On February 11, Eva released a beautiful new album entitled “Lema Lema: Eva Salina Sings Saban Bajramovic“. Eva has been working on this album for three years, starting it right after her OneBeat experience, and she credits OneBeat for empowering her to make bolder artistic choices, which are reflected in this album. Eva was recently featured on NPR’s Morning Edition, where she talked about her dedication and love for this tradition of music, and her journey in making this album. Eva aims to collaborate with various OneBeat alumni in coming years, and has been talking ideas with Bajram Kinolli, Wael Jegham, and Anna Roberts-Gevalt.
Kasiva Mutua x Nile Project
We may be a bit biased because our very own Kasiva Mutua (Kenya 2013) is part of this incredible band. But this is a seriously badass group of musicians, and a very cool project, that blew away audiences at this month’s globalFEST in New York City. The band strikes a remarkable balance between being groovy and sensitive, featuring all talented members of the 13-piece band in turn. Shining from the rhythm section in back is Kasiva Mutua, who seems ever more comfortable and radiant on stage. If you are anywhere near this tour in the next few months, cancel any other plans you’ve made and go see them! About the Nile Project tour: The Nile Project has just embarked upon an ambitious 4 month US tour where we’ll be visiting 30 university presenters across the country, for multidisciplinary residencies generally lasting 2-5 days. Each residency will include public performances featuring a […]
OneBeat 2015 Portrait – Daniel Limaverde
Daniel Limaverde is a Rio De Janeiro-based producer and composer. “The nature of electronic music comes from studio work — it’s not meant to be a performance, and that’s the challenge of right now. We are just like a bunch of fake VJs and fake DJs because everyone just presses play. Once in awhile you can create some interactive stuff. Eventually technology will catch up on that, and we’ll have some kind of interface, but right now we don’t have it. If you want to be an artist, with your name on it, you have to perform. That’s the main revenue of your living. I have to create a music that is doable live – but i don’t want to create something that is just, “press play.” Because i don’t feel comfortable doing that, like looking at a screen. When you go to a piano concert, you can choose to […]