Hidden Riddims digs into the musical rhythms and sounds usually heard behind the closed doors of Voodoo, Candomblé or Winti ceremonies. These beats and sounds are in search of a higher state, the divine and the occult. This evening zooms in on the sacral properties of sound and rhythm with a focus on the occult and exorcist nature of the music.
Demdike Stare is a collaboration between Miles Whittaker and Sean Canty. These obsessive record collectors from Manchester mix sonic elements from a colonial past with drones and fragmented dub sounds. With ghost-like samples and intense visuals, the sum of all parts is woven into a rhythmic audiovisual dream.