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Awesome Tapes From Africa

Photo by Valerie Paulsgrove
_ Time: 23.00
_ Duration: 240 mins
_ Venue: The Dissection Room
_ Age Suitability: 18+

Since 2006, Brian Shimkovitz’s Awesome Tapes From Africa blog has been sheddinglight on obscure and wonderful sounds from across the continent. As a DJ he bringsthe blog to life with 2-3 hour sets blending folkloric pop, left-field dancefloor gems andhip-hop bangers he’s collected on African marketplace finds. Traveling from club tofestival to DIY space, Awesome Tapes From Africa DJ sets celebrate the music and musicians whose cassettes Shimkovitz has collected over the years.