04/05/2019 - 05/05/2019
9:00 pm - 2:00 am
Kone Kone is set to embark on their 10 city debut tour titled ‘Come Closer’ this March – May. They are an anonymous audiovisual artist known for their eccentric blend of international sounds and undeniably authentic Indian rhythms. Kone Kone is a skilled turntablist whose 90-minute set flows seamlessly through genres ranging from boom bap, breakbeat, house, juke, footwork, jungle and more. Leading up to the tour they have been releasing a series of weekly AV remixes titled ‘Chitrahaar’, garnering over 180k+ views on YouTube and multiple features on European radio – specifically the BBC Asian Network and Sound of Berlin. Their debut single, Come Closer, was recently signed by Berlin-based label ‘Get Physical Music’. The single was released on limited edition vinyl and features remixes from Reboot and Todh Teri.
Kone Kone produces electronic music that draws upon South Asia’s great repertoires of popular culture from 1933-2000. Each Kone Kone work is both audio and visual. Film sequences, found footage, and original video are cut simultaneously to their respective audio to create new media compositions. By reworking film vis-à-vis music production techniques, Kone Kone is a new route into old media, and is an approach to electronic music rooted in explorations of Indian musical practices. Kone Kone’s concerts employ turntablism and controllerism to perform audiovisual works as well as improvise new pieces, and a set spans tempos ranging from 70 to 200 beats per minute.
Kone Kone is part of a renaissance bringing a fresh take to India’s soul music, sampled and cut up quite like America’s soul music was back in the day giving birth to HipHop. This #ennySesh collab features PhreshPrince opening with NuSoul, RnB and HipHop sampled the old school way.
About Lunar Sessions: A genre-fluid property by Smoke Inc. & Howl that brings the freshest talent to the fore. At our first edition, we had a techno New Year’s Party at Cafe I Am. This time, it’s our #throwback edition with Bollywood, shaken not stirred! We’re bringing Kone Kone who’s undeniably authentic take on classic Bollywood is fiyaah! Grab your sneakers for this dance partay!