Born in the wake of the civil rights movement in the USA, The Last Poets perform social-politically relevant lyrics to the beat of the drum. A new album 'Understand What Black Is' hit the streets in May, celebrating their 50 years on the frontline.
It can be said, that without Rizan Said, a good number of Syrian singers from the 1990s onward might never have been heard – most notably Omar Souleyman, a collaborator with Rizan for two decades.
The name is has no royal proclamation, it is a touch of humor in an upside-down world. A cry in response to the perpetual state of war. Indignation and repugnance, love and hate, history and presence
D.WattsRiot comes to the decks with a molotov in one hand and a sweet-smelling something in the other, loaded with musical stories from every corner, regardless of tempo, style, genre or fashion.
Comprised of the unusual pairing of the cello and the marimba. The compositions of Cesar Martin and Ciro Hernandez evoke classic to contemporary composers, through the 20th and recently born 21st century, avant-garde to folklore.
Giulia Loli is a musician, producer and artisan. Played cello & drums in punk/experimental/free jazz bands as a teenager in Pittsburgh. Cut her teeth in New York City & Cairo in hip hop & jungle dj crews, as turntablist & producer.
Musical adventurer bringing the underground to the overground since 2000.