SOTU

SOTU

SOTU (Sounds of the Underground) is a music festival and cultural foundation organising events centering on and celebrating some unique aspect of the global independent music and art community and its diy and counter cultural traditions. The festival takes place in Amsterdam (the Netherlands, since 2012) and Lithuania (since 2014), yearly around April and September. SOTU´s passion for genre bending sound and performances is at the heart of all their events – you can listen to noise, prog, folk, avant jazz, underground core, house, electronica and bass.



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SOTU OCCII BAR II-X-II w/ TRIEBLAUT (DE) + STÖRENFRIED (DE) + COLLOID + DJs SL'OCCII + HAKKI TAKKI & FLIP
SOTU [Sounds of the Underground]
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017
Doors open: 22:00 - 03:00 | Donation  
SOTU SHOW /w Osilasi - B6rb6p6pa - Sssorry - BSE - djCS

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017
Doors open: 20:00 - 01:00 | €4  
NIONDE PLåGAN (SE) + TRACHIMBROD (SE) + THE FIFTH ALLIANCE + SNøGG (SI) + SLO DAZE + AZBUKA (SI)
FINAL CLOSING ACT OF SOTU 2017!
Sunday, Apr 16, 2017
Doors open: 17:30 - 23:00 | €6,66  
LES FILLES DE ILLIGHADAD (NE, Sahel Sounds) + DJ SEBCAT (REBEL UP!) & DJ DIEGO ARMANDO (ES)
Songs about Love, religion, the difficulties of life, the joy of the community, the glorification of nature and the Tuareg culture.
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 - Friday, Apr 14, 2017
Doors open: 21:00 - 01:00 | €6,66  
ZOO (IN, Rully Shabara/Senyawa) + GUESS WHAT (FR) + COMMON EIDER, KING EIDER (US) + CATHY HEYDEN (FR) + DJ SL'OCCII
«Freaky Groovy» | A curious night fever
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017
Doors open: 20:00 - 01:00 | €6,66  
SOTU-Festival 666! w/ ZOO (IN, Senyawa) + GUESS WHAT (FR) + COMMON EIDER, KING EIDER (US) + CATHY HEYDEN (FR) + HYPERDRIVER (UK) + SNOGG (SI) + NIONDE PLAGAN (SE) + FETTER + LES FILLES DE ILLIGHADAD (NE) + 6EMME6ATALE6RIDAY+ PAUL TAS + BADABOUM (FR) + JAN WILLEM GINKO + AVENIR (FR) + CORAZÓN DE ROBOTA (CL) + CUNTROACHES (BATALJ, DE) + MORE !!!
SOTU (Sounds of the Underground) is a music festival and cultural foundation organising events centering on and celebrating some unique aspect of the global independent music and art community and its diy and counter cultural traditions.
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 - Sunday, Apr 16, 2017
Doors open: 20:00 - Late | €18.50 for Passe-partout (5 days, 5 venues, only 66 available!)  
FÉLON (fr) + TERRINE (fr) + A_R_C_C (fr) + DOMINIQUE MANU (fr) + M8JN
'80's Industrial | Experimantal Dance | Casio Madness
Thursday, Feb 9, 2017
Doors open: 20:30 | €6  
MultiDAMMN!!!
Roaming Festivities For Hard-Listening Non-Music, Non-Performance and Negletive Arts
Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 - Friday, Dec 2, 2016
Doors open: 20:00 - 02:00 | FREE, Donation for Artists Welcome!  
NI (at) + ARMA AGARTHA (lt) + PARALODIA + SYNTH&BEAT + SOTU DJ TEAM w/ DJ GINGERMOON
musique concrete | DIY shamanism | Everything’s there, and everything’s there is shit hot.
Friday, Nov 18, 2016
Doors open: 21:00 | €6  
DANCE EXPO w/ DJ ADHD + DJ MARTIJN + DJ SANDER + DC20 + DJ LNDPND + ADEPTUS MECHANICUS + DJ CRYSTAL MIND & DJZ + DJ MARK + CREVER + DE SLAK + MINEUR + SUZUKI JUNZO + DVJ CAPTAIN SPANK + KUTWYV + BSE + DECO BY DECO
The exhibition from Peter Bolhaar will end, 12 hours of party with trippy deco & musix
Sunday, Jun 12, 2016
Doors open: 12:00 - 00:00 | Free  
THE POISONED GLASS (us, Edgy59 & G.Stuart Dahlquist ) + BLOWN OUT (uk, Mike Vest) + VALVE (fr) + ROPE (uk) + MODERN RITUALS (uk) + SHAHR-E NO
SOTU FESTIVAL 2016 | http://www.sotufestival.com/2016
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016
Doors open: 17:00 - 00:00 | PAY WHAT YOU WANT!  
OCCII BAR SOTU SPECIAL Presents: BILLENPLAS + ALMEIDA/LOPES/SMAL TRIO (pt/nl) + MNHM + OLIFANT TAKEOVER + PULPY BLOSSOM + OPERA&KUTWYV + SPECTRAL YOUTH (fr) + BRAIN MASTURBATION + BALKH (us)
SOTU FESTIVAL 2016 | http://www.sotufestival.com/2016
Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
Doors open: 19:00 - 01:00 | PAY WHAT YOU WANT!  
SOTU FESTIVAL 2016 - 5TH EDITION - SOTU (Sounds of the Underground)´s passion for genre bending sound and performances is at the heart of all their events...
– you can listen to Noise, Free-music, Rave, Modular-Acid, Hardcore Punk, Industrial, Freejazz, Electro, Staycore + Orchestral doom | http://www.sotufestival.com/2016/
Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 - Sunday, Apr 24, 2016
Doors open: 12:00 | PAY WHAT YOU WANT!  
ASTMA (ru) + Giulio Aldinnuci (it) + SOME TRUTHS (uk) + AKKII ATTII & MARTIJN COMES
Concertzender Nederland | Classwar Karaoke | free improv/electro-acoustic/noise
Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015
Doors open: 20:30 | €6  
UKRYTE ZALETY SYSTEMU (PL) + PRZEPYCH (PL) + DISC JOCHIE GRRRT + TEMPTING VOID + DJ LARVA (AR)
post-punk, new wave and cold wave | DIY social-cultural centre | AfterPartiiiii
Friday, Oct 23, 2015
Doors open: 21:00 | €7  
OCCII Bar -w/ BALKH (us, “Dissociative-trance” liveset)
Come by, have beer and a smile -:)
Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015
Doors open: 18:00 | FREE  
RHYS CHATHAM (us) + SHIT & SHINE (us) + WAIVER + VARKENSHOND (be) + DJ TEXEL + FAKE #01 (Magazine & CD-comp) + THE OUTSKIRTS + ARNO PELZER + SPOELSTRA + DISC JOCHIE GRRRT & DATNAPOKU [DJ] + FESTIVAL TALKSHOW : T' Gaepent Gat
Sounds of the Underground | 15-19 April 2015 | Local & International Acts | www.sotufestival.com
Saturday, Apr 18, 2015
Doors open: 20:00 - Late | €8  
THE KURWS (pl) + SHEIK ANORAK (fr) + STOKA ENSEMBLE + CYRIL M. (fr) + DJ MEEUW + DJ GINGERMOON + NOODLEBAR -w/ Mono-Poly + OSC1899 + Boris Scorpio + Falafelbiels + Kami Kapnobatai + FESTIVAL TALKSHOW : T' Gaepent Gat
Sounds of the Underground | 15-19 April 2015 | Local & International Acts | www.sotufestival.com
Friday, Apr 17, 2015
Doors open: 20:00 - Late | €5  
OCCIIBAR Sotu Noisespecial -w/ SENYAWA (id) + Apophallation + Gods Will + Nekschot + Atama + DJ’s Duizend Baasheid Wax Society + Kasper Vogelzang (Photo-expo)
Sounds of the Underground | 15-19 April 2015 | Local & International Acts | www.sotufestival.com
Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
Doors open: 19:00 | Donation / 5 EURO  
OCCII Bar -w/ JOHN (us) - Rainbearcultsolo Performance
Come by, have beer and a smile -:)
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015
Doors open: 18:00 | FREE  
OCCII BAR -w/ HYPERCULTE (ch)
Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp | Massicot | kraut trans rock duo
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015
Doors open: 18:00 | Donation  
OCCII Bar -w/ Dj Goiz (Auto Control) and dj Charis Ashtrubation
Come by, have beer and a smile | Cheese, greek fingerfood and vegan meat.
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015
Doors open: 18:00 | FREE  
OCCII Bar + opening PATAPART exhibition + performance by David Moon (de)
Indie Glam | snippets from Radio Patapoe | BEER
Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015
Doors open: 18:00 | FREE  
OCCII Bar
Come by, have beer and a smile -:)
Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015
Doors open: 18:00 | FREE  
OCCII Bar
Come by, have beer and a smile -:)
Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015
Doors open: 18:00 | FREE  
OCCII Bar
Come by, have beer and a smile -:)
Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015
Doors open: 18:00 | FREE  
OCCII Bar
Come by, have beer and a smile -:)
Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
Doors open: 18:00 | FREE  
SOTU Benefiet Feest -w/ THE LOCK + SCMB + SYNTH & BEAT + DJ DUISTERE BARDO + DJ INDPND + DISCO NARCISCO
Punk/Noise/Psy bands | Sound Of The Underground | Disco/Electro/Wave DJ's
Saturday, Jan 17, 2015
Doors open: 22:00 - 04:00 | Donation  
ORDRE ETERN (es/uk) + COAGUL (es) + HALVIS + -1 (fr)
RITUALISTIC | PSYCHEDELIC | INDUSTRIAL | NOISE
Thursday, Dec 4, 2014
Doors open: 20:30 | €7  
DJ NIGGA FOX (príncipe) + DJ KOLT (blacksea não maya / príncipe) + GUM TAKES TOOTH (uk) + JOHN EWBAND + MATAKLAP + BORIS SCORPIO
Next level kuduro, tarraxinha, batida, afro house hybrids | Marfox | Pantropical
Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
Doors open: 21:00 - 02:00 | €6  
MORIHIDE SAWADA (jp) + TESTA DI CAVALLO (ch) ft. G.W. SOK + SUN RΔΔR ORKEST (Δ*dam) + SOTU DJ's
Snare, Sticks | piano-ferraille | Eerlijk Stelen | avant-garde
Sunday, Jun 15, 2014
Doors open: 20:30 | €6  
BESOIN DEAD (fr) + MASSICOT (ch) + USÉ (fr) + THE BODY (us) + SOTU DJ TEAM
Et Mon Cul C'est Du Tofu? | DadaRiotGirls | Noise Chamanique | “There’s heaviness. There’s brutality. Then there’s The Body.”
Sunday, Apr 20, 2014
Doors open: 20:00 | €8  
DJ GINGERMOON + THE JULIE MITTENS + DYLAN NYOUKIS (uk) + PLATTETOZTI NOISE ORKEST + EKOPLEKZ (uk) + GΔRTMΔLEN + DJ BORIS BECKER + IDEAL CORPUS (fr) + WTF Saturday! (DRAG QUEERS & DJ's) + NOODLE BAR (MONO-POLY, BORIS SCORPIO, COLLOID)
Squeak Rock | Former Heavy Metal Kid | Analog Not Digital | Tuning Out | Planet Mu | GhettoBass | Local Drag Kings & Queens
Saturday, Apr 19, 2014
Doors open: 20:00 | €8  
DATNAPOKU [DJ] + SIR RICHARD BISHOP (us) + ASHLEY PAUL (us) + FLOWER/CORSANO DUO (uk/us) + DJ CHRIS MENIST (uk) + NETWORK AWESOME
Onorthodoxe Solo-Gitaarspel | PunkRaga | Hyperkinetische Drumaanvallen | Paradise Bangkok
Friday, Apr 18, 2014
Doors open: 20:30 | €8  
CANDIE HANK aka PATRIC CATANI (de) + KARL MARX STADT (de) + DION AND THE MAGIC CHORDS + ROSS PARFITT (UK) + HELLASH + DJ GINGERMOON + VJ VIS AND SOTU DJ'S
New Fields of Music | Society Suckers | Swing, Dada, Future
Friday, Dec 20, 2013
Doors open: 21:00 | €7  
SOTU FESTIVAL 2013

Saturday, May 11, 2013 - Sunday, May 12, 2013
Doors open: 22:00 | 5 euros  
SOTU FESTIVAL 2013

Friday, May 10, 2013 - Saturday, May 11, 2013
Doors open: 20:30 | 7 euros