M.Gira from rock band Swans curates this inaugural music fest where the emphasis is not so much on who’s been crashing the singles charts recently, but on full-throttle live performance irrespective of musical genre. Features Mercury Rev’s Cinematic Silent Sound Tettix Wave Ensemble, Ben Frost, Xiu Xiu (pictured) and Grouper.

£35, April 4. From 5pm 
Koko, NW1 7JE  
Tube | Mornington Crescent  

Photo: facebook.com/xiuxiuforlife