Sound System Culture – on the radical roots of rave

Sorry for the short notice.

Tomorrow Friday my talk at 18:00 will be on the Insurrectionary Politics of Dancing, and dj set from 21:30 – 23:30 of Afro-centric Breaks and Jungle.

 

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“Understanding the sound system as a social space, we want participants of different genres and scenes (from roots, dub and contemporary bass music to techno/tekno) to gather and exchange.

In a colorful program of exhibitions, live-performances, workshops, talks, discussion and diverse music Berliners and international artists are entering into a dialogue and are actively shaping the event.

Exhibitions:
– Roots of sound system music & culture – including audio examples and open dialogue by David Riley (Supported by Mr. Glue)
– UK sound systems in the 90ies – photos and input by Ed Twist

Workshop:
– “Listen! Material and Loops – A hearing experience” by E.L.L.I.

Discussion Panel (FLTI):
– “Sound Systems, Rave Collectives and Gender” by Meetup Berlin & PRIZM:Berlin

Talks:
– The revolutionary essence of social dance by He Zhao
– Sound system culture, hardcore techno and the Berlin Fuckparade by Bianca Ludewig
– Sound System Cultures of the Black Atlantic: Angolan Kuduro by Stefanie Alisch (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)
– Rave & psychoanalysis by Feli Concat
– Musique Concrète Jungle – spatial delivery research by Lukas Jakob Löcker

Performance:
A/V synth performance by SAOU TV & Kevin Koen

Music:
Benjammin
– Chantal
– Dj.Pult (do not dance)
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– Feli Concat
Gretchen Bazooka
Hägen Daz
Jahminta Zulu
Jah Forcefield (Bademah & Zentash Gigawatt Dubz)
– Jukebox Utopia
Mila Chiral – live
– One Woman Army in Dub
Pmp Mzk alongside Tcp (Harlekinsound / Certain:Dubs)
– Smi
– Spiriel
– Aporia Barrage
Token

Supported by:
– VJ Flimmerkiste
– A-Sound System
– Triple P Sound System

NGOMA Afro Tech / Cashmere Radio

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Tonight is a big big night, with top beatsmiths and djs from Uganda, UK, and Berlin providing us with outlandishly excellent sonic services in this historical NYEGE NYEGE FESTIVAL gathering on the other side of the globe.

And tomorrow all 4 of us, David Tinning, Spooky-J, Moroto Hvy Indstr, and myself will be weaving ecstatic aural tapestries on the esteemed Cashmere Radio, where there is a dopetastische absinthe bar, from 8pm to midnight.

Get your dancing shoes ready for tonight, and smoking jacket for tomorrow!

NGOMA Afro Tech

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Sound of Berlin meets Rhythms of the mother continent: NGOMA envisions dance music of a future society that we would want our grand children to live in. Imagining a decolonized polycultural drum machine constructed from the plurality of our various life experiences and multiple sonic perspectives, NGOMA fuses the best of many worlds for maximum mind expansion, soul elevation, and body intoxication.

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MUTANT 3

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From Luanda to New Jersey, from Johannesburg to London, from Kingston to Berlin: indigenous drums and high tech sound fuse in the club. Ancestral beats and diasporic voices thrive on inner city streets. Meta-rhythms and mega-bass erasing borders, connecting dots, and making your booty work overtime.
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NGOMA SOUND SYSTEM (Ngoma Sound // Berlin)

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MUTANT2 – 30 August

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Industrial nightmares and Shamanic visions collide in the club. Ancestral voices bleed through grids of the city. Diasporic sounds and mutant rhythms transformed by migrant movement, shaped by history. Fragmented Psychotropic Bass pulsating through the deepest valleys and highest crests of your mind, in the kaleidoscopic center of the omni-verse.  RSVP on fb

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JUJUJUKE 2

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This how we voodoo, this how we juju:
From Chicago to East London, from Jersey to Berlin, Juju-Juke brings true school rhythm and bass.

Joining us for the first time: Cool Hand Luke straight from Brooklyn will bring true underground club sounds from New Jersey, in addition to the Chicago Tek Life vibes; Congolese/French MC Carmel Zoum will deliver fiery verses on the mic; and Berlin’s own NGHT DRPS wil drp crucial new school bass and footwork.

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NGOMA Sound feat. MC Carmel Zoum
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NGHT DRPS (Through My Speakers – Berlin)
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Cool Hand Luke (Hot Crew 57 – NYC/Chicago)
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Dj Zhao (Ngoma Sound – Beijing/Berlin)
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at the quality Panke club: http://www.pankeculture.com/

This weekend: JUJU-JUKE / SCHIESSBUDE

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Out in the streets Out in the streets Out in the streets Out in the streets…
From South Chicago to East London, from Detroit to Berlin, Dj Zhao and friends bring Polyrhythmic Bass Pressure connecting Footwork, Jungle, GhettoTech, and Drum’n’Bass.
Fuck the future, this is NOW.

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New Years Eve will be HOT HOT HOT

 

 

I will be manning the Afro house / Global Bass floor alongside Marflix.  Going to get KERRRRR-AZAAAAY!!!!!!1459705_446752322093670_1474632164_n

get tickets NOW as they’re going fast!

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and on the 3rd of January NGOMA SOUND SYSTEM will be delivering that sweet boogie live afro-electro sound:

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