Freemote Festival Review : 7th-11th December

We recently sent out one of our reviewers, Simon Haycock (aka Bitbasic), to the Freemote festival in Utrecht. Armed with a portable audio recorder, he met the creators of the festival and the artists showcasing their audio/visual talents. Along the way, he was investigating the link between the festival and the netaudio scene, and was met with a lot of positivity for the creative commons ethos, revolutionary ideas on integrating audio and video and people whose enthusiasm and vision is truly inspiring. Click play and find out how to travel around the 3-dimensional space of your own musical pieces or why you might have to bring your own insects to live shows in the future.

This report is presented as an audio documentary, and can be streamed from

Alternatively, you can download the report directly at

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  1. Julien
    December 28, 2011

    First of all,

    Simon it was a great pleasure to have you over and let you explore the place and find all those inspiring people to have their insight on the melt of disciplines. This is a great audio impression of what the thoughts were from an artistic point of view.

    I’m very glad you were a part of us so you can give a great little glimpse into this festival!


  2. Markus
    December 28, 2011

    Very great listening experience during the “Weihnachtstage”. Thank you Simon for that and wish you a blasting 2012!


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