Gerriet Schultz encounters DJ Pawas.
As co-founder of the WMF, Schultz made Berlin club and Techno history. With his platform Border Movement he promotes the exchange between German and South Asian musicians.
Sun, Aug 02, 2015 4 pm
Admission: Evening ticket (4 concerts + film + DJ Dialog) 10€/8€
Between tabla-science and Detroit techno: DJ Pawas belongs to the generation which established the local house culture in the Indian metropolises.
Synthpop, retro-futuristic-dreamy: Arfaz Kagalwala combines house beats from global pop’s collective memory with found sounds processed beyond recognition and a heavily processed voice.
Analogue and digital, tradition and urbanity: Shriram Sampath is a flutist and sought-after producer and session musician. His partner, Swarupa Sawkar studied tabla under Ustad Zakir Hussain and Ustad Allarakha and is celebrated as one of India’s top players.
Electronic subcultures of the world: 10 years ago M.I.A. united them under a massive bass wave on her album “Arular”. The next generation is represented by Alo Wala from Copenhagen, riding on the success of their dancehall/club hit “Cityboy:” MC, co-producer and front dervish Shivani Ahlowalia, musicians Asmund Boye Kverneland, Alexander Valentino Clerici and VJ Mad Es.
A radical antithesis to mainstream Indian cinema