic perspective, as well as the metabolic interaction between man and nature. They will explore various approaches of Indian music, classic as well as contemporary, while experimenting with several instruments. The residency space will become a resource for dialogue and fusion in itself, the process culminating with a concert at the Târgu Ocna salt mine, preceded by three improv acts by different artists.” The concert will feature an ensemble consisting of Stefan Fraunberger and five Romanian musicians: Laurențiu Coțac, Bogdana Dima, Diana Miron, Sian Brie and Călin Torsan.

Also in the line-up is Avadhut Kasinadhuni & Anne-Marie Ene, Bogman, Electroclown, Houschyar, Megan Dominey & Alexandru Grigore, Melanie Velarde, Miron Ghiu, Saşa Liviu Stoianovici & Dan Michiu, Sillyconductor, Sneha Khanwalker, and others. Plus The Attic Soundsystem with Andrei C, Balearic Goth, Dokia, Duo Mercur, Dragos Rusu, Somebody's Daughters and Stutz.

Full details can be found on InContext's website, and you can stream some of the events via The Attic Facebook page.