Brownswood, Música Macondo & Movimientos are pleased to present:
Havana Cultura: ¡Súbelo, Cuba! LIVE
This is a special showcase of the collaboration between Gilles Peterson, Brownswood and HAVANA CULTURA (a platform by Havana Club to promote the music and culture of Cuba), featuring Dj Jigüe, (live production + DJ) El Menor (percussion), Yasek Manzano (trumpet), Luz de Cuba (vocalist) and Niño Fony (vocalist).
Date: 22nd October 2018
Tickets: £8 ADV / £10 OTD
Venue: Rich Mix, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA, London
- Havana Cultura: ¡Súbelo, Cuba! LIVE
- DJ Cal Jader (Movimientos) b2b with Tim Garcia (Música Macondo)
+ The special 10 minute film made by Savanah Leaf will also be screened at the beginning of the night.
Havana Cultura: ¡Súbelo, Cuba! shines a light on Cuba’s fast-mutating, rhythmically- adventurous underground. Listen here. The project showcases an extended network of like- minded, forward-thinking musicians driving Cuba’s music forward. Following repeated trips to connect with venues, collectives and DJs, Peterson and Will LV – one half of LV, who’ve released on Hyperdub and Keysound amongst others – linked up with DJ Jigüe, a much- respected producer and DJ, whose Guampara Productions label has charted new directions for Cuban music. Havana Cultura: ¡Súbelo, Cuba! is a product of that environment: Afro-Cuban traditions inflected through a bigger frame of reference. It’s an approach which Jigüe defines as Afro-futurist-tropicalia, a term which nods to the balance underpinning his Guámpara collective. Holding their Cuban upbringings, laced with African-influenced rhythms, close to their chest, it’s a base from which to interweave myriad influences from elsewhere.
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