Teebs (US) - AUG 2015
Saturday 9 August
Cassette Nine - Auckland
Whether it's by the skateboard deck, paintbrush or on Roland SP 404 pads, Teebs captures blossoming, positive energy. In the few short years he's been producing LA-based Mtendere Mandowa's music swirls like his artwork –delicate, richly composed, textured expressions that have captured fans from across the globe since his debut album ‘Adour’.
Part of the Brainfeeder family and a resident DJ at LA’s Dublab, his unique music has seen him co-found art and music collective My Hollow Drum, team up with Daedules and Jeremiah Jae and collaborate with Prefuse 73 on last years’ intriguing release 'Sons of Morning'. His latest LP, 'ESTARA' and its accompanying art show ‘ANTE VOS’ (a collection of intricate paintings on repurposed record sleeves) is together it’s own complimentary creation – an artwork that you can admire for each minute detail and sheer heartfelt beauty.
★ Haan-808 ★
Haan808 is a product of Streetfighter, Mortal Kombat and a short attention span. His beatmaking style is full of rare and new sounds, and is untainted by any rules that apply to creating beats.
Once becming aware of Haan-808, he has released a stream of great EPs and singles. Making you wonder whats coming next from him. Keep your eyes on this young producer as he will have you fixated with his distinctive melody and leave you craving for more.