10 21 oct '23

Discover the VIDEODROOM 2023 programme

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News 16 May 2023
Every year, Film Fest Gent and VIERNULVIER forge a quirky marriage between music and (cult) cinema with the VIDEODROOM programme, an eclectic melting pot of audio-visual performances and new scores to obscure films. From 10 to 21 October 2023, VIDEODROOM offers a thrilling, alternative trip through the nights of Film Fest Gent. The full programme of VIDEODROOM will be announced step by step during May and June. Its first name is already known.

Colin Stetson Soundtracks

20.10 - 20:00

VIDEODROOM is happy to welcome Canadian-American saxophonist, multi-reedist and composer Colin Stetson for an exclusive live performance. Known for his virtuosic and innovative use of circular breathing and assertive, powerful performances, Stetson has been on the forefront of cutting edge music for the last decade.

Film fans and gamers will know Stetson’s striking scores for the horror films 'Hereditary' (2018), 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' (2022) and 'The Menu' (2022), and the extremely popular video game 'Red Dead Redemption 2' (2018), among others.

At VIDEODROOM, Stetson will play an exclusive live suite of music based on these scores, complemented by his soundtracks for other films and TV series.

Next to his much lauded solo work, Stetson has made contributions to albums by major artists, including Tom Waits, Bon Iver, Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed, amongst others. After his (solo) breakthrough album 'New History Warfare Vol. 1' (2007), he was enlisted by bands such as Arcade Fire, Timber Timbre and TV on the Radio. In between, the indefatigable Stetson completed his 'New History Warfare' trilogy and the man's 'All This I Do for Glory' was awarded multiple times as 'Album of the Year' in 2017.

Although he mainly gravitates towards the saxophone - mainly bass and alto, but also soprano, tenor and baritone - he also mastered clarinet, flute, French horn and cornet.



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