Ohxalá is the musical project of Maria & Luis who live in Porto, Portugal but already have their tracks being part of several mixtapes around the world within the growing wave of ethnobeats. In 2017 they released their debut EP “O Futuro do Passado” in Casa Caos (BR), Dona Cuíca EP on Cosmic Awakenings (US) and more recently the Sereias do Planeta Vermelho Ep on Ready Mix Records (CA). The releases include remixes from acclaimed producers such as M. Rux, Lemurian, Dandara, MiRET, Discoshaman, Intiche, Nillo & Maracuyá, Thommie G and Rodrigo Gallardo.
Their productions are full of field recordings and booming bass lines, they did not skimp on the effort to incorporate tradicional ethnic folk elements into contemporary electronic music and that makes this project a unique musical experience.
In-Volution, “turning in” on one ́s self. Combining genre-bending soundscapes and visuals mediated by biometric data, XIIK & Kokeshi will guide you through an inner journey.
By merging organic techno with electronic healing sounds and ritual rhythms, you are expected to travel across the spectrum of human emotions, states of ecstasy, catharsis, relaxation, introspection, and healing. Brain frequencies, haptic movements and biometric data will immerse you in generative visuals and psychedelic colors.
Passionate about exotic and tribal rhythms, and because he has traveled extensively to Western Africa in search of knowledge about traditional percussion from the region and he has a special interest in the balophone. Magupi aka Márcio Pinto knew that his project was founded and inspired by African sound and Rhythms.
Amsterdam grown and with Portuguese roots, Pedro Martins is a connoisseur, crate digger, founder and co-owner of Karakter, a label dedicated to hypnotic, rhythmic and intense alternative electronic music and also a member of the Sinchi DJ Collective alongside 22Rockets, Jennifer Touch and Pletnev.
Pedro has released in labels such as Karakter, Areal and Submarine Vibes. His latest release Nova Lisboa was supported by Red Axes, Fairmont and Perel, just to name a few.
He grew up in the midst of Brazilian wildlife and tropical flora. His djsets bring elements of his culture expressed through ancient ritualistic textures and hypnotic arrhythmia from various exotic lands, mixed with uninhibited rhythms and downtempo and slow-techno.
In his presentation, in addition to music, Zenoção also uses video projections and scents' diffusion to create an immersive multisensory experience.
The project Nu Moksa seeks to create a space for freedom and catharsis remembering the divine within oneself and all beings, the non-dual Oneness we are all part of. Starting with soulful and chill sounds (Downtempo and Ambient) to more energetic driven music (Deep and Afro House).
Gingaí is a soulful force that celebrates the identity and diversity of folklores and cultures. Rhythmed by earthy basslines, rattles and positive energy, his performances flood the dancefloor with a fusion of punchy beats and tribal elements.