"African Digital Music: from Drums to Fruity Loops""African Digital Music: from Drums to Fruity Loops"http://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/259778KINSC Hilles 109 2014-02-12T16:30:002014-02-12T18:00:00
February 12, 4:30PM–6:00PM
KINSC Hilles 109
Distinguished Visitor Benjamin Lebrave, Founder of Akwaaba Music
Ben Lebrave (AKA DJ BBRAVE) DJ, founder of akwaabamusic.com, writer on African music for fader.com is on campus for a talk/Dj event.
Brave will first talk about and play the latest music coming out of Ghana, Angola, Ivory Coast, and Congo and talk about new digital music genres in Africa that mix hip-hop, electronic, soul, highlife, soukous, kuduro, and more and how producers and beatmakers across the continent use the software Fruity Loops. He will then give a hands-on DJ workshop/demo.
Tea at 4:15PM
Organized by Associate Professor of Anthropology Jesse Shipley; sponsored by the Distinguished Visitors Program, Africana Studies, the Department of Anthropology, and the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities
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