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Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek live in Berlin

Led by Derya Yıldırım’s hypnotizing saz and vocals, Grup Şimşek are a group of outernational avant-garde, who embody the essence of 70s Anatolian psych-folk, playing and improvising compositions by artists such as Selda Bağcan, Barış Manço and Özdemir Erdoğan.Having been brought together by the mercurial musical anthropologist Booty Carrell in Hamburg and…

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Las Malas Amistades live in Berlin 22.06.16

22.06.16 – Weserstr. 58   LAS MALAS AMISTADES (live) (Honest Jon’s) http://honestjons.com/shop/artist/Las_Malas_Amistades/release/MalezaSPATZHABIBI (DJ) (Polychrome Sounds)https://soundcloud.com/spatzhabibiWe’re delighted to host a one-off show by Bogota’s best kept secret – Las Malas Amistades. “The bad friends” formed in 1994, when several arts students in Bogota, Colombia, began meeting up to play music together…

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RECORD RELEASE! Peter Power – Jungles of Ufordia

Next month we’re delighted to be celebrating the birth of PS007 - Peter Power‘s debut EP of sweltering downbeat psychedelica! This beguiling collection of tracks is laden with Peter’s home-recordings from the Brasilian jungle and complete with a sense of serene joy and pageantry. Released digitally by Multi Culti last year,…

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Kildjate Moussa Albadé (live) // SpatzHabibi

03.03.16 Having met Kildjate Moussa Albadé while he was touring with his band TisDass last year we were fascinated by his unique take on guitar-based Tuareg blues and we’re delighted to welcome him back to Berlin having made the long journey from his native Niger. Moussa grew up roaming the…

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Circuit Diagram (live) with M.RUX & SpatzHabibi at Klunkerkranich

We’re delighted to welcome the polyrhythmic, ethno-kraut duo Circuit Diagram to play one of their mesmerising sets, live atop the Neuköllner Arkaden. The interstellar interplay of synths and live drums is set to abduct your senses and leave you orbiting their distant jungle moon, lulled by the gravitational pull of…

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Polychrome Sounds at MosEspa – Genève

We’re delighted to have been invited by Fabien Clerc to curate the Friday night at MosEspa 8.3. in Genève. There’ll be live performances from Et Kin, Cummi Flu and Nene Hatun, as well as a slow-tribal DJ set by SpatzHabibi.   FRIDAY 02.10. // Motel Campo, Genève // 21:00 22:00…

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Karpov not Kasparov – Soundtrack for a Game of Chess out now!

We’re delighted to announce that following a host of fantastic live shows all over Europe this Summer including Fusion Festival and a high-energy release party in Berlin, Karpov not Kasparov now release their debut LP on vinyl. You can listen to the all the tracks in their full length, including…

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Karpov not Kasparov Pre-order and Summer Tour Dates

We’re over the moon to announce the latest edition to the Polychrome family – Karpov not Kasparov. A stunning duo from Bucharest comprising the analogue drums of Eduard Gabia and the otherworldly synths of Valeriu Borcos. You can check out their enchanting, oriental sound on our SOUNDCLOUD. We’ve uploaded a couple…

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16.07. Flamingods (UK) live at ACUD MACHT NEU

Come join us for the mighty Flamingods‘ Berlin date on their European tour this summer! Fresh from their gigs at this year’s Glastonbury Festival we’re delighted to welcome the band to ACUD for a night of upbeat extra-terrestrial sounds. Flamingods is a five piece multi-instrumental band founded in 2009 by Kamal Rasool….

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Oha Aho Summer Shows!

Not content with hitting the heights of several European charts, Oha Aho have been working on new sounds during a prolonged stay at a Swiss farm. In between feeding the goats and enjoying the fresh air, the guys have composed and recorded new material, which they’ll be showcasing this summer with…