false
5 € VOUCHERJOIN OUR MAILING LIST
Gqom Trilogy, The - The Gqom Trilogy
Tracklist
A1Goi
A2Esheee!!!
A3Friday 13th
A4Igqom Libuye
B1Ouuu1
B2Qumqum!!!
B3S3
B4Siyangqongqoza
B5The Night
C1Gqom Nyege
C2Pink Light
C3Ngom Ya Phesh*
C4Izandla
D1Umshini*
D2Ixhaphozi
D3Ushukela
D4Ubhuku
E1The Gringo
E2Salut To Phelimuncasi
E3Salut To DJ Lag
E4Qhafaza
E5Section A
F1Shadow
F2The King Of Gqom
F3Congo Dance
F4Uzalo

The Gqom Trilogy

Hakuna Kulala | Item No: 933084
Vinyl 2LP | 2022 / EU – Original | New
32,99 €
Incl. VAT plus Shipping Costs
In Stock Standard shipping 1-2 business days
Item Description
Highlighting the continuing evolution of Durban's globally influential gqom sound, this special trilogy of releases showcases three separate artists from South Africa's fertile musical landscape. The set captures a fresh wave of gqom innovation from veteran producer DJ Skothan/DJ Scoturn, DJ Scriby, and 20-year-old DJ MaRiiO.DJ Skothan/DJ Scoturn has been a key figure in Durban's underground scene for many years, producing alongside Phelimuncasi, Bhejani, Tweeyking, Lafaristo, MaRiiO and DJ MP3. His gqom and house tracks have quietly provided a rumbling engine for the city's scene, and "Nevegation" is his debut full-length, providing a complex diagram of his dancefloor versatility. This isn't the gqom you might expect to hear: immediately on opener 'The Gringo' familiar sounds - shovel kicks, chopped vocals, sampled gasps, horror movie strings - are shuffled into atypical patterns, creating jerky soundscapes rather than the expected four-on-the-floor bump.'Salut to DJ Lag' pays respect to Durban's Beyoncé-approved pioneer, but twists the template into a propulsive new form, adding rolling and evolving percussion that teases fractal shapes each bar. But the album's most unexpected and forward-thinking moment arrives with the aptly titled 'The King of Gqom', a track that simmers the genre's percussive sounds into limber sci-fi club futurism, tweaking the bass sounds into patterns that nod to dubstep, Jersey club and ballroom. 25-year-old DJ Scriby has been working behind the scenes since 2013, assisting the first wave of gqom innovators promote their sound both inside Durban and beyond. In 2017 he joined London's Trax Couture to release "The Clermont EP", and here he introduces his long-awaited follow-up "Izingoma zeGqomu". Scriby's approach to gqom is well-studied and self-aware, which gives him the ability to stretch the sound's scope across the diaspora: just peep the Atlanta trap synths on the dynamic 'Friday 13th', or the absorption of tight grime snares on opening track 'Goi'.Scrib...
Item Details
Item No:933084
Artist:Gqom Trilogy, The
Titel:The Gqom Trilogy
Label:Hakuna Kulala
Format:Vinyl 2LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing:EU – Original
Release Date:2022
Genre:Electronic & Dance
Available since:14.09.2022
Condition:New
Price:32,99 €
Weight:500g (plus 250g Packaging)
Tracklist
Tracklist
Close Player