Tue 27 Jul 19:00pm

MATTERS UNKNOWN – Official Project Launch Party

Featuring: TOE, AUKA and PAPAOUL

A new night featuring full band performances from two of Nubiyan Twists freshest offshoots in the intimate venue Paper Dress vintage set in the heart of Hackney Central.

This is the debut project from the multi-instrumentalist and composer Jonny Enser. A solo project emerging from his work as a key contributor to the UK afro-jazz pioneers Nubiyan Twist, Jonny has gathered some of the most talented forces contributing to the London Scene drawing from projects such as Nerija, Noya Rao, COLECTIVA, Allysha Joy’s and Emma-Jean Thackray’s bands to create a kaleidoscopic project of united musical visions.Jonny is deeply influenced by diverse traditions, with undercurrents carrying grooves from the roots of the Blues to West Coast beats.“This is Celestial Blues, wrapped in contemporary global grooves.

MATTERS UNKNOWN simply defines all things and all thoughts. Inspiration can occur from anything. Each member of the project is a huge spiritual influence for me. They have found me through years of hard graft in the industry.’andTOEBastions of creative partnership. Joe Henwood (Nubiyan Twists Bari Sax and Dub Master) and Tash Keary lead a powerhouse duo taking audiences on a transfixing journey through this groundbreaking project. Expect explorations from King Tubby and Cinematic Orchestra to Radio Head and Rage Against the Machine. Big things to come from this fiery duo.

Gracing the decks we will have beats curated by AUKA (AKA Viva Msimang) following a season of successful stream gigs she is one of the most exciting up and coming DJ’s paying homage to the freshest global bass music.And Papaoul(Worldwide FM Resident, NTS) keeping the vibes high until the early hours. He is one of the finest DJ’s on the the London scene and brings all the energy to each of his shows. Expect floor fillers, stank faces and much perspiration.We are crowdfunding this event to be able to support musicians with appropriate fees, given the small capacity of the venue and years closure of venues, we have to explore new ways to get quality music played live in all venues. Be part of the movement for better rights for musicians and supporting your local grassroots venues.

Limited tickets available HERE