KLEIN w/ BEKELÉ BERHANU, LINDA LEE, REVELATE

Sat 15.10 - 21:00 // CONCERT // ACUD CLUB
KLEIN w/ BEKELÉ BERHANU, LINDA LEE, REVELATE

Celebrating the release of her new EP “Lagata,” Klein has been recently featured as an up-and-coming artist to watch in Wire Magazine, Dazed and more. This is her second time performing in Berlin after debuting at the BCR party in May. Bekelé Berhanu is a multi-faceted, diverse artist who works under a variety of pseudonyms in the world of avant-garde electronic and pop music, with connections to the rising NON Worldwide label/crew. Linda Lee is one of the people behind Berlin Community Radio and Revelate is a host of weekly show on BCR as well.
 
LINE-UP
 
KLEIN [London, UK]
BEKELÉ BERHANU [Endless London]
LINDA LEE [Berlin Community Radio]
REVELATE [Berlin Community Radio/Mind Records]
 
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ABOUT
 
KLEIN
Though Klein was born in London, she hasn’t always resided there. As she was growing up, she relocated to both Lagos and to Los Angeles before returning to her place of birth. Being brought up in a Nigerian household, she was regularly going to church and immersing herself in gospel music. “I learned how to maneuver my voice by watching loads of Kim Burrell videos,” she says. In fact, Klein didn’t start properly discovering music that was outside of gospel and the Top 20 until she was in her final year of school. Klein’s religious upbringing is a cornerstone of her music. In February, she released her debut album “Only,” that showcased a gospel-tinged style that’s both disorientating and hypnotic. Klein’s latest EP “Lagata” is a natural progression from Only, but it takes her sound to the next level as unsettling, hi-def glitches rumble loudly and vocal trills show off her range even more impressively. She has recently been featured in Wire Magazine, Dazed and Confused, i-D, and Dummy Magazine.
 

 
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BEKELÉ BERHANU (NON Worldwide)
“[His] playing and the sudden switch in atmosphere he creates feels exhilarating. It’s unpredictable, brave, aggressive and fun…Something you should hear more of from DJs playing in London but don’t. Not at the city’s ‘experimental’ club nights let alone its regular clubs.” – The Quietus
 
NON is a collective of African artists, and of the diaspora, using sound as their primary media, to articulate the visible and invisible structures that create binaries in society, and in turn distribute power. The exploration of ‘non, prior to the adjective, gives intel into the focus of the label, creating sound opposing contemporary canons. // Homepage
 

 
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LINDA LEE (Berlin Community Radio)
 

 
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REVELATE (Berlin Community Radio | Mind Records) // BCR
 

 
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KLEIN // BEKELÉ BERHANU // LINDA LEE // REVELATE // JACOB SAMUEL
presented by berlin community radio & acud macht neu
Saturday, 15 October 2016, ACUD Club
Doors: 21H
Admission: 8€
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