TAGS: ARABISK FEST, ELEKTRONISK ENERGI, POLITISK RAP, SYREROCK
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Revolutionary shamstep from the Arabic group 47 SOUL is ready to knock out Roots&Hybrid Festival. With roots in the Palestinian people and the greater Syrian area, the four bandmembers unit into an unstoppable musical force, where stories of freedom and equality are lived out through immersive, trance-infusing live shows. Taking turns rapping, singing and playing, 47 SOUL transforms traditional Arabic party music dabke to their own fierce and hardhitting Electro Arabic Dabke. Bumping basslines, rowdy synthesizers, hypnotic guitar and lightning drums all come together to break down the gap between artist and audience, leaving everyone dancing out of their minds. Do not miss this revolution of a party!
Dengue Dengue Dengue
Presented in collaboration with TRAIN Aarhus
TAGS: AUDIOVISUEL CUMBIA, TROBICAL BASS, PEURVIANSK FUTURISME
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Dengue Dengue Dengue is ready to invite you on an audiovisual trip into their vibrant and intoxicating sound universe. Taking their departure in a liquid and organic mix between the traditional and the modern, the Peruvian DJ and producer-dou manage to strike a hunting balance between tribal soundbites from all over the world and progressive club-music from the electronic Western scene. The result seems both very natural and present while constantly escaping the realm of the world it was created in. Most importantly it is almost impossible not to move with. Formed in the sommer of 2010, Dengue Dengue Dengue still holds the local chicha-music traditions dear. The Latin American cumbia is ever present in a soundscape that knows no boundaries. Everything from traditional salsa to progressive Chicago footwork, hard hitting techno and slow dub is within reach, and is often mixed together with no regard for classical genre-categories. The music strikes a sound that unfolds both past and future at one and the same time, and the audience can do nothing both follow the to masked DJ’s into their spiritual and mythical party. Do not miss this on!
TAGS: THAI-FUNK, MORLAM MUSIC, PSYCH ROCK, PSKEDELISK FOLK
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With a modern take on the 60’s and 70’s thai-funk YIN YIN is psychedelic double neck guitar, groovy basslines and sharp light thai riffs in a sound that combines disco, funk and rock striving for dreamy trance-infusing parties of southeast asia. Collectively flowing through the two band leaders, JKees Berkers and Yves Lennertz, the music grows to include genres as diverse as indie rock, punk and vivid electronic house. YIN YIN is the productive intersection of the opposites – creative, progressive, playful and fun. Just like related artists Altin Gün and The Mauskovic Dance Band, YIN YIN is yet another act growing out of a blossoming dutch scene for funky, innovative psych folk. In the same way the rock n’ roll of the West found its way to every corner of the earth in the 60’s and 70’s, so does local folk traditions now return to the west, where they are interpreted anew. YIN YINs music is past and present in one, a dynamic idea of pushing the boundaries and a celebration of the roots that help us flourish as musicians, individuals and people.
TAGS: BALAFON, BAMAKO PARTY, VESTAFRIKA, MANGOTRÆ-FEST
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Three parts Mali and four parts Denmark join musical forces in the upcoming bobo-playing band Faratuben. Formed in 2016, with their base in the cultural capital of West Africa, Bamako, Faratuben have already reached darling status in Mali, and they are now looking to conquer Europe too. Partying and dancing is at the top of the agenda when the seven band members return to Denmark. Embracing the local bobo-music, Faratuben finds their own sound in a mix of western influence and creativity sparked by their different backgrounds. While bobo-music used to be thought of as music for the sketchier part of local nightlife, with bands like Faratuben, the style has become widely popular in a matter of years, and can be heard today at parties throughout all of Mali. With crazy balafon, funky guitars and groovy drums Faratuben is sure to bring the party from Bamako straight to Aarhus.
TAGS: NORDISK MELANKOLI, DUBJAZZ, ANALOG MUSIK, ROOTS REGGAE
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The duo Bremer/McCoy (consisting of bass player Jonathan Bremer and Morten McCoy on keys and tape-delays) guests Roots&Hybrid Festival 2019, and brings with them a beautiful sound combining simplicity, a patience calmness and meditative melodies. The easy flow of Jonathan Bremer’s bass blends seamlessly with the organic and moving melodies of Morten McCoy. Between the two of them, a musical universe opens up in stunning, inviting and calming fashion. Even though the two musicians have known each all their life, it was not until their debut album “Enhed” from 2013, that they began creating music together. Drawing on a love for everything from folk to jazz, reggae and dub, Bremer/McCoy united a multitude of different genres and found an original sound, that they continued working with on “Ordet” from 2015 and “Forsvinder” from 2016. A one of a kind Danish act, that reminds us of the beauty of simplicity and finds both rhythm and comfort in the melancholy of the music. In 2019 they are ready with their fourth album.
TAGS: ANATOLSK SYREROCK, SUFI-TRANCE, 70’ER PSYCH, TUFFROCK
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Det dansk/tyrkiske orkester Tuhaf spiller funky anatolsk syrerock medThe Danish/Turkish band Tuhay plays funky Anatolian acid rock deeply rooted in the 70’s gold age of psychedelic music in Turkey. Old folk songs and modern stories merge in a musical world that both celebrates the wicked, wired and wild parties of psych music, and yet still strikes a touching tone of melancholy and nostalgia. I the midst of g-funk synthesizers, groovy drums and raw psych-guitar, front singer Berrin Bas controls the intoxicating cosmic soundwaves with a coolness worthy of the old Turkish legends. Tuhaf is traditions in a modern outfit, and through the many different stories recalling the Turkey of the 70’s feelings of funk and tight hip hop samples also finds their way to the speakers. Constantly balancing on the edge of psych rock black holes, Tuhaf invites you to take the jump with them, and disappear into the party with them. The audience can look forward to a badass performance of powerful psych rock and world shifting sufi-trance when Tuhaf hits Roots&Hybrid.
TAGS: JYSK KONGO, SYREDE SØMANDSVISER, LAZER FUNK, KLUNSERBEATS
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Balkanbeat, Ethiopic funk, hip hop, jazz, tango, polka, electronic grooves, folk music, ska, surfrock and songs from the sea. If you can think it, chances are the Analogik can mix it and create sweet music! The sailors of mass appeal are ready for Roots&Hybrid with their very own hybrid of musical traditions from all over the world. Since 2006 the band has tour from their hometown of Aarhus all the way to Glastonbury with stops in Paris, Faroe Islands, Moskva, London and Vienna on the way. “Klunserbeats” (which loosely translates to scavenger beats) is the band’s specialty, and with their cargo completely stocked with them, Analogik is ready to guide the audience on a musical journey few can match. Expect a warm party free for worries and full of dancing, hugging and captivating stories from faraway places. The music is created on everything from tuba to saw, synths and samples, but just like the audiences, during the concert, grows together to one big organism, so does the music too become its very own creature fill with life, a soon as the bearded band strikes the first beat.
Presented in collaboration with SPOT/ROSA and Días Nórdicos
TAGS: DIGITAL CUMBIA, ELECTRONIC BUENOS AIRES, ORGANIC TECHNO
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The Argintenian producer El Remolon creates vibrant experimental soundscapes out of local Latin American music traditions. Cumbia, reggeaton and folk music is fused with modern digital grooves in a hypnotizing dub universe. Minimal techno becomes minimal cumbia, all the while the hard-hitting club beats from Europe are twists into a more organic feel through laid back Latin American rhythms. With more than 10 years of touring behind him, El Remolón is today considered one of the pioneering artists in the digital cumbia-movement, a movement that, amongst other, include world renowned artist like Chancha Via Circuito and King Coya. By revisitng the local cumbia grooves, traditionally tied to the lower classes of society, artist like El Remolon has succeded in creating a musical middle ground for people of all background to enjoy together. Music that speaks both to the wealthy and the poor, to the young and the old plus to a local and an international audience. Get ready for a party of the people, with the wicked cumbia groove as its heartbeat.
TAGS: ETHIOPIQUE, AFROBEAT, PSYKADLEISK GROOVE, ETHIODUBJAZZ
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The Belgian quintet Black Flower guests Roots&Hybrid Festival 2019 with their psychedelic mix of ethiodub, afrobeat and crazy jazz. In a imaginative and timeless flow the music refrences and celebrates masters like Mulatu Astatke and Fela Kuti while also growing and evolving in new directions. The band itself calls it modern ethiodubjazz – an original, danceable, mystic and inviting party. Made up of five very experienced musicians Black Flower draws on vastly different musical traditions, and just like the saxophone harmonizes with the trumpet and flows with the bass, so does gipsy-ska, modern rock and aisan inspiration find a place amidst the African frame. A balanced and engrossing sound. A musical univers where the modern and ancient, folk and jazz, spacy and focused. Black Flower is reality and fantasy in one collective groves.
THE MAUSKOVIC DANCE BAND
TAGS: SPACE DISCO, CARIBISK HIGHLIFE, EKSPERIMENTERENDE PSYCH-FEST
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Rallying behind producer and multi-instrumentalist Nicola Mauskovic, The Mauskovic Dance Band has through the last couple of years toured Europe in high fashion with only one goal – to make people dance! Luckily for them and their audience reaching that goal is no big deal when you play afro-caribic space disco spiced up with psychedelic afrobeat and seducing cumbia. Navigating a ton of inspirations, the charming quintet manages to fit in both highlife ala Ebo Taylor, 70’s rock ala The Doors and flamboyant funk vibes ala James Brown. However, what comes out the speakers is tight as the drummer’s beat and if you did not know better, one could easily be tricked into thinking that The Mauskovic Dance Band was the contents of a rare 70’s LP, someone had stumbled onto on a beach in the Caribbean, and proceeded to gift as a reissue to the world of 2019. Brace yourself to start smiling with all of your body when The Mauskovic Dance Band claims the stage at Roots&Hybrid Festival – their first time in Denmark.
TAGS: FUTURISTIC AFRO, ORGANIC GROOVES, DEEP BASS, TRIBAL MIX
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Hidden behind his mask equipped with deep bass-musicals chants is Danish/tunesian Nuri ready to captivate all of Roots&Hybriud Festival. Floating on futuristic, electronic productions Nuri grows his African roots far into the future. A future where progressive, polyrhythmic house-grooves is the soundtrack of a more cohesive world. In a hypnotizing span between organic, hand played percussion and spacy electronic soundscapes Nuri connects an ocean of musical traditions. Immersed in a ritual understanding of the concert and the party, the audience can look forward to a journey from crisp north African beats to heavy jungle grooves and further into vivid folk singing spanning Africa to Asia.
TAGS: NORDISK ROCK, PSYKEDELISK FOLK, FØLELESFYLDT POP, NATUR
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Tundra plays unstoppable and overwhelming psychedelic rock with the power of nature flowing through every beat and every melody. Through both music and lyrics, the band reaches far beyond the stage, creating a very real and emotional presence through deep and intense soundscapes. Leading the charge is Sofie Trolle and her powerful voice, with which she masterfully balances Tundra on an enchanting edge between the exposed and fragile and the mighty and strong, always completely honest. With no regards for genres and musical conventions, Tundra mixes elements from psychedelic acid rock, countless folk music traditions, emotional pop music and superior jazz lines. Out of their intricate system of musical roots grow an embracing and experimenting sound, very true and very much their own. A sound that invites the audience on a high-flying, challenging journey filled with love and musical immersion.
TAGS: DABKE NIGHT, KEYBOARD KING, ELECTRO SHAABI
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Rizan Said’s musical titles include composer, performing musician and producer, but the most important of all is probably “king of keyboard”. Molded by the Syrian synthesizer gold age of the 80’s and 90’s, Rizan Said has made himself an international career by interpreting traditional Arabic dabke in a modern trance-inducing club sound. Expect a psychedelic party with a skyhigh tempo. All the music is created on Rizan Said’s two keyboards, and that includes rapid drum beats (played directly on the keys!), sharp Arabic melodies immersed in synth and of course heavy hitting basslines. It is not without reason that Rizan Said in 2018 has toured a number of renowned European festivals (among others; Le Guess Who?, Island Airwaves and Dour Festival). It is with great joy that we invite him to Roots&Hybrid Festival.
TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT + AFRICAN FOOTPRINT INT.
TAGS: PEACE, LOVE AND PARTY, HIGHLIFE, REGGAE, FUNK, DANSEFEST
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Local floor fillers Total Hip Replacement has teamed up with their Ghanaian friends from African Footprint Int. for an out and out uplifting party at Roots&Hybrid Festival 2019. A special collaboration between two ensembles that in each their way has mastered the art of making people dance, smile and laugh. Joining forces for this one show, the setlist will include new arrangements of existing songs from the two groups as well as all new music grown organically out of the collaborative energy. The sound will be an overwhelming mix of reggae, funk, afrobeat, highlife, ska, jazz and dub, backed up by a six-piece horn section, traditional Ghanaian drums and dancing and delivered through a musical heart full of energy and love. Expect a party beyond the ordinary and with more on the agenda than just a sweaty dance floor. Both bands have invested time and energy in this collaboration because they wish to tell a story of global solidarity and cohesion, with a strong faith in the power of music to move people both physically and mentally. Join the party!
TAGS: ØST MØDER VEST, GRÆNSENEDBRYDENDE FOLKEMUSIK, EN STEMME FOR TO FOLK
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Luna Ersahin was born into a life of two cultures. With a Danish mother and a Kurdish/Turkish dad her voice rings with a certain sound of a whole made up of two different halves. Being the centerpiece of the trio AySay, the same story translates into a captivating soundscape where traditions from both east and west melts together. Saz and darbuka meets electronic productions all the while the lyrics seamlessly flows from Turkish to Danish and back again. Through the many different elements and traditions, the trio however does not find challenges, but opportunities and new harmonies. They create a sound where borders and categories are broken down in a very real and personal way. The messages woven into the fabric of the music does not only reference stories shared by thousands of people in the world of today, they tell new story of the now and the future and thus becomes a central part of the bigger picture, rather than just commenting on it. AySay is beautiful and powerful, an act we are very happy once again to present on our Roots&Hybrid stage.
THE CONCERT IS PRESENTED BY DANISH VIBES
TAGS: KORA, CALABASH MUSIC, DOUBLE HARP,
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With faithful roots deep in his vest African past, and a masterful skillset revolving around his instrument, the kora, Dawda Jobarteh is a crystalclear example of exactly how far music can travel, as long as it is driven and supported by talent, joy and creativity. Given the fact that both Dawda Jobarteh’s father and grandfather were musicians who has made the kora their way of life, it is no surprise that the he handles the instrument in an almost organic and symbiotic fashion. Currently residing in Denmark, Dawda Jobarteh has spent the last many years of his life touring the world, all the while he has constantly evolved his use of the kora to find new playing fields. Especially his ventures into the world of jazz has received high praise. With the critically acclaimed 2018 album ‘I Met Her By the River’ still fresh in memory, the audience can look forward to a very personal encounter with an artist who manages to create not only beautiful music, but an embracing atmosphere with only one instrument and his presence.
THE CONCERT IS PRESENTED BY DANISH VIBES
TAGS: SINGER SONGWRITING, NEW NORDIC, MINIMALISTISK POP
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Nanna Bech is a songwriter and musician presenting unfiltered stories through minimalistic productions. With the praised debut album ‘I Could Kill You In a Thousand Ways’ paving the way she is ready to take on the Roots&Hybrid stage with her beautiful and dark music. In the contrasts between big emotions and minimal productions a peculiar type of musical atmosphere occurs, at one moment guiding the audience into the big calmness of the Nordic universe only to suddenly confront us all with existential questions and the macabre sides of life. Drawing on everything from New Nordic-mood to the organic pop-craft Nanna Bech creates captivating music both personal, emotional and raw. Beautiful art and craftsmanship at one and the same time.
TAGS: ELEKTRO-CUMBIA, ANATOLIAN FOLK/FUNK, IMPOVISATION, SURFROCK
Ipek Yolu is the Turkish name for the Silk Road, that hundres of years ago connected culture all over the world. Translate the name to this upcoming Aarhus-band and it suddenly means heavy electro cumbia grooves, blazing saz riffs and surf guitar all mixed up into one musical melting pot of south American rhythms, Anatolian psychedelic folk and rock of the 60’s. A danceable and hypnotizing hybrid that bridges humid tropical forests and dusty deserts in a kaleidoscopic mix of music from all corners of the globe. New on the scene, Ipek Yolu has already caught the attention of the music industry and is a band you don’t want to miss.
REFLECTIONS meets DÍAS NÓRDICOS
IN COLLABORATION WITH ROSA/SPOT AND DÍAS NÓRDICOS
TAGS: MUSICAL COLLABORATION, ONE TIME ONLY, STRINGS
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Días Nórdicos Meets Reflections is a special collaboration between Dawda Jobarteh (GM), Lucio Mantel (AR) & Mette Dahl (DK) + Who Killed Bambi (DK) will perform at Roots&Hybrid Festival 2019. Four musical roads that have never crossed before now have three days to find their common sound. Experience the resultat, for a one time only-show, at Roots&Hybrid Festival.
Come Join the family!
When you help out at Roots&Hybrid Festival, or any of the other of det turkise telt’s events, you are not just a voluenteer, you are a part of the family!
Roots&Hybrid Festival 2019 is something we create together. Something we share and build as a group, because we believe in music’s ability to draw us closer together, because we enjoy the big experiences of music and art and most of all, because it’s fun! Come help us lift a festival that is bigger than all us, but still small enough for everybody to be an essential piece of puzzle.
Tasks vary from checking tickets at the entrance to severing guests at the bar and to keeping everything cool backstage. You are free to choose if you just want a couple of shifts during the festival, or if you want to take on some more responsibility and help out before and after. As long as you are part of it, we are happy!