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Conforce, Ariwo, Space Afrika, Burnt Friedman & Mohammad Reza Mortazavi


ARIWO (LIVE): https://bit.ly/2VpP0Ow 

Ariwo means "Noise" in Yoruba. The band brings together acclaimed Iranian electronic composer, Pouya Ehsaei; Carlos Acosta and Irakere’s Latin Grammy winning Afro-Cuban 'percussion virtuoso' Hammadi Valdes; figurehead of London's Cuban music scene, Oreste Noda; and Ropeadope’s Canadian Jazz trumpeter, Jay Phelps.

"Formidably integrated. A sonic terra incognita guided only by a hypnotic and dub-wise focus on forward motion" -- The Wire: Adventures In Modern Music

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BURNT FRIEDMAN & MOHAMMAD REZA MORTAZAVI (LIVE): http://bit.ly/2CX3Gxb

Burnt Friedman is one of Germany’s most long established and highly rated electronic musicians with a career spanning almost 40 years. He has collaborated with the likes of Jaki Liebezeit (CAN), Mark Ernestus (Basic Channel), Steve Jansen & David Sylvian (from cult band, Japan) and also under the band names Atom™ and Flanger. For this show Burnt is showcasing a new collaboration with Iran’s leading Tombak player, Mohammad Reza Mortazavi. 

"What Mortazavi and Friedman have in common is their shared expertise in uneven, cyclical rhythms – the foundation of their trance-like art music, which is both subtle and ecstatic.” -- Boomkat.com

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CONFORCE (DJ SET): http://bit.ly/2GXq0L8

Revered dutch producer/DJ Boris Bunnik is best know for aliases Conforce (techno) and Versalife (electro). Releasing through Delsin, Clone and Rush Hour he has been a pillar of Dutch electronic music for the last decade - always bringing clarity, space and momentum to his productions and legendary DJ sets. 

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SPACE AFRIKA (DJ SET): http://bit.ly/2SHdaCg

Known for their NTS shows and incredible new album ’somewhere decent to live’ (one of Boomkat's albums of 2018) this duo from Manchester offer a fresh take on functional, atmospheric, dubbed-out, techno goodness.