Network Membership

OUTLANDS is a network of organisations, producers, promoters and venues who develop, support, produce and promote performance-led experimental music activities. Network membership offers the opportunity to be part of an active, connected national community.

Supersonic / Capsule

Starting as a one-day event in Birmingham in 2003, Supersonic Festival, curated and produced by Capsule , is an internationally renowned experimental music and arts festival. Occupying an exalted position at the heart of Birmingham’s cultural life, as well as attracting an international audience.

Supersonic Festival has been named as the UK’s premier experimental music festival, with rave reviews from The Independent, Arts Desk and The Quietus to name but a few, and topping The Guardian’s Guide to the best experimental music festivals in Europe. Bringing together live performances by some of the worlds most extraordinary artists, visual art, and audience participation to create a legendary one-of-a-kind festival. It takes place alongside a year-round programme of live events, exhibitions and kids gigs which present the highest quality new work in ways you least expect.

Always innovating around audience development, Supersonic has developed an industry-leading online program, delivering Sofasonic, the online version of Supersonic in 2020. They continue to develop new ways of reaching audiences online, currently with the hugely insightful ‘In Conversation’ series.

Supersonic were an integral part of bringing the network to life and have been a member of the Outlands network since 2017. They produced Outlands touring commission Yunohana Variations in June 2018.

Unit 317, Zellig
Gibb Street
Birmingham UK
B9 4AT


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