Nongi Oliphant, aka SNO, is a breath of contemporary air for the DJ world. She’s been accumulating data religiously for a few years however it’s a shock to listen to that she solely started taking part in out by likelihood in 2015. Since then SNO’s tune choices and fervour for the music has been turning heads and putting toes firmly on the dancefloor. Currently residing in Manchester she’s a resident for Banana Hill, beforehand sharing the invoice with Gilles Peterson, Esa, and Analog Africa, and has performed alongside Sassy J, Mr Scruff, and Fela Kuti’s legendary drummer Tony Allen.
This summer season she made her debut at Houghton Festival. “I loved myself a lot,” SNO says about her set, which impressed all who had been fortunate sufficient to witness it (together with Midland). Her data span Afrofunk, jazz, soul, disco, zouk, bruk and lots extra genres from all throughout the globe, knowledgeable by an in depth data of music from her roots in South Africa. SNO’s units are full of really feel good, danceable rhythms that cleanse the soul.
For followers of: Gilles Peterson, Awesome Tapes From Africa, Zakia
Enigmatic London duo Corporal Face & LMajor, aka Local Group, are nearly to drop their debut EP, and it’s nothing in need of anthemic. ‘Laser Dome’ includes classics breaks and reminiscing again to ‘90s hardcore with a hands-in-the-air piano breakdown. ‘Random Utterance’ is assured to create some euphoric moments and ‘Rampage’ retains the bpm excessive rolling with its roots closely in jungle — cue rave horns. Forthcoming on Ritual Poison — run by BufoBufo and one half of Local Group — the EP was impressed by their far-fetched units at Field Maneuvers, a pageant that they’re residents at, taking part in alongside the likes of two Bad Mice, Sticky, Grooverider and Eris Drew. For the curious heads, tune into their present Strange Loops by way of Music Box or 199 Radio and maintain your eyes peeled for a monitor on the subsequent Secret Rave wax launch. Hold tight the raving crew; these are anthems assured to make your head rush.
For followers of: Manix, Sonz Of A Loop Da Loop Era, Textasy
Pasiphae, aka Fotini Kappa, spent her early years in Greece however is now primarily based in The Hague within the Netherlands, and you'll inform. Her music has that uncooked analogue end and mystic temper and that has made town such a hotbed over time. Combining components of Chicago home with shades of electro and hints of Italo, her music is mechanical but groovy and comes on labels like Bio Rhythm — in collaboration with the legendary Intergalactic Gary, no much less — and Interstellar Funk’s Artificial Dance.
As a DJ she leans on related sounds, in addition to new beat, wave and EBM, making for rugged affairs that steadiness visceral grooves with extra atmospheric and cerebral melodies. They have received her the eye of Noorderschip membership in Amsterdam who've made her resident, whereas a brand new remix of Lena Platonos on Dark Entries exhibits one more aspect to her sound.
For followers of: Legowelt, The Hacker, Lena Willikens