Kweku Sackey aka K.O.G (Kweku of Ghana) is a multi-dimensional creative force, combining exquisite writing skills with shamanistic live performance, fierce raps, perfectly on pitch singing across a massive vocal range and some absolutely wicked dance moves. Not to mention his skills as a percussionist, arranger, bandleader and art director. A true poet and storyteller, he uses a mix of English, Pidgin and Ga to paint sonic pictures that reach deep into the souls of everyone ready to listen.
All the way from Argentina they play an unique blend of latin music & rythms with little balcan flavour! which with they travel the whole world every year! (Europe, Rusia, China, Japan, Balcans, South America, etc)
Broken Brass Ensemble injects the traditional New Orleans brass with a fusion of hiphop, funk, soul, dance, jazz (and much more) and turn it into a blazing mixture of energy. They’re taking brass to a new level, creating a 2.0 version of the vibrant New Orleans brass sound in a light you’ve never seen before! Combining the powers of funk, jazz, hip-hop and soul, Broken Brass Ensemble act as urban brass ambassadors, pioneering on their euphoric groove. The band have an innate ability to orchestrate a nostalgic New Orleans hot jazz sound, incorporating weird, wonderful and peculiar melodies, in fabulous superhero fashion, with their proven method in creating heroic melodies.
DJ Andy Smith and Nick Halkes ( aka Nick Reach Up) drop 80s disco, boogie and proto house, evoking the spirit of legendary NYC clubs such as Paradise Garage and Studio 54. They’ll dip into the rich soundtrack that emerged as the 70s turned into the 80s forming the DNA of today’s club music and mesh the set with the freshest productions, remixes and re - edits that they have sourced or can find!
Junglist soldier, Bustawidemove is a festival stalwart with residencies at Glastonbury (The Common), Boomtown Fair (Renegade Street Rave), Shambala (Roots Yard) and Sunrise festivals as well as Club Momo in Frome and a regular at Jungle Splash in London. Busta has been a long-term resident DJ on Originuk.net with the twice monthly Junglist luncheon show, which you can catch on the first and third Saturday of the month between 12 and 2 PM. Bustawidemove has recently released music through Uncommon Records and his own label Widedubz and has recently completed forthcoming remixes for The Specials and General roots.
TC & The Groove Family are a 10-piece collective whose music celebrates the coming together of cultures, and the unity that music can provide for everyone. They explore grooves and genres from the UK and around the world, including afrobeat, breakbeat, jungle, jazz and highlife.
Rum Buffalo fornicate with rhythm and melody. Mingling many genres, they blend blues, fiery pop-rock and space punk with filthy synths and epic horn lines. The band have stormed the London music scene with their unique and powerhouse sound. Known for their unforgettable shows, their live performances are packed with massive bass lines and carried by unified melodies. Their new single, Dark Mountain, is out now.
Daytime naps help improve your memory and listening to Sleaze makes your blood smoother. Butter up your ears.
Mixing the finest elements of many musical styles is no mean feat, but Bristol based Mango Factory are up to the challenge. Comprising a super tight rhythm section, explosive horns and two incredible vocalists, the Mangos have been blasting their way across the South West and beyond, gaining rave reviews wherever they play.
The Scribes are a multi award winning hip hop three piece whose unique blend of beatboxing, off the cuff freestyling and genre-spanning music has created a live show quite unlike any other on the scene today, with appeal ranging far beyond traditional hip hop fare.
Fresh from their residency at The Last Chance Saloon & loaded with stories from the outer reaches of the curve. Jonny Ray & The Wasters are a state of the art Rock & Roll Delivery System or in olden speak, 'a band' who promise to lovingly serve up slabs from their soon to be multi platinum selling debut record 'Making Time To Waste' a concept album about a bank robber, his true love, their exploits, demise & fall. Take our hands & join us in a voyage of armed robbery, grave-digging & sunsets memory won't fade, visit desert islands with discos & the afterlife a couple of times. Then wonder, how you can have your heart broken by a crowd surfing Lillo?...& .we'll even make sure your back in time for tea & scones with the Marque de Sade.
Samantics is a next generation one man band. Using a loop-station and a sh*t load of instruments he creates live, multi-instrumental spoken word. He's not a stereotypical rapper, he's not into maiming and murking Gs but he does like gaming a slurping tea.
Edgy, raw, beatbox and bass driven sensual sounds, layered to perfection to create a mesmerising performance which is powerful yet ethereal.
Award winning loop artist Suzy Condrad effortlessly juggles instruments and genres with a dynamic and arresting one woman show which has amazed and delighted audiences from Shambala to Boomtown Fair, Bearded Theory to Beautiful Days. Dancehall, ska, doo wop, folk and electro collide with blistering beats and haunting, sublime vocal gymnastics to take you on an ever-looping journey which balances real-time loop juggling against timeless songwriting.
A resident jock for The Delux Diner in the legendary Shangri-La area at Glastonbury since 2010 and Bimble Inn stalwart since 2015. He's also played at many other festivals, including Tropical Pressure, Farmfest, Beautiful Days, Port Elliot, and more. Has supported DJs Norman Jay MBE, Craig Charles, DJ Vadim, Grandmaster Flash, DJ Derek, The Propellerheads, and been warm-up/after party jock for numerous bands from Pussy Riot to Gentlemen's dub club. During the noughties he was in-house DJ for the notorious Westward Bound Co 'adult' parties, keeping it sleazy for the latex groovers with dirty electro, house, and techno. Away from dance music, he is one of the official DJs for The Alternative music weekenders, at Butlins (!) setting the vibes for punk legends, too many to mention. He also currently has a weekly residency at The Bootlegger, Exeter. Blaring out his other passion of 50's R&B, Blues & Rockabilly. His biggest and oddest gig was playing to nearly 10,000 on Plymouth Hoe as part of the America's cup entertainments in 2011. Oh, and he was folk star Seth Lakeman's wedding DJ too. An eclectic music lover to say the least.
The glorious Sunday Soul Service returns!
Midnight Zu are a collective of musicians and singers based in Bristol, bringing together elements of funk, folk, electro, dub, ska and soul. These guys revel in spreading good vibes and happy times, layering conscious verse, head-bopping rhythms and sensual melodies that will hook your heart all night and make you breakfast in the morning.
Multinational hip shimmying gypsy folk and psychedelia from far away lands. This Bosporus-straddling blend of Turkish folk and irresistible Balkan dance beats comes with sinuous hints of Greek Rebetiko amongst other tasty world music flavours. Singer Dila V’s powerful vocals and endless energy shines through while Fati Ebrem’s intricate guitar playing style and his unique use of the wah wah pedal mesmerises those who experience The Odd Beats. Their music is embellished with eastern percussions and powerful ethnic rhythms that make you dance like a lunatic!
Krin are a synthesis of West African drum rhythms, Afro-Cuban influences and cutting edge Hardware Techno. These rhythms have been passed down through generations and reimagined in the context of modern dance music. Based in Manchester, the band hails from three continents and includes elements of each member’s musical heritage. The live show combines traditional African instruments with analogue synthesisers and drum machines to create an unforgettable experience.
Opa Rosa are an energetic quartet of Bristol-based instrumentalists. As skilled interpreters of music from the Klezmer, Balkan, Greek & Roma traditions, they are fast gaining a reputation as one of the city’s most dynamic and virtuosic bands. In their repertoire is a vibrant collection of melodies from all across the Balkans every detail and ornament of which is played with fiery precision. Opa Rosa's masterfully arranged tunes capture all the joy and sorrow that these traditions are so renowned for expressing. The ornate interplay of Isis Wolf-Light’s clarinet and Lulu Ruby Rose’s violin blends with the authentic sound of Thomas Hodson’s accordion, while Isaac Ellis dances up and down the double bass fingerboard with punchy grace. With several combined decades of study and experience, all four musicians are well-versed in the music’s syntax and significance, and their sensitive arrangements are grounded in a deep respect for the heritage and cultures from which these beautiful styles originate. An extremely versatile ensemble, their performance can be adapted to suit seated concerts, lively festival gigs, acoustic sets, weddings and Bar Mitzvahs. Recent gigs include a sold out performance at their album launch at The Greenbank (Bristol), Trinity Centre and supporting The Turbans and Sheelanagig at the Jam Jar. Catch them touring across UK festivals this summer. Be warned - it’s hard to stay seated at an Opa Rosa show!
a 6-piece indie alternative gypsy swing band who are guaranteed to have the you all tapping your feet to their upbeat tunes. After over 6 years Opaque are back with their third album ´A Little Belief´.
London based Vocalist and songwriter Sezin Angelova likes to sing fragments that will come together in a certain way to create a language of emotional or intellectual energy or intensity. As a multi-instrumentalist musician, Jomy Jai has performed in many well-known venues, festivals, and stages of the London underground scene, such as Bestival, Mandrea, Wave-G-Treffen, KoKo, Jazz Cafe, Scala, Passing Clouds since 2008. He also contributed to many albums as a session musician, record producer, and arranger. He makes genre-blending jazz, electronic, and world music with avant-garde influences of his cultural roots.
Feline, also once known as MC Efex is a DJ/MC/B-Boy/Host/ Vibe Instigator and experienced party starter. Incorporating a range of styles including roots, reggae, dancehall, Hip Hop, Jungle and bass music alongside his own original sounds he is well versed in rocking any kind of crowd with heavy basslines and positive flows. He is the frontman for various live outfits including his main band the Midnight Zu, he has hosted monstrous raves, festival stages, jam sessions and open mics, while sharing stages with some of his biggest musical influences. He has been found playing alongside acts such as Zion Train, The Mouse Outfit, Mungo’s HiFi, Prince Fatty, Akil the MC, Dreadzone, High Focus Records, Dub FX, Eva Lazerus and many more
The Blue bottle club is a collective of some London's finest Jazz players, led by rum buffalo front man Jake Alexander Stevens. Performing a mix of old time jazz and tango injected with high energy rhythm and blues.
Fat bass lines and big beats combined with hype effects and disco samples - Party Food is the latest dance vehicle of childhood besties Percy Ingleby and Tiger Hureau. Having gone through many pseudonyms, over vast styles, they now return to their french house roots. Their live show has got dancefloors jumping at headline spots and festivals up and down the country. Hear the upcoming album before it comes out later this year.
twelve-odyssey, the pseudonym of Umut Yurdakul, for his ambient music compositions. He produces layered and processed soundscapes, which contain atmospheric phrases contrasting with dark droning through a modular synthesizer.
Led by Afro Kurdish songwriter composer Shango are a powerhouse collective of musicians featuring Jomi Jai on keys and Taha Turan on bass. Groovy rhythms, meet exquisite synth melodies and Sahan's moving voice.
Alma Twist. London based singer, songwriter with a soul/jazz/hiphop twist.
Jausmė (pron. Yo-s-meh), or Jausme, Vocalist/songwriter/instrumentalist, hailing from the Baltic lands of Lithuania, creates unique sounds of soul, jazz and folklore with her ‘Kanklės’ and its 29 strings. Her style is best described as ‘urban etherealism’. Main inspiration: nature. Main aim: to soothe and inspire. Main theme: trees. Main drive: variety. Jausmė has collaborated with bass producers and sung on some deep subs, dubtechno, garage and more.
Pete Lee is a pianist, composer & bandleader based in London. Since graduating from The Royal Academy of Music with distinction in 2012, Pete has performed as both a jazz pianist and a pop keys player. He has toured with Alice Zawadzki, playing major UK jazz festivals as well as playing at the UK’s largest arenas and summer festivals with artists such as Il Divo & Maverick Sabre. In 2017 he toured Japan and the UK with artists Gabrielle Aplin and Tom Walker. He acts as musical director of Soul Education (AKA The White Keys), with whom he has played all over the world.
Eclectic, latinesque, underground - Bloody Brilliant!
Cheeky choons to get you grooving!
Swedish music producer, vocalist and visual artist. Tilda explores alternative soundscapes mixed with electronic-pop, soul, jazz, and cinematic music. Tilds's powerful voice, Infectious stage energy and emotional performances will captivate the audience!
Lidia will be running an engineering workshop building another level out of Spaghetti & Marshmallows
Rave fitness fun. Empowering tunes, comradery, sometimes singing and re-finding a sense of self and your roar through dance!
Music producer and multi instrumentalist from SW London specialising in house music and banging tunes!
Husky voice and folky guitar, themes of love and dreams afar. London-based Singer-Songwriter, Taliesin, has a passion for people. His music is an outlet for those in need of a break from a seemingly daunting and busy world. “I am an advocate for joy, fun, peace and expression, music is my device with which to do that with, aspire to Inspire….
DJ/producer Tim Healey, the godfather of electro-house. Tim has toured with and supported artists as diverse as Erick Morillo, The Prodigy and Pendulum and decimated dance-floors at pretty much every major rock festival in the world, Playing his unique blend of ghetto-electro and the highest quality-club sounds, he’s no stranger to super-clubs world-wide!
Somerset based Sphierce started on the turntable in 1998 playing house, trance and hard trance. Inspired by artists such as Mark EG, Lisa Lashes & Kutski and by the South West raving scene, he regular plays at clubs and festivals across the UK and is looking forward to seeing you all dancing hard on the dance floor!
Recently formed Suzina are Brighton Based will supply you awesome tunes to brighten up your day!
Uplifting group hypnosis with Rachel will have you mesmerized to another level.
Brghton based Nic AKA TechNic has been playing the underground scene since the late 90's. His first residency was in Pop Art night club in Cadiz in 2001, he has since played many parties and festivals. A bit like Angel Delight, Soft, Fluffy and chemically additive, he will be playing as many bangers as possible. Nic's style is to play the most electro of tech grooves with the darkest of funky bass lines!
Paul's Mobile Disco is a solo offshoot of the well known Village Disco. He knows how to get you bouncing on the dancefloor!
Meditation, balancing the body with pilates, questioning your life path, some basic Kundalini and some concious dancing!
The amazing Elephat Hawk bring you some mind bending Psychedlic Rock, Blues & Funk classics as well of some of their original material. They are great to dance too and you will be mesmerised by these talented musicains and their electric music!
They are Firm festival favourites, The Egg bring us their eclectic psychedelia, electronic dance music. They have probably played every festival in the world and we feel very lucky to have them here!
Disco, Rave, Party!!!
Lovepoint is a Brighton-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. His eponymous debut EP was released in September 2018 and was praised for it's originality and skilful composition. It has been streamed over 3 million with a promotional budget of £0. His debut album is now complete and due for a 2023 release.
AJAX, an electronic music DJ specialising in Melodic House & Techno from the South East of the UK. The musical palette that AJAX brings to the dancefloor has found him in favour of gigs in Brighton, London, Amsterdam and Vietnam where he has supported the likes of Joris Voorn, Carl Cox, Fabe, Prok | Fitch, and more. Expect lots of emotion, groove and spacey elements to help take you on a musical journey!
eMerce DJ better known as Neil Mercer is a DJ based in London and Surrey. He learnt his passion for music in France, where he spent some time and, therefore, was thrown straight into the French underground Techno scene. With performances nationally from London to Scotland at some of the most iconic clubs, including Egg club and the world renowned Ministry of Sound to name a few, with numerous events in London and beyond. His sets have brought out the best in the crowd with flawless mixes to steady grooves. eMerce specialises in all things House,Tech house through to Techno, building those eclectic vibes.
Residing in South East London and Aaja resident, Coda plays a varied selection from breatkbeat, electro and UKG. ascending in pace to genres such as footwork and jungle to form a percussive panarama.