Aural Archipelago / Dijf Sanders
Indonesian elektro pop
Dive into an evening with two sides of Indonesian music: traditional masters and a current take with samples and beats.
An uplifting psychedelic take on traditional Javanese music by this modern day Alan Lomax
Aural Archipelago is a multi-media ethnography project by Palmer Keen, an American ethnomusicologist based out of Bandung in West Java, Indonesia. For Europalia Palmer choose three of his favorite artists he encountered.
These Indonesian masters bring together their traditions for a concert full of etnic lutes, heart-whole voices and eternal drums.
Dijf Sanders with JAVA
Dijf Sanders is a Ghent-based multi-instrumentalist, instrument builder, producer and singer.
Dijf went to a musical research journey on the island of Java where he encountered local traditions and collected field recordings and instruments. He extracted these recordings and jams for his album JAVA on W.E.R.F. Records.