Sotu the Traveller

May 19 2013

Event: Babylon Soundgarden 2013

Really happy to be playing this year’s edition of Babylon Soundgarden Festival in Istanbul! I’m looking forward to hearing Kings of Convenience live, and of course sharing the great line-up at the RBMA stage with Beardyman, Kabus Kerim, Ahu and more talented peoples. Also, this’ll be the first time I’ll be playing with my fellow-Gado Deniz Karaman, aka Mr.Strangé

More info & rsvp

May 13 2013

Event: Well Gedacht @ Vienna

I will be playing on a boat (first time) in Vienna (first time) on May the 30th. Badeschiff Wien is the location for this party hosted by Well Gedacht. Beats, and more beats all night!

More info & RSVP

May 10 2013

Music: Heartsparxx remix

Here’s a remix I made for Turkish producer/singer Heartsparxx. The EP, consisting of the original and 5 remixes (Sami Baha, Baker Aaron, Levni and Nodul as well) is out today on Tektosag Records. And available as a free download! Stream my remix below, and watch the video for the original here.

Feb 01 2013

Music: Hoodia

The second installment of ‘Davulun Sesi’, a compilation focusing on talented Turkish producers and beatmakers, is out as of today! 24 producers deliver the goods this time, all styles covered. Take a listen to my contribution below, and download the full compilation here, or directly by clicking the ‘buy’ button in the Soundcloud-player.

The release will have a proper release-party February 8th at Babylon (Istanbul), with some of the producers on the compilation doing showcases, as well as a live show by Onra. Looking forward to playing in Istanbul again! More info on the party here.

Jan 15 2013

Music: ‘Haas & Hahn: This is not the end’

After the full documentary Miguel Narings and VICE (for HUB Footwear) made about ‘Haas & Hahn’, the Dutch duo that painted entire streets in Philadelphia and the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, they decided to go back to Philly and see how the project had turned out.

Watch the full length documentary (with music by yours truly) here. Awesome watch! For this follow-up video, they used some music from my Eunice EP, which is still available as a free download! 

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Event: Davulun Sesi vol. 2 release

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February will see the release of the second installment of ‘Davulun Sesi’, a compilation of instrumental hiphop, beats and electronica by Turkish producers. Huge line-up on the tracklist, proud to be on this one! There will be a release party on February 8th, at Istanbul’s Babylon venue. Some of the producers on the compilation will play, joined by special guest Onra! Looking forward to this one, big up Tektosag, big up RBMA!

More info & RSVP

Oct 25 2012

Interview: One Small Seed

I recently did an interview with the wonderful people over at one small seed, a great South African magazine on popular culture in the broadest sense. Love their website, and of course it’s great to see the ‘Eunice EP' getting picked up in SA!

You can read the interview here.

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Oct 16 2012

Event: RBMA x Eight Magazine x Amsterdam Dance Event

Besides playing at the North Sea Jazz Club this Friday for Amsterdam Dance Event, with Portico Quartet and Hidden Orchestra amongst others (RSVP), there is more ADE-related news. Eight Magazine, a ‘young contemporary art magazine’, collaborated with the Red Bull Studio in Amsterdam on a very nice project. 8 graphic artists teamed up with 8 groups/musicians, that all spent a day at the studio together. A piece of art ánd a new track were created during that day. I’ve collaborated with Boston Strip soundman Mudde on the music, and my good friend Freshco did the artwork. The results can be seen and heard in the ADE Festival Lounge at Stanislavski, where you can also pick up your free copy of the magazine. Or, you can just listen to it here:

Oct 09 2012

Music: ‘Eunice EP’ - Free download

More new music! Amsterdam’s MC Theatre asked me to make some music inspired by their Nina Simone tribute-play, Nina (A)Live. That sounded pretty cool to me, and the result is a little 7-track EP, with vocals by Ninthe (who you can also hear on ‘Rise & Shine’), and including remixes by Saux and Julien Mier. It also contains a re-mixed version of the song ‘Twelve’, that previously appeared on 22Tracks’ ‘22Beats’ compilation. Good news: it’s free!

LFMC warrior Atlynn Vrolijk made a video for the first single ‘Black Smoke’, which you can see below. Stream and/or download the entire project on Soundcloud or Bandcamp.

Sep 26 2012

Music: Rise & Shine 10” - Out Now!

Our ‘Rise & Shine’ 10” record is now officially out! Big thank you to BeatsBroke for putting this out, Judith Veenendaal & Noël Schoolderman for the beautiful artwork and video, Esperanzah, Ninthe and Hicoup for their vocal contributions, and of course my man Sense for doing this record with me! Read all about it right here.

Get the 10” vinyl over at:

Fat Beats | HHV.de | Fat CityBeatsBroke (incl. free download of the mp3 album)

Get the digital EP at:

iTunes | Amazon | BeatsBroke

 

Here’s what some of the blogs have to say:

MoovmntAjanaku | Strictua | State Magazine | The Find Magazine | 200Words | Nu-Soul Mag | Potholes in my Blog | Broken Culture | Noggy73 | Rawemag | Magazino | Kevin Nottingham3voor12 | 22tracks

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