AB and PHL collaborate

What happens when a leading pop & rock temple and Flanders' only pop & rock school get together? Then AB and PHL-music each search for a win-win situation that benefits both partners.

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Artist in Residence

With the Artist in Residence project, AB wants to provide just that little extra support to up-and-coming and promising talent. This year we're pleased to set out with Drums are for Parades, Jan Swerts and Sarah Ferri.

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Le Freak guitar contest: The final battle!

Yesterday the great Le Freak guitar contest took place...

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The 5 Le Freak's!

Here they are, the 5 winners that will share the same stage as Nile Rodgers on Monday June 13!

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CHIC + 7x7/F extra interactive sound sculpture

There's no support act for Chic. But those attending this funky concert on Monday 13 June are advised to stop by the AB Club too. As that's where the letter F is!

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Play Chic's Le Freak on stage and win a Fender guitar!

Come to the Chic concert in AB on Monday 13 June. Come on stage and play the intro to Le Freak. Nile Rodgers & Co will judge your style, interpretation and level of funkiness on the spot. The winner can head home with a genuine, autographed Fender Stratocaster.

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Amon Tobin comes to AB with an amazing live show

To say that Brazil's Amon Tobin is as innovative as ever would be a serious understatement. He more than does justice to his reputation with the new groundbreaking show for his Isam tour.

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Time flies...

Some new pics from the AB in house photographer...

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Pre-listen to a track by Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto

Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto already released a track from their soon-to-be-released album ‘summvs’.

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Band of Gypsies 2 recorded @ AB

Taraf de Haïdouks, the most exciting Balkan Gypsy band, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and they got together again with the fantastically funky Macedonian brass of Kocani Orkestar...

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Free Drums Are For Parades download.

Over the coming months, under the title IMPERIVM, they'll be visiting the ABstudio to record a number of songs with striking guest vocalists.

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New Artist in Residence: Drums Are For Parades

The following performer is a bit of an odd one out, as Drums Are For Parades already sound familiar to quite a few people. But the threesome recently came knocking at the door of Anspachlaan 110 with a somewhat unique project.

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Domino festival teases with expo...

Domino has always paid attention to graphic designers and labels that have regard for their artwork previously.

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AB in the Picture

It may have been quiet on the blog but it certainly wasn't in concert-land...

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Victoires de la musique! AB awarded again!

Vicoires de la Musique: the prestigious annual French music prizes, this time with Abd Al Malik and Yael Naim as rightful big winners! Forget the PopPoll, ignore the Mias, drop the Grammys, we're looking to France again for a while and are preoccupied with Les Victoires De La Musique. View the winners here.

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Music and more at By:larm Show 2011

Maarten Delbeke, our Norway Now-reporter, visited the By:Larm festival in Oslo a few weeks ago, together with a few other AB employees. Aside from the cold, Maarten also experienced a heap of other things in the far North. Read his report here.

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Coca-Cola Sessions 2011 kick off

This year too, promising Belgian debutants make it into the spotlight thanks to Coca-Cola Sessions. The kick-off will take place on 22 February in the ABClub by The Galacticos.

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New video for Ozark Henry

Ozark Henry's new video filmed at AB...

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Pollstar: "AB 3rd in Top 100 Worldwide Club Venues"

True to tradition, Pollstar has published its yearly Top 100 of the world's best music clubs. With 233,450 tickets sold, AB is the only European club in the Top 10.

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Yeasayer: Live @ Ancienne Belgique

Yeasayer releases "live at the Ancienne Belgique"...

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A first for 2010: 300,000 visitors to the AB

For the first time in the AB's 31 year history: AB had 300,000 concertgoers pass through its doors this year.

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Top 20(10) AB

The AB concert year overview...Time for a brief look back.

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AB In-house Photographer

Experienced a number of remarkable shows, including Trentemoller.

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Efterklang finds Efterkids from Brussels

A few weeks ago Danish group Efterklang launched a call to find a number Efterkids to accompany them and perform on the main stage of the AB… and that call has been answered wonderfully well…

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