Brazil, Haiti and Western Africa; these are the three founding elements of Marcos Aganju’s music; elements that the Lisbon-based Brazilian guitarist and technology researcher mixes, hybridises and allows to grow together with electronica and hip-hop to create a cultural and rhythmic crossing through the Atlantic Ocean.
You can join him on his musical adventure on Sunday 24th November at Hootananny in Brixton for a free-entry show, when he will present his brand-new album Plantation Sons, accompanied by visuals by Dally Schwarz.
In his latest work, Marcos retraces and sets to music the Afro-American diaspora, recalling its images and words. He will do that in his very own way, helping himself with provocative spoken word poetry and far-out sounds.
On the last Sunday of November, get inspired by a thought-provoking musician and his journey in musical research.
At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some…