Africa takes the lead
15:30 – 17:00
Kraftwerk Zurich
Selnaustrasse 25, 8001 Zurich
"Electronic music repeats itself constantly" is a sentence that is often heard. But this is only true for European regions. If you look beyond the common Western European metropolises, you can definitely see innovation: From Kuduro from Angola to Kwaito and Amapiano from South Africa to Afrobeats from Nigeria, African varieties of electronic music have been strongly influencing the international music market for years. What exactly does this influence look like? What will come next from the music kitchens of Africa? And where do different realities of life become audible in African electronic music? language: English
Danielle Bürgin
(Music editor, journalist)
Hannes Hoffmeister
(EXS Management)
Coco Em
(Musician, Activist and DJ)
(Musician and DJ, Events Promoter and Shimuzic Charity founder)
Gina Jeanz
(Musician and DJ)