Approximation Festival opens this evening with a concert in the Tonhalle by the legendary Steve Reich, recently described in the New York Times as 'the greatest living composer'.
A pioneer of minimal compositions, his concert tonight will certainly be quite special, the atmosphere of the Tonhalle perfect for this kind of sound.
This is such an extraordinary festival of new, ground-breaking music - musically speaking, it certainly was one of my personal highlights of last year when I witnessed, open-mouthed, Aki Takase playing piano, quite simply like nothing I had ever been aware of before.
Saturday sees another interesting concert in the museum K20 when Tolouse Low Trax plays in another very special space.
Go and experience something you might know very little about, this celebration of new sounds, is at home in Düsseldorf, the very starting point of new electronic music and Kraftwerk from all those years ago.
Several concerts are taking place in the edgiest club in town, Salon des Amateurs.
Approximation Festival September 20 to 25