Soccer96 + Maisha / 13.07.17


Four Letter Word Pres.

The synth and drums duo of Danalogue [Dan Leavers] and Betamax [Max Hallett] transmit epic synth-scapes over poly-rhythmic drums and infectious dance grooves in a brutal cocktail of tight electronica and the spontaneous energy of improvisation.

Locking the duo down in London is a rare feat. International touring as two-thirds of The Comet is Coming [with Shabaka Hutchings] or experimenting in various studios such as Total Refreshment Centre means these two are constantly busy shaping and evolving their own sound as well as that of the current bubbling underground of UK, jazz-influenced musicianship.


Lead by drummer Jake Long and featuring Nubya Garcia on sax and flute the band play original music inspired by the sounds of artists such as Alice Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders, fused with West African and Afro Beat Rhythms.

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Other Events By These Artists

Date Event name Artist City/Town Venue
21 Sep Shabaka Hutchings’ One Fest Maisha London EartH (Hackney Arts Centre)

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