Saturday 8th June 2013 @ Hootananny Brixton
Free before 10pm, £3 after 10pm
Live acts: 7Suns // Tribo// More Like Trees
DJs: Subculture Sounds
Experience the cream of London's global underground scene: original live NEW music and dancing mayhem with a rebellious Latin spin. Local Brixton crew 7Suns headline, drawing on African, Latin and Caribbean rhythms for a heavyweight slice of guitar and brass led jazz funk grooves. Tribo is an authentic live Brazilian experience from Salvador (Bahia), in the northeast of Brazil. The band mixes up a sure-fire cocktail of samba-reggae with influences from Timbalada, Olodum, Muzenza and Magarete Menezes. More Like Trees bring their new genre, dubbed “Strum & Bass”, to the Hootananny stage. The three piece band combine elements of flamenco, drum & bass, classical, hip hop, indie, dance and folk to create a fresh new sound. DJ Subculture Sounds fires up the decks with tunes, from Latin, to Balkan, to Western African and Jamaican, as well as hip-hop and house. Movimientos: Join the Movement.
MORE ABOUT THE MUSIC:
7SUNS is a group of London-based musicians whose music is a heady blend of Afro, Latin, Carribean, Funk, Jazz & Rock. This purely instrumental group's strong melodies and up-tempo rhythms are played with a deliciously danceable quality. Founding member and composer Jay Furnival draws his eclectic style from the carnival culture that surrounded him growing up on the council estates of Brixton. Not to miss.
TRIBO is an authentic live Brazilian experience from Salvador (Bahia), in the northeast of Brazil. The band mixes up a sure-fire cocktail of samba-reggae with influences from Timbalada, Olodum, Muzenza and Magarete Menezes. Tribo's musical director is Marcos Santana who played in the original Timbalada band. He leads some of the best of Londons talent with a glittering cast of exceptional musicians from all corners of the globe, playing the grooves which make Bahia swing. Tribo's legendary bloco have played at Carnivals in Salvador de Bahia, Notting Hill Carnival, Carnival del Pueblo and many other carnivals around europe. Sunshine vibes and pure spirit of Brazil.
MORE LIKE TREES seamlessly combine elements of Flamenco, Drum & Bass, Classical, Hip Hop, Indie, Dance and folk, MLT make their own musical rules to create a fresh new sound that has been capturing the ears and imaginations of many already established and acclaimed musicians, including world no. 1 female drum & bass MC Tali with whom they recorded an acoustic reworking of her current Drum & Bass/Dupstep album, 'Dark Days, High Nights'. Their new album is out now on BBE Records. Check them.
DJ SUBCULTURE SOUNDS is a London based music producer obsessed with global genres, from Latino, to Balkan, to Western African and Jamaican, as well as hip-hop, house and rock n roll. His music has been described by Mixmag as "deep uplifting house fuelled with a refreshing lick of worlwide spice". He has shared bills with Erol Alkan, Claude Von Stroke, Toddla T, Jesse Rose, Mowgli, Douster, Boy 8-Bit, Fake Blood, Chasing Status, Scratch Perverts, Buraka Som Sistema, Shy FX and more...
Free before 10pm, £3 after 10pm
Saturday June 8th @ Hootananny Brixton
Saturday 8th June 2013