Jump to content

A Brand new Afro Night in London, 18th Jan.


Guest THEM

Recommended Posts



The Launch Party // From the people behind THEM and The Peoples Ear: London's first Electronic music event dedicated to African sound. Music including the cross-pollination of UK Electronic music, House, Techno and African music, Angolan Kuduro, Ghanaian Highlife, Nigerian Afro beat and Kenyan Benga - the perfect mix to dance to, on a Funktion One sound system and with dedicated visuals all night – for just £5.


▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲



With:


Romare LIVE A/V


Bass Clef LIVE


& Residents:


The Busy Twist


Moto & Bagheera



+




TICKETS

________





Flyer Art By Katy Binks - http://katybinks.tumblr.com/


▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲




AFRICAN MUSIC (ANGOLAN KUDURO, GHANAIAN HIGHLIFE, KENYAN BENGA, NIGERIAN AFRO BEAT) MEETS UK ELECTRONICA (HOUSE, TECHNO)


What music to expect at Kartel - http://www.afrokartel.tumblr.com




Home of The Busy Twitst - http://www.thepeoplesear.com/



▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼▲


Romare (Black Acre) is a relatively newer artist becoming recognised for a notable talent. He has developed a textured and brooding sound based around Uk post dubstep and techno sounds of recent years but redefined with African instruments and music and drum patterns taken from Afro Beat, Highlife and Tribal traditions. The result is infectious and engaging. He brings his own visual show to Kartel too, a reel of tribal drummers and patterns, which he recently aired on the Boiler room - http://tiny.cc/romare


Bass Clef (Punch Drunk) is an artist who really connects with several music traditions outside of UK bass music and reinterprets them into his own. He is noted for bringing his trombone to live shows as a nod to his enduring Jazz influences. He has become involved in African Rhythms and the sounds of Nigerian Afro Beat and Kenyan Benga in his production and he has introduced a London Bass Music crowd to the sounds of Afrobeat in his DJ sets, recently on The Boiler Room. One sch work out can be heard here - http://tiny.cc/bassclef


And Kartel Residents:


The Busy Twist (Soundway records) are very much part of the musical backbone of Kartel. Theirs is an uplifting and infectious take on Highlife and Ghanian music influenced by the country and its musicians first hand, on their regular trips to Ghana. The duo The Busy Twist record the tracks there, collaberating with the best musical and vocal talents, and electronic instrumentation is mixed with their live recordings. The influence of UK dance music has been informative in their past,and just relevant enough that the tracks translate in the club, allowing the Ghanaian idea to remain intact. Listen -



Moto & Bagheera are the DJ/Promoters of Kartel. Moto is also the promoter and resident DJ of an alternative Electronic club night in London called THEM they soon found that as well as dance music they both shared the passion for Afro Beat, Soweto and Highlife music. They began to compile mixes of largely Afro music, and its cross pollination with UK House and Techno, and begun to wonder why no one was putting a regular night on. Here is an afro mix by them - http://www.mediafire.com/?r6br5qrqd1x73rc

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • Guest THEM
      By Guest THEM
      Kartel Summer Session!

      The place to hear funky West African music, Afrobeat, Highlife, Afro Disco, Kwaito, Kuduro, Gqom, Soukous, Benga and Tropical Electronic Bass music. Including all vinyl DJ sets, dazzling tropical visuals and rare imported records from West Africa..

      ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚
      Featuring:

      Bass Clef (Afro DJ set)
      Jumping Back Slash (S.Africa, debut London show)
      Volta45 (Afro-Palace)
      Moyo & Bagheera (Kartel)


      ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚ ✚

      £3 Early Bird Tickets - **SOLD OUT**
      £4 TIckets.. - - http://tiny.cc/kra9
      £5 Tickets.. - After
      £6 Tickets.. - After


      What music to expect at Kartel - http://www.afrokartel.tumblr.com

      BASS CLEF (Punch Drunk) - is a artist that connects with several music traditions outside of UK bass music and reinterprets them into his own. He is noted for bringing his trombone to live shows as a nod to his enduring Jazz influences. Nigerian Afro Beat and Kenyan Benga make regular appearances in his work. He is also a proponent of Soca. A true legend to UK music.
      LISTEN - http://tiny.cc/ba5

      JUMPING BACK SLASH - All the way from that hotbed of House music, Cape Town, South Africa, Jumping Back Slash has his own sound. Starting from Kwaito House and incorporating all sorts of influences from home and abroad, (his involvement in Gqom is particularly exciting to us) to create the ultimate party music. JBS is one of our favourite producers at the moment, and we're pleased to present his first London show.
      LISTEN - tiny.cc/jbsk

      VOLTA 45 (Afro-Palace), DJ, organizer, and host of Hackney's legendary Afro Funk event 'Afro Palace', Volta 45 is a leading figure in London's Afrobeat/Afro Funk circles. This is a role he deserves, with his dedication to the sounds shining through into his all vinyl DJ sets curated from rare imported 45s from West Africa. He recently played a massive set opening for Sean Kuti in London. LISTEN - tiny.cc/4v5k

      MOYO & BAGHEERA (Kartel) - Kartel residents bring you a journey through the rationale of the clubnight. Early on in the evening hear hot afrobeat, afrofunk and afrodisco tracks played from vinyl. In the later hours we bring you kwaito, Gqom, Kuduro, Tribal House. Across these varied sounds Moyo and Bagheera bring melody, colour and heat to the dancefloor.
      LISTEN - http://tiny.cc/bge

      +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

      Like us - http://facebook.com/afrokartel
      Flyer Art By Katy Binks - http://katybinks.tumblr.com/

    • Guest THEM
      By Guest THEM
      TICKETS - http://tiny.cc/kartelmay14
    • Guest THEM
      By Guest THEM
      Afro House, Bass, Afrobeat, Soukous and Kuduro on a Funktion One rig + With live visuals
       
      TICKETS - http://tiny.cc/kartel1
    • Guest THEM
      By Guest THEM
      KARTEL
      Friday 29th March, 2013
      Downstairs at Plan B, Brixton, SW9 7AY


      African Music Meets Western Electronica

      feat:

      DÉBRUIT (LIVE) * UK Exclusive
      ZUNTIE FLO
      ZULU
      MOTO & BAGHEERA

      From the organisers of THEM, London's first Electronic club night dedicated to African sound. Kartel focuses on the cross-pollination of Western Electronic music and African music (Ghanaian Highlife, Nigerian Afro beat, Angolan Kuduro, Congolese Soukous, South African Kwaito, Cameroonian Makossa & Kenyan Benga). The perfect mix to dance to on a Funktion One sound system, with dedicated visuals all night.


      TICKETS FROM - http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5227068302
×
×
  • Create New...