Nozinja Lodge

with DJs Nozinja + Daphni
Friday 12 July 2013
Birthdays Dalston
33-35 Stoke Newington Rd, London, N16 8BJ
10.00pm - 3.00am | £10 on the door - early arrival recommended

Shangaan Electro mastermind Nozinja is taking over Birthdays, Dalston on July 12th for an impromptu basement club session: welcome to NOZINJA LODGE.

First guest checking in at the Lodge – in a super rare London appearance – is Daphni aka Dan ‘Caribou’ Snaith. A longstanding fan of Nozinja’s one-of-a-kind productions, he also releases the second in a series of Shangaan 12”s – Tshetsha Boys ‘Bafana Bafana’/’Dyambu’ – on his Jiaolong label the same week.

In the past decade Nozinja has produced, self-released and distributed countless tapes, CDs and DVDs for the South African market, launching hit acts such as BBC, Tshetsha Boys and Nkata Mawewe alongside solo projects under various alter-egos. He is the architect of the hyper-accelerated, synth-heavy sound propelled by four-to-the-floor beats and repitched vocal samples dubbed ‘Shangaan Electro’, a style that provides the irresistable soundtrack to rammed out weekly dance parties in Soweto.

Tonight he serves up a selection of the freshest Shangaan tracks in stripped-down, soundsystem-ready form. Cue breakneck BPMs, rhythmic ping-pong and general dancefloor pandemonium.

A Qu Junktions + Huntleys & Palmers co-pro

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