- 4 years ago
Playing tracks by
Intro: Cultivateur Plochant, Kenneth Kirschner X Mystica Tribe, Unknown Artist X Underground Resistance, Surgeon, Burkina Faso and more.
Most definitely not for the faint of heart, made with Berlin’s Berghain Club in mind, this one needs the best sound system you have access to (preferably a Function One), as well as very loud volumes.
“Percussion music is a contemporary transition from melody driven music (of the European tradition) to the all-sound music of the future.” – John Cage
... in Techno African rhythm traditions survive and thrive, in mutant form, re-imagined and reconstructed based on earlier re-imagination and reconstructions. The brightest minds in modern electronic music have all made use of specifically African musical ideas and rhythm sensibilities, and IMHO, the best Techno is polyrhythmic, a reduced and streamlined version of African percussion.
continue reading and download here: http://www.afropop.org/wp/16647/and-now-for-something-different-dj-zhaos-mutant-1-mix/