Sat 25 Nov
Astral Selections: Falle Nioke, Brandan & Jeremy
Presented by Astral Selections
About this event
This Saturday — an experimental Astral Selections with a freestyle jam and live performance from Falle Nioke and selectors set with Brandan & Jeremy from Faith In Strangers (in house!!)
Free entry, open from 6pm, music will start later and be on all night!
Falle Nioke is a singer and percussionist from Guinea, now based in Margate, UK. He sings in English, French, Susu, Fulani, Malinke and his mother tongue, Coniagui. He plays a range of cultural African instruments to accompany his voice (Gongoma, Bolon, Cassi).
Since arriving in the UK two years ago he has been working with a number of producers, including Johan Hugo, Congo Natty, Sir Was and Ghost Culture. He recently released his collaborative EP with London-based ethereal dance producer Ghost Culture.
The lead track from Youkounkoun (which is named after Nioke’s village, where the Coniagui live) is a complimentary combination of Nioke’s dynamic vocal melodies and Ghost Culture’s masterfully smooth electronics. Setting buoyant synth bass stabs against a ticking drum machine, ‘Barké”s groove is addictive and irresistible.
- 8:00 PM
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