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AUSSTELLUNG LAIBACH KUNST MASCHINE

Laibach is presenting early graphic works and posters in the Gallery Sveta srca (Sacred Hearts) church in Pula, within the context of the 22nd International Book Fair in Istria.
At the opening of the exhibition Laibach will held a short experimental-industrial concert, performing songs from early 80’. Special guest will be his holiness Peter Mlakar.
Saturday, 3rd of December, 2016, at 21:00h

more here

COLD FRONT FROM THE BALKANS

Laibach is participating in an exhibition ‘Balkanlardan Gelen Soğuk Hava’ (‘Cold Front From The Balkans’) at the Pera Müzesi (‘Pera Museum’) in Istanbul, curated by Ali Akay and Alenka Gregorič. Exhibition is opened between 10 November 2016 – 07 May 2017

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LIBERATION DAY INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE AT IDFA FESTIVAL

New Laibach’s documentary musical LIBERATION DAY premieres at the world’s biggest documentary festival, IDFA in Amsterdam. The premiere screening on Saturday, November 19 at Melkweg’s Rabozaal will feature a special concert by LAIBACH.

«Perhaps the most spectacular cultural event of recent times, and definitely the most surprising documentary you’ll see this year.”
Filmmagasinet (The Film Review), Norway

«The most beautiful music documentary at IDFA.»
3voor12, Netherlands

«Laibach in North Korea is, I think, the most fascinating cultural, ideological and political event in the 21st century so far.»
Slavoj Žižek

Traavik.info
Liberation day FB

 

LAIBACH KUNST IN OLOMOUC

Laibach is exhibiting in Galerie Caesar in Olomouc (CZ). The exhibition is open on 1st November. Works on display are from the RED DISTRICTS + BLACK CROSS seria, with added selection of VOLKSKUNST works. (Link)

AUSSTELLUNG LAIBACH KUNST – THE CONTINUITY OF THE PURE FORM

Laibach is exhibiting at the GalleryGallery, Trg prekomorskih brigad 1, Ljubljana.
Opening: 22. 9. at 19:30. The exhibition will be opened till 21st of October 2016.

See more here

NEUE SLOWENISCHE KUNST–AN EVENT OF THE FINAL DECADE OF YUGOSLAVIA ON VIEW IN MOSCOW

30 September to 9 December 2016, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow

Starting on 30 September 2016, the NSK from Kapital to Capital. Neue Slowenische Kunst – An Event of the Final Decade of Yugoslavia exhibition, the first major survey show in Russia of the Slovenian art collective Neue Slowenische Kunst (NSK) will be on view at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow. The exhibition was developed by and first staged in Moderna galerija in Ljubljana last year, and has traveled to the Van Abbemuseum in the Netherlands earlier this year. The preview of the exhibition is part of the opening of the fall exhibition season of the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow on 29 September 2016. See more here

THE RETURN OF IDEOLOGY

A Laibach Representative, Ivo Saliger, is participating at the Salzburg Forum seminar, titled Open Societies Under Attack: The Return of ideology. The seminar is organised by International Peace Institute between 4th and 6th September 2016, held in a beautiful historic Schloss Leopoldskron – home to famous theatre director and actor Max Reinhardt, and internationally renowned for the Sound of Music film, filmed on this location and its surroundings. The seminar will bring together diplomats, academics, participants from intelligence communities and politicians, journalists and representatives from civil society.

Ivo Saliger will have a presentation, titled ‘Laibach and the Sound of Ideology’, on Monday, 5th September, at the Parker Hall at 18:30. More information on the event is available on the International Peace Institute’s website: www.ipinst.org

LAIBACH AND RTV SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Laibach and RTV Symphony Orchestra are preparing a unique show in Ljubljana on September 2nd 2016, that will be held inside the courtyard of Križanke (Crosswords) – the former Monastery of the Holy Cross of the Order of Teutonic Knights. The theme of the concert is the holly war in/of Europe. Order your tickets here, and pre-order your poster here.

Read more here

SOUND OF MUSIC TOUR – SECOND PART

Laibach is departing on the second part of the 2016 Sound of Music Tour in Europe, starting in Bochum on April 6th in Christuskirche and finishing in Ljubljana on May 9th in Cankarjev dom.

06. 04. 2016 DE Bochum – Christuskirche
07. 04. 2016 DE Frankfurt – Batschkapp
08. 04. 2016 CH Aarau – KiFF
09. 04. 2016 FR Audincourt – Le Moloco (Impetus Festival)
10. 04. 2016 NL Tilburg – Theater Tilburg Concertzaal
12. 04. 2016 UK London -The Forum
14. 04. 2016 DK Aalborg – Studenterhuset
15. 04. 2016 DE Leipzig – Haus Auensee
16. 04. 2016 DE Dresden – Alter Schlachthof
17. 04. 2016 DE Munich – Muffathalle
19. 04. 2016 SK Košice – Tabačka Kulturfabrika
20. 04. 2016 PL Katowice – MegaClub
22. 04. 2016 IT Trieste – SSG/Teatro Stabile Sloveno
23. 04. 2016 IT Bologna – Locomotiv Club
09. 05. 2016 SI Ljubljana – Cankarjev dom

THUS SPOKE ZARATHUSTRA

Zarathustra’s path based on Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophical novel of the same name

Anton Podbevšek Teater (APT) is staging the première of Thus Spoke Zarathustra, directed by Matjaž Berger, on 15 March 2016 at 8 pm at the Božidar Jakac Art Museum in Kostanjevica na Krki. The performance is based on one of Nietzsche’s central ideas regarding the overman surpassing himself through inner transformation. The project is a collaborative effort featuring Laibach (original music) and actors and co-creators. The performance,  staged at the historic Kostanjevica church, will offer the interpretation of Nietzsche as a radical and original thinker oriented towards the future.

Opening night: 15 March 2016 at 8 pm
Repeat performances: 16 – 29 March 2016 at 8 pm

Staged at the monastery church in the Božidar Jakac Art Museum / Kostanjevica na Krki

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LAIBACH WITH RTV SLOVENIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

THE SOUND OF MUSIC
BOZAR, Brussels
Henry Le Boeuf Hall
9 February 2016; 8.00 pm

In collaboration with RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra, mixed choir, young Slovenian composer Anže Rozman, responsible for orchestrated arrangements, and conductor Simon Dvoršak, Laibach will present new interpretations of  songs from Spectre, WAT, Sound of Music and other group’s projects. Special guest Boris Benko (Silence).

www.laibach.org/bozar_brussels
info in Dutch
info in English

SOUND OF MUSIC TOUR – FIRST PART

Laibach is announcing the first part of the 2016 Sound of Music Tour. The group will present part of the program that made up their controversial Pyongyang performance in the Summer 2015,  including some new interpretations of the songs from the world’s renowned ‘Sound of Music’ musical. In addition, the band will also perform some older songs, among them ‘Now You Will Pay’ and ‘The Great Divide’ from the 2003 album WAT – both dealing with the current emigrant crisis and refugee problematic in Europe and in Middle East. Read more…

LAIBACH SOON TO PERFORM IN SKOPJE AND BELGRADE

We are announcing two more dates on the (never-ending) Spectre tour:

7 Dec – Skopje, Macedonia – Metropolis Arena, Taksirat Festival VENUE, TICKETS

9 Dec – Belgrade, Serbia – Mikser house VENUE, FB EVENT, TICKETS

 

LET’S CEE FILM FESTIVAL 2015 – Master Class

Laibach’s founding members Ivo Saliger and Elk Eber will discuss the ‘principle of overidentification’ from their early beginnings through their collaboration on films and all the way to their recent show in Pyongyang. LET’S CEE FILM FESTIVAL 2015, Master Class: 05. 10. 10 a.m., Village Cinema Wien Mitte

Read more here

 

LAIBACH AT THE ENTREMURALHAS

This Saturday, 29 August 2015 Laibach will perform at the ENTREMURALHAS music festival at Castelo de Leiria, the city of Leiria in Portugal.

Tickets: http://fadeinaacultural.com/entremuralhas-2/bilhetes-tickets/

NEW VIDEO FOR “LAIBACH – WE ARE MILLIONS AND MILLIONS ARE ONE” RELEASED

Watch “We Are Millions And Millions Are One”!
Youtube: https://youtu.be/hYv4FhL5bdU
Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/137383840

Laibach have completed their Liberation Day Tour – two dates in Pyongyang, North Korea – and become the first band of their kind to perform in the reclusive garrison state as well known for its military marches, mass gymnastics and hymns to the Great Leader, as for its defiant resistance to Western popular culture. Read more…

LAIBACH IN PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA

Day one of Laibach Liberation Day Tour. See photos from Pyongyang, DPRK in the media section: North Korea photo album

New North Korea merchandise available at Laibach WTC.

CHANGE OF VENUE TO PONGHWA THEATRE, PYONGYANG

Note that Laibach North Korea concert, set for tomorrow – August 19, 2015 will be held at a different location. The new location is Ponghwa Theatre in Pyongyang, a bigger venue with capacity for 1500 people.

FOLLOW LAIBACH TO NORTH KOREA

Dear friends, frontrunners and followers,
Since announcing our upcoming North Korea tour, we have been receiving a steady stream of requests from fans and media alike, understandably eager to experience this historical event with us live there and then.
The concerts will take place in the Main Hall of the Kim Won Gyun Music Conservatory in the capital Pyongyang on August 19 and 20, seating up to 1000 per show.
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NORTH KOREA

Laibach is going to North Korea! In August 2015, Laibach will perform in the secretive Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The concerts are currently scheduled for the 19th and 20th of August in Pyongyang.  Laibach’s Liberation Day Tour will coincide with the 70th anniversary of the Korean peninsula’s liberation from Japanese colonization and subsequent division into two enemy states. The concerts will also be subject of a documentary film scheduled for premiere in 2016.

35TH ANNIVERSARY OF LAIBACH – PARTY GATHERING IN TRBOVLJE

On July 4th Laibach is celebrating its 35th Anniversary with a very special event in their hometown of Trbovlje, Slovenia, consisting of two concerts, an installation and a party gathering on Mount Kum. An installation and concerts will happen in Delavski Dom Trbovlje. Laibach will reveal part of the program specially created for North Korea.

BAUHAUS, MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, ZAGREB

On July 11 Laibach will perform an open-air rooftop concert at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb, within the context of its thematic exhibition on Bauhaus. Reserve your tickets here: https://www.entrio.hr/event/laibach-ljeto-u-msu-2526.

 

NSK FROM KAPITAL TO CAPITAL, MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, LJUBLJANA

The Museum of Modern Art in Ljubljana is currently presenting an extensive exhibition on Laibach and Neue Slowenische Kunst 1980 – 1992, open until August 17th. The original 1980s Laibach members will perform a Musical Nocturne industrial sound improvisation on the terrace of the Museum on Saturday, June 20th at 10:00 PM. Ivan Novak and Dejan Knez will also give a guided tour of the exhibition on July 3rd, 12:00 noon. Check the complete exhibition program here: http://nsk.mg-lj.si/.

NSK EXHIBITION, LJUBLJANA 11.5. – 16.8.2015

Don’t miss the most complex exhibition on Neue Slowensiche Kunkst (NSK) movement (1984 – 1992) so far. Laibach was important part of it.
Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, 11 May – 16 August 2015 http://nsk.mg-lj.si

SUPPORT LAIBACH ON INDIEGOGO!

SUPPORT THE LAIBACH NORTH AMERICAN TOUR!

http://igg.me/at/laibach

We have created an Indiegogo campaign to support our upcoming North American Tour and we need your help to make this happen.
A CHICKEN IN EVERY POT AND LAIBACH IN EVERY CITY – that’s how it goes, and it does not concern just North Americans…
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INFORMBIRO RESOLUTION NR.1

Informbiro Resolution nr.1

Obtain SPECTRE REVENUE STAMPS (SRS) and support Laibach!

By ordering the Spectre Revenue Stamps you are supporting Laibach’s upcoming projects and your support is needed now more than ever, otherwise we wouldn’t even ask for it.

Read more here: http://spectre.laibach.org/news/

LAIBACH APP

The official Laibach app is now available on iTunes and GooglePlay. Everything you’ve ever wanted to access about Laibach is now ready for your pocket and your mobile device.

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details…
iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/si/app/laibach/id968678581
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THE DARK AGES

The premiere of “The Dark Ages” will happen at the Marstall, Munich, April 11th at 19.00.
Laibach concert will happen at the Residenztheater, Munich, April 11th at 21.30.

You can obtain your tickets for the concert here: http://bit.ly/1AaiCwE
Ticket sale for “The Dark Ages” is starting on 11 March, visit: http://www.residenztheater.de/spielplan/2015-04

Watch video trailer on Youtube or Vimeo

LAIBACH AT ENTREMURALHAS ’15, CASTELO DE LEIRIA

Laibach will perform at the ENTREMURALHAS music festival, Castelo de Leiria, the city of Leiria in Portugal (27-29 August 2015).
http://fadeinaacultural.com/

THE EUROPEAN TOUR STARTS TONIGHT!

THE EUROPEAN TOUR STARTS TONIGHT, Friday 13, 2015!

For complete list of the Laibach tour dates click here:
http://www.laibach.org/future-events/

LISTEN TO MARCEL DETTMANN’S REMIX OF THE EUROVISION

Listen to Marcel Dettmann’s remix of the Laibach Eurovision song here:
http://www.vice.com/read/listen-to-marcel-dettmanns-remix-of-laibachs-eurovision-189

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LAIBACH – ‘NEU KONSERVATIW’ PICTURE DISC LP

Cold Spring released the semi-official, legendary 1000 only vinyl from 1985 (Walter Ulbricht Schallfolien), now a highly sought-after collectors piece. Cold Spring released the CD version (2003, repressed 2006) and are now releasing this gem on a stunning picture disc with new artwork, based on the traditional German ehrenscheibe style.

Order here

GRAMMAR OF FREEDOM, FIVE LESSONS

Laibach is participating in an exhibition ‘Grammar of Freedom, Five Lessons’ at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, curated by Zdenka Badovinac, Snejana Krasteva and Bojana Piškur. Exhibition will last between February 6th and April 19th 2015.

More info: http://www.mg-lj.si/node/1398

NEW VENUE FOR LAIBACH NYC DATE IS GRAMERCY THEATRE

Please note the change of venue for the Laibach NYC date (13 May 2015). The new venue is now Gramercy Theatre.
The Laibach show with Ministry will happen on 12 May 2015 in Philadelphia at the Theatre Of The Living.

Full list of Laibach tour dates (more dates coming soon):
http://www.laibach.org/future-events

SPECTRE DIGITAL DELUXE ALBUM & SPECTREMIX SET FOR 30 MARCH 2015

We are announcing the release of the new SPECTRE DIGITAL DELUXE ALBUM, set for 30 March 2015. The new version of the SPECTRE album will feature the original 2014 release plus bonus tracks and SPECTREMIX, a remix album (also available separately on the same date).

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NORTH AMERICAN DATES CONFIRMED!

Confirmed tour dates in US and Canada:
11 May – Washington DC, Black Cat – US
12 May – Philadelphia PA, Theatre Of The Living – US
13 May – New York NY, Gramercy Theatre – US
16 May – Toronto ON, Danforth Music Hall – CA
20 May – Chicago IL, Abbey Pub – US
23 May – Denver, CO, Summit Music Hall – US
26 May – Seattle WA, El Corazon – US
27 May – Vancouver BC, Rickshaw Theatre – CA
28 May – Portland OR, Wonder Ballroom – US
30 May – San Francisco CA, The Fillmore – US
01 Jun – Los Angeles CA, The Roxy Theatre – US
More dates will follow.

LAIBACH – NO HISTORY VIDEO

Watch Laibach – No History video!

Youtube: http://youtu.be/HX4J5EUdO_g
Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/116337354

Video for No History was made by artist Vuk Jevremović, a big fan of Laibach. Vuk Jevremović was born 1959 in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), but spent his childhood in ex Jugoslavia. Following the family tradition, he studied Architecture at The Technical University Belgrade and graduated in 1984. Read more…

JE SUIS LAIBACH AND YOU WILL BE ASSIMILATED

European Tour 2015 starts in February:

Tickets: http://www.laibach.org/future-events/

Photo (original) by Sašo Podgoršek
See more here: http://www.laibach.org/volkskunst/

European tour in November and December 2014

In November and December 2014 Laibach continued with the SPECTRE tour across Europe, including Slovenia. The band did shows in Novo mesto, Maribor, Nova Gorica, Ljubljana, Bologna, Bratislava, Nürnberg, Lyss, Wiesbaden, Krefeld, Augsburg, Salzburg, Lendava and Celje.
See dates archive: http://www.laibach.org/past-events/

Upcoming events: http://www.laibach.org/future-events/

Bossanova – Live from Ljubljana, Križanke

New video, Bossanova, launched today. Video was filmed at the Laibach SPECTRE concert in famous Križanke venue in Ljubljana’s historic Crusader’s Monastery, on May 16th, 2014. Laibach performed in the same venue first time in 1982 on a legendary ’Novi Rock Festival’.

Directed by Tomislav Gangl

Watch it here and here

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Laibach at Soundedit Festival

On 24th October Laibach will give a concert in Łódź, at Soundedit 2014 – The international festival of music producers and sound designers. Here three songs from the EP “1 VIII 1944. WARSZAWA” will be presented live for the very first time. EP is marking the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.
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Böse Clowns exhibition

Laibach is participating in an exhibition Böse Clowns (Evil Clowns), opening on September 26th at HMKV at Dortmunder U, curated by Inke Arns and co-curated by Marie Lechner
Exhibition will last till March 8th, 2015.

Comprehensive information can be found at: http://bit.ly/1pC8xHq

Laibach at the Industrial Art Biennial (IAB)

Laibach is opening the Industrial Art Biennial (IAB) in a historic Istrian city of Labin, Croatia, September 19th, 2014 with a Red District exhibition. Industrial Art Biennial (IAB) is a new art festival project of Labin Art Express XXI (L.A.E. XXI), which would be held first as a pilot-project in 2014 in Labin, and from 2015 biennially in Labin as well as at some other industrial locations in Istria (Raša, Pula, Rovinj,…), while from 2019 it should take place also under the ground, in the former coal mine 160 m below ground level, where L.A.E. XXI is developing its fundamental project Underground City XXI whose construction is planned to start in 2016.
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Laibach at Ultima Festival, Oslo

Laibach is performing a special concert in Sentrum Scene, at the Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival on Saturday, September 13th, at the occasion of the Norwegian Constitution Bicentennial. Beside the material from their latest album Spectre Laibach will also interpret parts from Edvard Grieg’s unfinished opera ‘Olav Tryggvason’.

Sentrum Scene, Saturday 13. 09. 2014
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Nova Akropola Vinyl re-release

We are announcing the vinyl re-release of Laibach’s Nova Akropola LP. 
It is available for pre-order from Optic Nerve website for the pre-order price of £11.99. Regular price £14.99:
 
For the USA it is distributed by Darla and available to pre-order: 
Distributed everywhere else by Cargo Germany: 
http://bit.ly/1tU9YQP

Iron Sky – Director’s Cut – The Original Film Soundtrack (Vinyl Edition)

Deluxe Limited Edition Gatefold Vinyl
Double Vinyl + Double CD Set
New music created for the film

Iron Sky Director’s Cut Soundtrack is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed 2012 Iron Sky Laibach Original Soundtrack.

Order here

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‘Tanz mit Laibach’ in Moscow and St. Petersburg, 2013

See & hear Laibach’s invitation to their upcoming shows in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Click here.

New EP ‘S’ available NOW + new album ‘SPECTRE’ announced

LAIBACH announce the release of a brand new four-track EP, S, available digitally from today. The EP features three tracks from their forthcoming album, SPECTRE, available as a free download for ONE WEEK ONLY. Go to http://spectre.laibach.org to download Eurovision, No History and Resistance is Futile. The new EP tracklisting also includes a live version of Serge Gainsbourg’s Love On The Beat which was recorded at the band’s Monumental Retro-Avant-Garde Tate Modern event in London. Read more…

Lecture – Ivo Saliger

Ivo Saliger will talk about the genesis, the context, the reactions, and the results of the television interview from 1983.

Place: Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Burgring 2, 8010 Graz, Austria
Date & Time: Thursday, October 17 at 7:00 pm
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Was ist Kunst?… Resuming Fragmented Histories

Laibach is participating in an exhibition, titled … Was ist Kunst? … Resuming Fragmented Histories, coproduced by Steirischer herbst & Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien. The exhibition “… Was ist Kunst? … Resuming Fragmented Histories” pursues the question that artist Raša Todosijević relentlessly posed in his series of performances from the late 1970s: “Was ist Kunst?” (What is Art). After almost forty years of repetition to the point of exhaustion, the eternal question remains unanswered, even while it has consistently made the case for artists Read more…

Laibach Concert in China

We are proud to announce Laibach’s first ever concert in the People’s Republic of China, more precise in Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China – the city of Hong Kong. Concert will be held on March 22nd, 2014, at The Vine Center, 29 Burrows St, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Read more…

New Tour Dates

Laibach is announcing first four ‘S’ concerts:

21. 11. 2013 – Bern, Dampfzentrale/ Saint Ghetto
28. 11. 2013 – Kharkov, Zhara Club, Ukraine, Get Tickets
30. 11. 2013 – Moscow, Glav Club, Russia
01. 12. 2013 – St. Petersburg, Avrora Concert Hall, Russia

Iron Sky Director’s Cut trailer

See the Iron Sky Director’s Cut trailer.  Iron Sky Director’s Cut is the original vision from the film director Timo Vuorensola. New double-LP vinyl soundtrack by Laibach to be released soon by Mute.

See the trailer – click here.

TWENTE BIENNALE

Laibach is contributing at the international TWENTE BIENNALE  2013 exhibition in Roombeek, Enschede. This year’s themes is: IDENTIFYING EUROPE .

More info:

http://2013.twentebiennale.nl/en/info/press
www.facebook.com/twentebiennale
www.flickr.com/twentebiennale

BLACK SQUARE – 100 YEARS

Laibach is participating in an exhibition, titled BLACK SQUARE – 100 YEARS, organised by Australian Experimental Art Foundation. The exhibition brings together a group of artists who respond to Malevich’s Black Square painting 100 years after its first appearance as an image, concept and benchmark in the history of 20th Century Western art.

Dates: 14 June to 13 July, opening 13 June. Exhibition is held in a Lion Arts Centre, North Terrace (West End), Adelaide BC, South Australia 5000, Australia.

Laibach is contributing with the work from 1981, titled Gefunden/Sower.

More info here.

LAIBACH IN ATOMIC SHELTER

Laibach was invited to collaborate at the Biennial of Contemporary Art, D-0 ARK Underground, taking place in Konjic, a small Bosnian town, in a Atomic shelter named ARK, which Yugoslav army built between 1953 and 1979. This shelter occupies a space of 6.500m2 and consists of 12 connected blocks. It resembles a complicated labyrinth, with residential areas, conference rooms, offices, strategic planning rooms, and other functional areas. The construction and existence of this bunker was kept secret until the 1990s, when ARK was finally revealed. ARK was built as a military bunker by the former Yugoslav People’s Army (JNA) to function as the Main Read more…

MATERIALITY

Laibach was invited to participate at the group exhibition Materiality, open on Friday the 19th of April 2013, at 19:00 in KIBLA Portal, Valvasorjeva 40 (2nd storey), Maribor, Slovenia.

The Materiality exhibition features fifty one artists; the majority of the participating artists are from Slovenia, accompanied by international guest artists, invited on the basis of the selection of artworks connected to the theme of the exhibition. Laibach is participating with INSTRUMENTALITY OF THE STATE MACHINE installation.
The exhibition will be open until 15 September 2013, from Tuesdays to Saturdays between 11:00 and 19:00. Admission free.
Read more here.

DIE LIEBE

For the last year’s WE COME IN PEACE TOUR Laibach recreated their song ‘Die Liebe’ from 1985. See the report from the tour – click here.

WE ARE FORGING THE FUTURE!

See very first ‘official’ Laibach video ‘We are Forging the Future!’ , filmed in Ljubljana’s legendary FV club in 1983, inspired by two of Laibach’s early posters from 1982 – ‘The Death of Ideology’ and ‘Ausstellung Laibach Kunst – PM’ from 1983.

This video, filmed by Richard Heslop, was consider lost and has been only recently ‘rediscovered’.

Click to see  the video!

A video clip: ‘TOUCH OF EVIL’

Mosha Pijade Hall, Zagreb, Croatia
11. 12. 1982

Filmed by Šime Strikoman.

See the video!

This is the video recording of the second Laibach concert appearance in Zagreb, which happened at the YURM (YU Rock Moment) Festival in the Moša Pijade Workers’ University, on December 11, 1982. Read more…

Tomaž Hostnik 08. 11. 1961 – 21. 12. 1982

Tomaž Hostnik was born on November 8th 1961 in Medvode near Ljubljana.  He joined Laibach as a member of the group in 1981, firstly as a gramophone manipulator and later as lead vocalist (already Laibach’s third).  He was a co-author of the Laibach Manifesto – the 10 Items of the Coventant – and he accepted the position of an anonymous engineer of human souls and the principle of collective authorship. Of the four Laibachian pseudonyms (EBER-SALIGER-KELLER-DACHAUER) he received the name ‘Ivo Saliger’. He also wrote a poem Apologia Laibach, which has become recognized as another – poeticised – manifesto of the group. Tomaž also contributed important artworks to the first Laibach Kunst exhibitions in 1982.  Read more…

KOHLE IST BROT video clip

See a short clip / visual report from the KOHLE IST BROT underground show in the Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, in Velenje, October 19th, 2012.

Click here to see the video clip.

Laibach soap, presented in the clip, was part of the LAIBACH KUNST GLÜCK AUF installation in the museum and can be obtained as a souvenir on Laibach WTC (http://wtc.laibach.org/schwitz-aus/) Read more…

YUGOSLAVIA: FROM THE BEGINNING TO THE END

Laibach is included in the ambitious exhibition, titled: YUGOSLAVIA : FROM THE BEGINNING TO THE END, held the Museum of Yugoslav History / Museum May 25 in Belgrade, located next to Tito’s Mausoleum.

Exhibition, which was already opened on 1st December and will run till March 3rd 2013, will form the basis of future permanent exhibition of this institution. The current exhibition will run for three months, with an open invitation for dialogue, and after the reaction of academic and professional public, will result with the permanent exhibition on the history of Yugoslavia. Laibach is presented as one of the phenomenon within the cultural sphere, foreseeing (and foretelling) the end of the country. Read more…

Die Macht der Finsternis

Laibach is contributing music for Die Macht der Finsternis (The Power of Darkness) by Leo Tolstoi, the new theatre production in Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, directed by Sebastian Baumgarten. Premiere is on 24th November, 2012, at 19.30h. (Photo by Philip Bussmann)

More info.
See the trailer.
See the video used in the show.
See photos from the play.

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Laibach first time in Kosovo

On November 16th Laibach performed a show for the first time in Prishtina, Kosovo, in PALLATI I RINISE, Salla e Madhe BORO&RAMIZI. See Blerta Kambo’s photo report from the concert.

See also KTV report on concert in Prishtina and the discussion on Laibach on KTV’s Rubikon

 

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Red, White & Blue

Laibach is contributing to the exhibition at Chelsea Space: “Red, White & Blue: POP / Punk / Politics / Space” in London.

The exhibition runs from 7th November to 8th December 2012.

Read more about the exhibition here.

Official site info.

 

A third Laibach concert in the underground of the Coal Mining Museum

Due to overwhelming interest, announcing a third Laibach concert in the underground of the Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia

On Friday, 19 October 2012, deep in the trenches of the Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia in Velenje, in addition to the already announced Laibach concerts at 18:30 and 20:30, a third concert has been added, starting at 22:30. The first two shows of the event Kohle ist Brot – Industrial Suite, which – for the first time in its history – Laibach will perform almost 200 metres below the surface of the Earth, sold out in just days. Read more…

KOHLE IST BROT – INDUSTRIAL SUITE 200 m beneath the surface of the Earth!

KOHLE IST BROT – INDUSTRIAL SUITE 200 m beneath the surface of the Earth!

On 19 October 2012 Laibach will hold two special concerts (at 18:30h and 20:30h) in the Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia in Velenje. For the first time in its history, the band will perform nearly 200 m underground. At this unique event, titled Kohle ist Brot (Coal is Bread) Laibach will play a selection of their industrial songs from the early ’80s. Read more…

Laibach sold out @ Centraltheater in Leipzig

Laibach sold out also the show at historic and beautiful Centraltheater in Leipzig on September 21st.

See photos from the show.

 

Laibach @ Berlin, Berghain

Laibach sold out the show in a fantastic ex power station Berghain in Berlin, on September 19th. This was already 2nd Laibach’s concert in German capital this year.

See photos from the show.

Laibach Informbiro

We Come In Peace Tour Continues

Laibach is currently touring in Europe with 14 dates, presenting the We Come in Peace show, featuring songs from Laibach Revisited project, Iron Sky soundtrack, and recently released ‘Reproduction Prohibited’ album. This is one of the last opportunities this year to see the band live on stage.

Click here to see all tour dates and tickets links.

See photos from the show.

Laibach Informbiro

Laibach show @ National Gallery of Denmark

After performing in London’s Tate Modern earlier in April Laibach did a special performance in Copenhagen’s spectacular National Gallery of Denmark, on September the 15th.  A sold out event included Artist talk, Iron Sky film projection and Laibach’s concert. Laibach performed in the venue where the artist Danh Vos is exhibiting exact 1:1 replica of the Statue of Liberty’s sculpture, decomposed in hundreds of individual pieces.

See photos from the show.

Rare performance 300 000 VK

See rare performance of 300 000 VK in Channel Zero, Metelkova mesto, Ljubljana on September 6th at 22h.

An Introduction to Laibach – Out Monday 3 September

On Monday 3 September, Mute are releasing “An Introduction to Laibach / Reproduction Prohibited”.

The album is a collection of remastered reinterpretations including Final Countdown, Across The Universe, Life is Life (Leben Heisst Leben) plus new recordings, Warme Lederhaut (Warm Leatherette) and Ballad of A Thin Man. The collection of songs was compiled by Laibach, presented with new artwork and sleevenotes. This recording is part of an exciting series of compilations from Mute named “An Introduction to…”. Read more…

AUSSTELLUNG LAIBACH KUNST – GLÜCK AUF!

September, Thursday 6th 2012, at 18:00 – November, Sunday 18th 2012

Laibach Kunst installation in Velenje Coal Mining Museum, Koroška cesta – Old Pit (Stari jašek) Velenje

As a part of the Maribor 2012: European Capital of Culture events Laibach will present a site-specific installations and interventions in three historic spaces of the Velenje Coal Mining Museum.

MORE INFO!

L is for Laibach

Laibach is included in the John Peel online Record Archive project.
Read more about this project here:

http://thespace.org/items/e0000fq0?t=zpk4
http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/may/01/john-peel-record-collection-online
http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/apr/30/john-peel-record-collection-online
http://gizmodo.com/5921551/inside-the-project-to-immortalize-john-peels-record-collection
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-17894985

An Introduction To … Laibach / Reproduction Prohibited

Mute confirmed the release of An Introduction to… Laibach on the 3rd of September, a collection of re-interpretations compiled by the band.

More info.

Official “Under the Iron Sky” video

The long awaited official video for the song Under the Iron Sky, taken from the soundtrack of the film is finally released.

See the video on Youtube.

September Dates For the “We Come in Peace” Tour

Laibach is announcing September ‘We Come in Peace’ concert dates. More shows will be added later.

Check the dates in the future events section of our web page or our Facebook page.

Laibach Informbiro

The Laibach Tate Modern recording – “Monumental Retro-Avant-Garde”

The Laibach Tate Modern recording, “Monumental Retro-Avant-Garde”  released by Mute and Abbey Road Live Here Now is out – a Limited Edition  2 CD release comprised of  22 songs, packaged beautifully.

Order a copy here.

TateShots: Laibach, Monumental Retro-Avant-Garde

See the Tate Modern report from the Laibach show on Youtube. Click here!

Buy a copy of the CD here.

 

 

The show at Tate Modern is being recorded.

The Laibach show at Tate Modern in London is being recorded. Grab your copy of the CD at the merchandise stand on your way out.

Or order a copy of the CD here.

Laibach Informbiro

Iron Sky soundtrack release date

The official release dates for the Iron Sky soundtrack are April 9th (digital) and April 30th (physical – CD).

More info.

Buy the CD from our official web shop. 

 

 

 

Slovenian premiere of the film “Iron Sky”

Slovenian premiere of the Iron Sky film will happen on April 20th in Kino Šiška. Laibach will perform a show after the film screening.

Buy tickets here.

Links:
Kino Šiška
Iron Sky
Iron Sky & Laibach soundtrack

Tate Modern – Special Extended Show

Laibach is announcing special retrospective concert performance in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, London, on April 14th, at 22:00h. The group will partly reconstruct also the historic performance at the Music Biennial Zagreb 83′ and Occupied Europe Tour 83′ sound. Tickets for the show are available here.

Laibach’s performance will be part of the larger event in London, dedicated to the historic collective movement Neue Slowenische Kunst (1984 – 1992) and presenting NSK State Folk Art. More on the event find here. Read more…

We Come in Peace EU tour

A spring and summer tour is starting in April 2012, featuring Laibach live, presenting and promoting the science fiction dark comedy, film „Iron Sky“. Laibach has composed the soundtrack for this film and will perform selected songs from it live in concert, along with other material including some preview songs from their two forthcoming albums and a set of classic Laibach songs spanning from the early 80’s to today.

Check the tour dates.

Laibach WTC Shop – The Second Coming

It is our pleasure to inform you that the Laibach WTC webshop has been relaunched at wtc.laibach.org

We have moved the WTC shop to a better and more user-friendly platform, but to do so we had to close it for a while. It is now online again, ready for the Einkauf!

Please register at the webshop. Read more…

AT HOW MANY LUX…?

Laibach participates at a group exhibition, titled AT HOW MANY LUX…? in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, conducted in the framework of GLOW – festival, 05/11 – 17/12/2011, Bleekstraat 23 & Bleekweg, with installation XY-Unsolved.

For more info click-here.

 

LAIBACH LIMITED EDITION – VINYL ON DEMAND!

VOD84: LAIBACH “Gesamtkunstwerk – Dokument 81-86“ 5 LP-deluxe Box with DVD / Illustrated 36-page-Booklet / Metal-Badge / Poster / Postcards

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6su3lhY004

This ultra-deluxe leather-bound box set comes in a cross-like holder for the five Vinyl discs and also includes a DVD with two outstanding live-performances from 1982 and 1984 plus a large poster,10 postcards, a metal enamel-badge as well as an extensive 36-page booklet illustrated with archive photos of Laibach’s hometown Trbovlje.

Read more…

RAUMSCHIFF JUGOSLAWIEN

Laibach contributes to a group exhibition Raumschiff Jugoslawien – Die Aufhebung der Zeit (Spaceship Yugoslavia –The Suspension of Time)

24.September – 30. Oktober, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin

For more info click here – Raumschiff-Jugoslawien.