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  An evening of diverse listening. Wether it’s about experiencing performances in the realm of conceptual electronica or live music wih origins in classic culture; you’ll find that math is ultimately at the root of almost everything. It just manifests itself in different ways. Artists performing: slide guitarist Manish Pingle, musician and multi-media artist Joe Cantrell, and writer and sound artist Ian Hatcher. ■...

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Live performance with Willem Klijn. With analog synths, drumcomputer, guitar and field recordings. @ GrondwaterFestival     ERNST VAN DER LOO Ernst van der Loo is a Dutch composer and sound artist residing in Oslo, Norway. His work consists of complex structures generated by means of electronic feedback processes and extreme transformations of sound materials. His works are predominantly fixed media pieces and works for live...

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PANTROPICAL x ARAB FILM FESTIVAL: –– GAN GAH (ma) –– DEENA ABDELWAHED (tn) –– TROPIKAL CAMEL (il) –– DUCKFOOD (nl) ♒ Arab dance / electronica, Morrocan bass ♒ Pantropical x Arab Film Festival is an integral part of the annual Arab Film festival [http://arabfilmfestival.nl/ / 29 Sept – Oct 02]. A celebration of forward-looking, bass-ridden Arab dance music with GAN GAH, Deena Abdelwahed,Rocky B-The Tropikal Camel, and Duckfood. Venue =...

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                ≈ ATA KAK (GH) | Awesome Tapes From Africa) Pantropical is super thrilled to introduce the Ghanaian electronic/rap/hiplife–highlife sensation ATA KAK, the man who kick-started the whole Awesome Tapes From Africa phenomenon! Ata Kak’s cassette “Obaa Sima” was almost completely ignored upon its release in Ghana back in 1994. But when musicologist Brian Shimkovitz...

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First time ever introduction to tribal guarachero in NL?! ■ DJ TETRIS (mx | n.a.a.f.i., guaracha) DJ Tetris, from the southern state of Oaxaca, has been a key part of the Mexican tribal guarachero scene for quite some time now. The origins of this particular style of dance music are from Monterrey and is characterized by the use of pre-hispanic rhythms, cumbia, and electronic beats, mixed with flute melodies, accordeon and...

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