Music is under a constant evolution. It keeps changing adding more elements and flavors to ignite your hips and keep your heart beating.
A new genre of music making its way into the Kenyan scene is electronic dub fusion. This music incorporates straight up pop, electro, thrash, art punk, house, indie, hardcore, and even hip hop.
Here are some DJ’s playing this genre of music:
- Dread Steppa
The multitalented Dread Steppa is a DJ, producer, musician, graphic designer and artist based in Nairobi, Kenya. Voted no.1 DJ for 2014 in Nairobi’s Urban Perspective Magazine (UPNairobi).
He is currently working alongside some of Kenya’s newest and most forward thinking talents on a new wave of electronic music culture in the region and is also a member of Kenya’s premier Electronic/ DubFusion band “Asili Dub” and various other fusion projects with the likes of The Askaris, Shoeshine Boy , SURAJ, JAHM, Mongroove Collective and many more.
2. Screaming Eagles Bus Company
Founding members and brother/sister duo Liam & Amy bring their electro artpunk vibe this year, blending old school, hiphop, afrohouse, tribal and punk tunes under Amy’s machinegun live drumming.
Singer, songwriter and Electronic music producer. His style seamlessly connects the narrative structure of a song with the compelling forward thrust of electronic rhythms.
Guitar chords merge into synthetic pad sounds, hypnotic bass vibrations meet emotional vocal parts, passionate physicality meets sublime stimulation for the mind. A typical Monolink production evolves around a song written on his guitar. It serves as the backbone for percussions, samples, and vocal parts which are usually recorded during spontaneous jam sessions.
If you are wondering where you can get to dance all night to these amazing beats, the Kilifi NYE bash is the place! Here you will find all these acts and more!