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Whether it's in Nairobi or in Kyiv, in Bristol or in Cairo: in all the major cities of Africa and Europe, people get together in dedicated spaces to dance to music and party – and create communities, subcultures and public spheres. Club culture is a global phenomenon, but what music are these people dancing to in these cities and what music did they use to dance to in the past? In what sort of spaces do they meet up? What public spheres do they form? What do these club cultures mean to the urbanity of a city? And what happens when the club music from two different continents meet head on? More...


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© Sasha Perera

Proper music junkie and Jahcoozi front-woman extraordinare, Sasha Perera got hands on a bunch of pirated cassette tapes as a kid in London and has been obsessed with collecting music ever since. The jams may have evolved over the years but the addiction has never waned. Her DJ sets reflect her own musical instincts, encompassing bass music, 2step/garage, dubstep, dub, techno, house, ragga, footwerk and IDM.

Selected Discography
Jahcoozi - Pure Breed Mongrel (Kitty-Yo / 2005)
Jahcoozi - Blitz ‘n’ Ass (A-Records / 2007)
Jahcoozi - Barefoot Wanderer (BPitch Control / 2010)
Jahcoozi - Barefoot Wanderer Remixes Part 1 + 2 (BPitch Control / 2010)
Jahcoozi - Barbed Wire EP (Module / 2010)
Various Artists - BLNRB (Out Here / 2011)

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Mother Perera & TEN CITIES
Mother Perera is part of Jahcoozi and is a member of the TEN CITIES curatorial group, which is responsible for the final selection of all participating musicians and producers. In particular Mother Perera curated and facilitated the TEN CITIES music phase in Lagos together with Afrologic.

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