Playing tracks by
Intro, Bias & Gurley, Photek, Addison Groove, Dark Sky and more.
Today a re-newed attention to percussion is appearing on the many different shores of Northern Hemisphere electronic dance music; as a new generation of artists in America and Europe are channelling, re-interpreting, and recontextualizing Afro-diasporic drumming traditions according to their own local sensibilities, reaching to complete the Mother Continents circle of musical influence.
Northern Tropikal is either the lastest chapter of the continuing story of the African pulse spreading, pollinating, multiplying, or "western" urban nomads accessing deep memories of Afrikan rhythm heritage within the harsh reality of concrete jungles. Which ever perspective you choose, one thing is clear: Afrikanized Killer Beats on da swarm!!!
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