Movimientos Present: Radio Palenke + First Word Pros + Sifaka + Movimientos DJs

DATE:
22 April 2017

LOCATION:
Hootananny Brixton, 95 Effra Rd, Greater London, SW2 1DF

Movimientos Present: Radio Palenke + First Word Pros + Sifaka + Movimientos DJs

Radio Palenke
Colombian Champeta - Afro Caribe
Colombian champeta, soukouss, soca, cumbia or reggaeton, Radio Palenke propose a musical trip in Latin America and in Caribbean, cultural crossroads between Africa, Europe and America. These 5 musicians from Parisian suburbs will take you to a 100% tropical party with their riffs guitar and their powerful rhythmic.

First Word Pros
Eclectic Mix of Rock, Pop, Punk, Electronica and African Music
First World Pros are an explosive new musical team from Brighton, UK. Their music is loud, fast, rhythmic and melodious, filtering western pop, rock, electronica and punk through the prism of African music. Their songs focus on the mundanities, phenomenon and obsessions of life in the ‘First World’ and are in turns comic, angry and life affirming. Including members of Django Spears, Carnival Collective and Mumford and Sons touring band, they are a live spectacle to make you laugh, think and dance.

Sifaka
Soul, Rock and African Blues
Sifaka is a 6-piece band from Leeds, setting stages alight with their fusion of
Soul, Rock and African Blues."Growing up with an obsession for the 60s and
the music of Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd, Sifaka’s sound unleashes powerful riffs, seething solos and soaring vocals. Now, in 2017, they believe the spirit and sound of the blues is to be found in the continent it first came from Africa. Fusing elements of African blues with their beloved rock music,Sifaka have developed their own unique sound,taking them to the frontier of the blues.

Movimientos DJs
Latin beats, carnival sounds and Tropical bass

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