Mercury Award winning Indian fusion musician Talvin Singh and Fela Kuti Band Leader Dele Sosimi top the bill of the Futures World Music Festival. Expect a forward looking celebration of diversity in music!
Creeps from Dusseldorf –
In 2014, producer, Israel Blaque, and singer, Kate Barlow, founded the electronic pop duo Creeps. On the 2016 released EP, ‘Obscura’ they defined their style with deep synthesizers, thumping basses and catchy vocal melodies. On live shows the band is supported by drummer Kasymir Gold. Veiled by their masks and alter egos and accompanied by video-sequences and sound-elements, the three musicians transform a live concert into a deep performance. In December 2016 Creeps won the City Beats Award and in March 2017 was awarded the City of Düsseldorf Newcomer Music Award 2017; with the jury hailing the band’s ‘innovative, electronic sound’ and ‘stunning stage performance’.
Stabil Elite from Dusseldorf –
In the last years, Lucas Croon, Nikolai Szymanski, Timo Hein and Martin Sonnensberger have created a cosmos of driving bass lines, danceable rhythms, floating pads and shimmering electric guitars. Using repetitive lyrics with double meanings, analogue synths and icy cold clackering computers, STABIL ELITE revive Krautrock and the avant-garde moments of the German New Wave. Their debut album “Douze Pouze” released in 2012 caused great excitement in the press. From underground fanzines to glossy fashion magazine and even in TV shows, the band was hailed as the grandchildren of Kraftwerk and denoted as pioneers of a new German Kraut scene. Their second album “Spumante”, with its 80s Pop feel was released in 2016 to critical acclaim and was hailed as the must have summer album. On April 21st they will release their 7“ Single „Alibi/Neuwelt“ with two brand new songs: