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Seen this type of thread around this forum and found is apt for my city too.

Gothenburg is the saltiest city in Sweden with heavy emphasis on seafood and talky cafés. The club scene is pretty undersized though with its baby brother complex towards Stockholm and it's former Indie glory have been washed away with the Gen X that populated it. The festivals are booming though, with Way Out West being the crown jewel. IMO should tone down its baby brother complex towards Stockholm though.

So, what are we waiting for? Discuss further and report new developments in these fields!
 

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I'm not sure I would agree about the club scene, there are some big events pulled off pretty regularly.

Reza and the Genesis crew is probably the ones who puts most effort into the production, e.g. Funktion one soundsystem etc. I'm not really into their bookings, but their nights are pro.

Example, this particular party was at Gothenburg Film Studios. Their next one will be at Frihamnen, on the 28th.

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Södra Frihamnspiren, SE-417 55 Göteborg, Sverige

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Closing set of the night 03:00 - 04:00

00:22 Avalon & Burn In Noise & Raja Ram - The Dance Temple
04:22 Pixel & Wrecked Machines - Mother Funker (Outsiders Remix)
09:03 Astrix - Underbeat (Future Frequencies Remix)
14:27 Circuit Breakers - Square Stomp (Outside The Universe Remix)
18:47 Connection - Die Antwoord Mash Up
21:53 Alien Project - Silent Running (Avalon & Mad Maxx Remix)
28:13 Tristan & Aardvarkk - Propability Space (Connection Edit)
31:58 Artificials - Sequences
36:58 Avalon & Laughing Buddha - Wake and Bake
39:51 Xerox & Volcano - One Shot
43:12 Xerox & Illumination - Battleship (Vertical Mode Remix)
47:21 Alpha Portal & Magik - Magic Portal
51:48 Tristan & Magik - Triptamine
55:27 Mad Tribe - Tuned In Perfectly

Performer: Connection
Event: Genesis Halloween Project 2016
Date: 2016-10-29
Genre: UK Psytrance / Fullon
Crowd: over 2000 ppl
Sound: Funktion-One
 

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And for those who aint as nerdy as me about sound quality... :colgate:

The company was formed in 1992 by Tony Andrews and John Newsham, following their departure from Turbosound - the company they started in 1978. Following eight years of research and development, Funktion-One completed its first major project - designing and installing a sound system for the Millennium Dome's Central Show. Since then the company has built a reputation in audio around the world.

Funktion-One equipment, installed by Sound Investment Audio, is in use at many music venues in the USA. Funktion-One Systems are also notably in use at Space (Ibiza), Berghain (Berlin) and Cielo (New York), Hot Mass (Pittsburgh), École Privée (Montreal), Smartbar (Chicago), Output (New York),and Colosseum (Jakarta), some of the most renowned clubs worldwide.
 

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When I said undersized, I meant PERMANENTLY undersized. GBG FS is still not a permanent establishment and its main duty is a film studio, first and foremost. Brewhouse is also not a natural "third place". Might be if the plans for Gårda goes through, but not in the near future.

I'm talking about permanent third places run by establishments in the economic grey scale. Not a white Avenygruppen approved one nor a black illegal one. Like Folk, just without the economically incestuous vibe.
 

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When I said undersized, I meant PERMANENTLY undersized. GBG FS is still not a permanent establishment and its main duty is a film studio, first and foremost. Brewhouse is also not a natural "third place". Might be if the plans for Gårda goes through, but not in the near future.

I'm talking about permanent third places run by establishments in the economic grey scale. Not a white Avenygruppen approved one nor a black illegal one. Like Folk, just without the economically incestuous vibe.
I did get that :)

Personally I think Frihamnen could be the answer to your question, as long as they keep a regular schedule, all year round, rather than just in the summer,
it is a fantastic spot with a pretty massive capacity, by swedish standards, roughly 4k.

 

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I did get that :)

Personally I think Frihamnen could be the answer to your question, as long as they keep a regular schedule, all year round, rather than just in the summer,
it is a fantastic spot with a pretty massive capacity, by swedish standards, roughly 4k.
In our climate, I'd love a club in an arcade/mall/gallery setup with a closed/half-closed outer space that incentivices no smoking but provides a fresher space. I'm VERY interested in what Kulan and such will provide to the table.
 

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In our climate, I'd love a club in an arcade/mall/gallery setup with a closed/half-closed outer space that incentivices no smoking but provides a fresher space. I'm VERY interested in what Kulan and such will provide to the table.
Like La Cupole :naughty:

Just kidding...

That place was legendary though, I used a really, really crap fake ID to buy my first beer there. :lol:

I hope Kulan becomes amazing, you can check TK Developments masterplan here

I was thinking about a cinema at Kulan as well, it would, along with restaurants and bars, and potentially a club keep the area more lively in the evenings and nights.

When I think of clubbing, I tend to think and prefer big rooms, with great sound and light rigs, e.g. Womb Tokyo, Zouk Singapore etc etc, even if I've also had some of my best times out in smaller, more intimate venues, big rigs costs big money though.

Turnmills in London was great, also had a these smaller rooms, a bit of a labyrinth if you didn't know the layout. :lol:

Got demolished and turned into an office, London lost something great with that decision as far as I'm concerned and I didn't get nearly enough time to experience it!

RIP


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Garden tomorrow, a pretty great line up for people into this kind of music, the concept and quality of the bookings reminds me about Lugers Accelerator, they also had great line ups, 2006 they had for example bands like Death Cab for Cutie, Arctic Monkeys etc. Then came their new festival, Way Out West.

The National(us)
Future Islands(us)
Warpaint(us)
Cigarettes After Sex(us)
Good Harvest

Insläpp: 15:00
Biljettpris: 695 kr + serviceavgift
Åldersgräns: 13 år

 

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Some more info


Biljetter säljs via Eventim.se
Biljettpris: 695 kr + serviceavgifter
Åldersgräns: 13 år

TIDER:
13:00 Förfest på Trädgår'ns uteservering (Åldersgräns 18 år)
15:00 Parken öppnar
16:00 Good Harvest
17:00 Cigarettes After Sex
18:15 Warpaint
19:25 Future Islands
21:10 The National
21:00 - 02:00 Efterfest på Pustervik. Live: Henning, Det Brinner, Maple & Rye, Agent Blå (Åldersgräns 18 år)

Trädgår'n har sin uteservering öppen till 01:00 för alla Gardenbesökare över 18 år.

* Med reservation för ändringar

GARDEN är en grönskande och urban musikfest mitt i centrala Göteborg. Den sjätte juni, på nationaldagen, startar sommaren i vackra och historiska Trädgårdsföreningen där musik, mat och människor möts under den allra första upplagan av GARDEN. En dag i parken, mitt i stan, när träden är som grönast och sommaren är ny.

GARDEN är en sommardag i parken fylld med musik och fest som förgylls av en handplockad och hyllad lineup i form av de musikaliska genierna the National, synthpopparna Future Islands, suveräna Warpaint, dreampopparna Cigarettes After Sex och americanaduon Good Harvest. Njut av en öl eller två i en skön atmosfär där musiken flödar, syrenerna doftar och hela Göteborg samlas för att fira sommaren med några av världens just nu bästa liveband.

THE NATIONAL
Den briljanta albumsviten ”Boxer”, ”High Violet”, ”Trouble Will Find Me” och ”Sleep Well Beast” har inte bara förvandlat The National till ett av vår tids största indierockband, den har även gjort dem till ett av världens mest hyllade band.

FUTURE ISLANDS
Med skivan ”Singles” och supersingeln ”Seasons (Waiting For You)” gick Future Islands från att vara kultfavoriter till att bli synthpopikoner. Deras suveräna framförande av ”Seasons (Waiting For You)” hos David Letterman blev en omedelbar internetsuccé och då 2014 skulle sammanfattas rankades singeln som årets låt av bland andra Pitchfork.

WARPAINT
Ända sedan Warpaint släppte den från början självutgivna debut-ep:n "Exquisite Corpse" 2008 har de varit i konstant musikalisk rörelse. Om fullängdsdebuten "The Fool" hade en psykedeliskt inramning, hade den självbetitlade uppföljaren ett mer drömskt popskimmer. Och då de 2016 gav ut "Heads Up" hade det dansanta anslaget från deras omtalat suveräna konserter fått ett större utrymme.

CIGARETTES AFTER SEX

Förra året släppte Cigarettes After Sex sitt självbetitlade debutalbum. På det plockade bandet upp den musikaliska stafettpinnen från Mazzy Star samt Red House Painters och skivan hamnade högt på Rough Trades årsbästalista.

GOOD HARVEST

Deras fantastiska mix av Simon & Garfunkels samspel, Nick Drakes harmonier och Gillian Welchs berättarstil har gett den svenska americanaduon Good Harvest lyssnare runt om i världen.
 

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This will be intresting to follow. I think Truckstop Alaska will have to move eventually(since it will be natural to develop that area), but some easing up on regulations would be good.

http://www.gp.se/kultur/kultur/förslaget-som-ska-rädda-truckstop-alaska-1.8370622
Förslaget som ska rädda Truckstop Alaska

Nätverket Kultur åt alla har skickat in ett förslag till stadens politiker om att förenkla alkoholtillstånd för kulturföreningar. Det hela är en reaktion på tillslaget mot Truckstop Alaska.

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Not fresh of the press, but pretty recent news, Avenyfamiljen bought Annedal 23:33. This is the same property that Skandrenting(Balder) bought from Oscar Properties earlier this year.

Avenyfamiljen owns and operates the following establishments

Yaki-Da
Tyska Bron
Taverna Averna
Tacos & Tequila
Prime Grill
Olssons Vin
Made In China
Lounge(s)
Levantine
Kafé Magasinet
Butcher’s Market
Auktionsverket Kulturarena


https://avenyfamiljen.se/selin-storsaljer-till-stadsutvecklaren-avenyfamiljen/
 

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Sticky Fingers has been sold.

Säljer livsverket – legendariska rockklubben får nya ägare
När han startade trodde han knappt själv på sin dröm. Nu har det gått 20 år – då har Magnus "Manko" Ax valt att sälja sitt livsverk Sticky Fingers. – Det var dags, säger han.

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Alice Cooper 2017
Han hade knappt spelat några klubbgig på 30 år, men var här innan Lisebergsspelningen. Jag känner hans band som kom för att spela och lirade golf med Alice Cooper, som var nyfiken på stället. När hans fru kom tidigt till spelningen förstod jag att det skulle gå.

Motörhead
Jag hade varit med och skrivit "Civil war" som öppnar "Overnight sensation" (1996). När bandet var i stan ville de spela och gick upp efter ett band på klubbscenen och körde volymen i botten.

Ryan Adams
Även det på klubbscenen. Det var så fullt att det inte gick in mer. Mellan låtarna var det knäppt tyst, trots att alla knappt kan ha kunnat se något. Magiskt.

Queen of Stoneage
Klubbscenen. De var här två gånger. Efter första frågade de om de fick komma tillbaka. De undrade också om det var möjligt att Union Carbide Poductions kunnde komma ner till spelningen. Jag förklarade att de inte fanns mer, men hetter Soundtrack Of Our Lives.

Tsunamikonsert 2005
Vi lyckades samla Hammerfall, José Gonzalez… ja alla inklusive Håkan Hellström, som höll på att spela in nytt och spelade "Brännö serenad" för första gången.
https://www.goteborgdirekt.se/nyhet...-far-nya-agare/[email protected]@g/
 

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Noticed there is an aftermovie from the Halloween party by Genesis, Trance is not really my cup of tea but the venue in Frihamnen works great for these sorts of events and I hope it doesn't get demolished(I know, there are no such plans... yet), it would be a shame and a blow to the future development of Frihamnen if you ask me, a city needs a night time economy and cultural venues.

Their next big event will also be at Frihamnen.
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I love Kajskjul 105, that and Gothenburg Studios are fantastic for concerts.

Trance isn't my favourite either but was at the event Genesis had at Skansen Kronan. That day was crazy, my friends phone number was listed as the only contact at Skansens website and there were hundred of complaints. We had to rush there to help out and just oversee things, we had no official function though so got to drink free beers and make sure they didn't do anything crazy once the party moved inside :D
 

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I love Kajskjul 105, that and Gothenburg Studios are fantastic for concerts.

Trance isn't my favourite either but was at the event Genesis had at Skansen Kronan. That day was crazy, my friends phone number was listed as the only contact at Skansens website and there were hundred of complaints. We had to rush there to help out and just oversee things, we had no official function though so got to drink free beers and make sure they didn't do anything crazy once the party moved inside :D
Yup and nightlife as well, the capacity is pretty massive for being a "club" though so it would take A LOT of work to make it viable if one would try to do something weekly, monthly or bimonthly nights would be easier, keep in mind these parties are something people come from far away in the country to attend, it is not just locals, even if they make up the big majority.

hehe, I've been to a couple of their parties, despite not really being into trance, and that kind of trance in particular, trance was what I listened to the most as a kid though, 10-17 years of age, but not psytrance, missed the one at Skansen though. My taste in music evolved...

I think Reza & Co does a great job however, great event productions and they book some pretty big names in that subgenre, at the Halloween one it was HOM-Mega night, an Israeli Record label and thats pretty much the biggest label around in that subgenre, a classic label with big name artists.
 
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