GLOBAL B-BOY BEATS AND URBAN BASS, WITH A TROPICAL TWIST
After a hiatus due to the birth of l’il Huskiii we’re back once again with the ill tropical bass behaviour… Obee and Huskiii man the decks at New Cross’s Amersham Arms for a one off FFTANG! FFTANG! event with live percussion this Saturday. Global party music for the carbon footloose generation. And it’s FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!
This Easter weekend will be your last chance to get your FFTANG! on for a while as we’re taking an extended hiatus after three packed years of tropical mashup fiestas. We’ve got the Amersham Arms in New Cross locked and loaded for our blow-out party. Check out the Facebook event here.
Champeta evolved from Colombian soundsystems playing African Soukous records. Electro Champeta is the genre delving into more electronic waters and while Soukous guitars buried under a ton of samples (including a yapping dog leitmotif) may not be to everyone’s taste I can’t get enough of it.
Here’s a mix that I did last month… [...]
The second act we’ve got lined up for Friday is the high octane Gypsy Hill. This band fuse together balkan, surf-rock, massive bass-lines, Mediterranean guitars and a whole heap of electronics, scratching and beats. Keep your eyes peeled for their debut album which is set to drop this year.