RESCHEDULED ~ AFRODELICA PRESENTS - DIGITAL AFRIKA DJ sets - POWER OF SEVEN - AMIN PAYNE (DJ set) - MUTHA FUNK
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A exploration of African rhythm and melody though live performance and Dj's .
Afro house / Afro disco / Jazzy house .
Featuring a brand new 7 piece West African Percussion group !
POWER OF SEVEN
7 Piece percussion group lead by Lamine Sonko .
And featuring some of Melbourne's top percussionist from the Latin / and African disciplines . Focusing on tradition Saber rhythms from west Africa . Given a new flare incorporating drum kit and diverse array of percussion instruments from around the world .
Digging deep into the depths of African rhythms and melodies, and influenced by international club music from Lagos to New York, DIGITAL AFRIKA is pushing the frontiers of live dance floor orientated Afro House in Australia and beyond.
Digital Afrika’s 2018 debut vinyl EP ‘Dark Matter’ showcases the production powers of two Australian producers: Future Roots and Si Fixion.
Their music incorporates multi-instrumentation, MPC sequences, live African percussion and Digital/Analog production. The EP was digitally released by Wonderwheel Records (NYC) in 2019, and has met with critical acclaim from recognised taste makers around the world including Carl Cox (Awesome Sound Wave Records), Nicodemus (Wonderwheel Records), Gilles Peterson (BBC, Brownswood Records) and more.
Digital Afrika are based in Melbourne Australia, and have been touring extensively since their inception. This includes several national tours as well as performances at Australia’s premiere dance and world music festivals, and a nomination nod from Victoria’s AGE Music awards. They have toured internationally in Europe and Asia, and highlights include WOMADelaide, Meredith, Strawberry Fields, Bali Spirit and Rainbow Serpent Festival.
Their second EP and single “Asiko” is due to drop on Record Store Day 24th October 2020 through Awesome Sound Wave Records (Carl Cox / Chris Coe), and features high octane vocals from African-Australian artists Remi, Thando Sikwila, Olugbade Okunade and Cazeaux Oslo.
The duo’s live show is an original and dynamic synergy of digital sequences alongside high energy African percussion, hardware synths and featuring Afro/Latin traditional & modern dancers.
Digital Afrika's sound is a dance floor stimulator for any corner of the globe. THE PRODUCERS:
Zhonu “Nui” Moon has at his command a broad palette of instrumentation including a large array of traditional percussion instruments and drum kits from around the world. He utilizes contemporary methods of forging sound through the use of synthesizers, programming and DJ skills.
Drawing on a rich life journey and an expansive tradition of musical performance, Future Roots has mentorships with percussion masters in Australia, Cuba, Papua New Guinea, Senegal and India. Future Roots has performed alongside International music icons Femi Kuti, Yothu Yindi, Mulatu Astake, Tony Allen, Horace Andy, Bambino and JBoog.
Simon Durrington is a Melboune based music producer & DJ, percussionist and a co founder of the Afrik Futurism Club Nite. He specializes in playing Afrohouse, future beats and Bass.
Drawing on influences of African rhythms and global electronic music, Si Fixion weaves these styles together with high calibre production. Si Fixion's shows are uptempo, rhythmic & dance floor friendly.
As part of our COVIDSafe plan, The Night Cat requires all ticket holders and patrons of the venue to check in using the Service Victoria App when entering the venue.
Fri 23 Jul 2021, 8.00pm | HOWLER, MELBOURNE, VIC
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