Familiar club sounds of Berlin meets the Drum Sciences of the mother continent: NGOMA presents dance music of a future society that we would want our grand children to live in. Imagining a decolonized polycultural rhythm machine constructed from the plurality of our various life experiences, multiple sonic perspectives distilled, NGOMA fuses the best of many worlds for maximum mind expansion, soul elevation, and body intoxication.
LAMIN FOFANA (Sci-fi & Fantasy)
An aclaimed Techno producer from Sierra Leone via Brooklyn, whose music Pitchfork describes as “…good, very good… everything techno should be: urgent, inventive, hypnotic.” Lamin Fofana draws from his deep knowledge and broad musical experiences on 3 continents to bring us music from a mysterious, exhilirating, and blissful future.
DJ ZHAO (Ngoma Sound)
Raised in Beijing, studied in Los Angeles, and based in Berlin with a background in sound art and left field techno, Dj Zhao is a rhythm ambassador and musicologist, bringing a poly-cultural understanding of sound to his deeply percussive cross-genre sets. In addition to playing more genre specific music in setting such as Berlin’s Berghain, Dj Zhao constructs powerful vibes without borders, bringing together innovative underground club, bass, and electronic music from places such as Luanda, New Jersey, Johannesburg, London, Bogota, Chicago, Nairobi, Paris, Kairo, and Berlin: irresistable polyrhythmic energy in motion.
MISTA WALLIZ (AfroHouse Xperience)
A dopetastische Berlin selecta originally from Senegal, Mista Walliz is the brain behind awesome events such as Afro Heat and the AfroHouse Xperience. His new sets incorporates a profound passion for African electronics as well as a deep love of Techno and House.
Saturday, July 16, 11 PM – 6 AM
YAAM Berlin – An der Schillingbrücke 3, 10243 Berlin, Germany
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