Sat 9 Jan > Rebel Up! Soundclash @ OCCII, A’dam

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They are not satanic, they just make God cry.
They don’t play samba, they decompose samba.
They are not a trio, they are a quintet.
So definitely, they are Satanique Samba Trio!
Imagine Tom Zé without vocals!! Or Captain Beefheart in a Brazilian mood!!!

SATANIC SAMBA TRIO was founded in 2002 with the sole purpose of posing as an idiosyncratic force on Brazilian Music landscape (hence, the reference to the word “Satan”, a derivation of the Hebrew expression shaitan, which in turn can be translated as “the adversary” or “stray”). Two years later, the quintet – not actually a trio – released their debut EP, MISANTROPICALIA.
In 2007, the band unearthed the critically acclaimed LP SANGROU, which led its way into Concerts on Brazilian Soil that also featured names as big as Tom Zé and Naná Vasconcelos. After a 3 year-long recording hiatus, as they toured around Brazil (big country, you know the drill), BAD TRIP SIMULATOR #2 was released with undeniable success. The “putrefaction trilogy” had just started: BAD TRIP SIMULATOR #1 from 2011 (yep, one year AFTER #2) and BAD TRIP SIMULATOR #3 (2013) would eventually follow the conceptual path of decay. By the earlier months of 2014, the band put together a digital compilation called BADTRIPTYCH (Far Out Recordings – UK) intended to lump up the “catchier” songs from the aforemented trilogy. Still in the wake of a creative spike, the quintet (remember: not a trio) released a 7-inch (45 RPM) vinyl record called MÓ BAD on 2015. Now they might be hitting your shores.
If you ever wanted to know how traditional brazilian music would sound if it went absolutely bonkers, Satanique Samba Trio is the fastest and coolest way find it out.
http://www.sataniquesambatrio.com.br/

+ DJ ZJAKKI WILLEMS aka DJ [Z] (BE)
Zjakki is thé world music dj of Belgian radio since a few decades through his Cucamonga and Closing Time World radio show on Radio1. A true specialist of Brazilian music, from folkloric to contemporary dance sounds. Expect everything from Afro-Brazilian rhythms to urban sounds and tropical experiments!

+ REBEL UP! DJ’S + VJ M
to colour the rest of the night into tropical dancefloor bliss and twirling visuals…
6€ in
from 22h30 til 4h
FB event here or see OCCII site.

@ OCCII
Amstelveenseweg 134
A’dam Oud-Zuid

Sat 12 Oct Rebel Up! @ Beursschouwburg Bxl w/ Shangaan Electro (SA)

12 oct 2013

Great concert & global concert & party night coming up this saturday 12 October in the central Brussels Beursschouwburg! This night is organised by Beursschouwburg and the Ancienne Belgique as a cultural collaboration for exciting nights during this cultural year.

Shangaan Electro has already played Brussels 2 times before (at Ateliers Claus and Recyclart) but if you have missed these awesome shows or just want to see and dance again to their wild electro marimba sounds, this is your chance 🙂
This outfit hails from the townships around Johannesburg, South Africa, though originally these folks and their Shangaan/Tsonga music style come from the north-eastern Limpopo area, land of red earth and tribal culture. Started by leader Richard Mthetwa aka Nozinja (or Dog) who stopped his mobile phone business to pursue music with MIDI instruments, warped voice samples and hyperkinetic rhythms with traditional Tsongadisco, Shangaan Electro means full dancefloor action where the Tshe Tsha Boys and Nkata Mawewe will show you their fastest legbending and hipshaking moves. Think you can dance to this? Just try or die, check this out >


support by Belgian indiepop band Témé Tan with their heavy tropical dreamy sounds to kick off the night.

We’ll be playing an eclectic South African set, with unheard Shangaan sounds, Tsonga disco, Soweto funk and more. Perhaps we might already start at 21h to warm up with an eclectic indie/globaldelica set.

timetable:
21:00 doors Zilveren zaal/Silver Room + roof terrace
22:00 Témé Tan
23:00 Shangaan Electro
00:00 DJ set Rebel Up!

For more info, see FB event here.