OKZHARP & MANTHE RIBANE (Hyperdub)

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«The Most Badass Performance We’ve Seen This Year» OKAYAFRICA
«Musician, performer, and designer – Manthe Ribane uses her body, her voice, and any other material available to her to create works that feel like the future» DAZED

OKZHARP is a musician/producer and dj based in South London, UK but originally from Cape Town, South Africa. Former member […]

IBAAKU

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«Ibaaku, le sénégalais qui ramène l’afro-futurisme sur le dancefloor, grâce à sa musique afro-psychédélique vertigineuse, marquée par un mysticisme hyper-galactique» LES INROCKS
«A prime example of Afrofuturism as it stands today: an eclectic, electronic opus to a fantasy alien attack» THE FADER

Dopo diversi pseudonimi evocativi, Ibaaku ha finalmente scelto il suo primo nome in jola per […]

AERO MANYELO

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«House music is everywhere in South Africa but this seasoned producer is pushing the sound somewhere new» THE FADER

Born in Limpopo in 1987, and growing up in the Johannesburg township of Ivory Park, Aero Manyelo was influenced by his father’s love of jazz – and his music has a depth that distinguishes it from South […]

Gqom Oh! Showcase

“Like being suspended over the gravitational field of a black hole, and lovin’ it” – Kode 9
“Massive, dramatic tracks!! Most of these are giving me goosebumps! A really strong presentation of the Durban sound” – Spoek Mathambo
“A great snapshot of what’s happening with the Gqom sound. Dark and rolling, with a real feeling of menace […]

nan KOLÈ

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For Kolè, it was the genre’s unique balance of percolating beats and dark synths permeating them; a sense of the uncanny on the dancefloor. “I always feel a weird, powerful ‘high’ energy when I play it. It’s a perfect mixture of deep and dark atmospheres with African rhythms. Gqom is on a boundary between conceptual […]

MR. RAOUL K

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Mr Raoul K hails from Agboville, Ivory Coast, West Africa. In 1992, he left Africa and moved to Hamburg, Northern Germany. While in Hamburg, he got seriously involved with the aesthetic vibe of dance and music. As a result, he started working as a DJ. At the same time, he was getting a professional education as a […]