Ariwo are looking for UK/EU/US touring/festival OPPORTUNITIES in 2019 

 

"Formidably integrated. A sonic terra incognita guided only by a hypnotic and dub-wise focus on forward motion."

 
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DEBUT ALBUM: 310,000+ Streams on Spotify


 

ABOUT

“ARIWO AREN’T YOUR TYPICAL FUSION PROJECT. THIS BOLD NEW VENTURE IS UNEQUIVOCALLY PUSHING A NEW SOUND BORNE OUT OF THEir RESPECTIVE INFLUENCES”

 
 

ARIWO brings together Iranian electronic composer, POUYA EHSAEI; Carlos Acosta and Irakere’s Latin Grammy winning 'percussion virtuoso' HAMMADI VALDES; figurehead of London's Cuban music scene, ORESTE NODA; Ropeadope’s Canadian Jazz trumpeter, JAY PHELPS; and MOBO winning guest saxophonist, BINKER GOLDING.

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The band have performed twice at London's prestigious Barbican Main Hall; played packed shows at the Jazz Cafe, Village Underground, Total Refreshment Centre, Bristol Fiddlers, Mercato Sonato (ITA) and Oceanen (SWE); and performed at key festivals including Linecheck & Spring Attitude (ITA), Gottwood, Jazz Stroud, Brainchild, Boomtown and WOMAD (UK), Bahidora (MEX) and Dimensions (CRO).

Their 2017 eponymous debut album received 4 stars in Songlines and the Evening Standard, as well as glowing reviews in the Wire, Rhythm Passport and Stamp the Wax. Their single 'To Earth' has over 275,000 plays on Spotify and was listed on Phonica Records' top 50 tracks of 2017.

Their new album, will be released in February 2019 on Manana//Records and features Joe-Armon Jones (Ezra Collective), Binker Golding (Binker & Moses), Shirley Tetteh (Kokoroko) and Yelfris Valdes (Quantic).

 

FIRST MUSIC VIDEO: 106,000+ views on YOUTUBE


MUSIC

 

★★★★

“This fine debut album offers a snapshot of their singular sound.Dark, mesmeric, uplifting and danceable; you won’t hear anything else like it."

 
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ARIWO BY ARIWO [2017]

NEW ALBUM DEMOS [2019]


BOILER ROOM SESSION: 120,000+ Live & 14,000+ REPEAT


LIVE

 

“Their fusion of processed vocals, live Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazzy trumpet solos was An instant success, each track spinning out with a psychedelic edge"

 
 
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ARIWO are currently developing a UK Tour in 2019 to coincide with the release of their debut album in February, and and are looking to secure EU & US dates later in the year.

The band are available as a DJ Set (1 person), stripped back (2 people), travel light (3 people), full band (4 people), with guest musicians (5-6 people).

For further info please email or call Harry Follett (info@mananacuba.com // +44 (0) 7840 354 466)

 

KEY PAST HEADLINE + FESTIVAL DATES

 

Fri, 24 Oct 18 // WOMEX 2018, Spain // Auditorio Alfredo Kraus @ 23:15 – 00:00

Sat, 06 Oct 18 // MERCATO SONATO, Bologna // 234 sold

Fri, 05 Oct 18 // SPRING ATTITUDE FESTIVAL, Italy // 23:00 – 00:15

Sat, 29 Sep 18 // FIDDLERS, Bristol (w/ Tezeta) // 289 sold

Thu, 30 Aug 18 // DIMENSIONS FESTIVAL, Croatia // Beach Stage @ 18:00 – 19:00

Sun, 06 Aug 18 // PICKLE FACTORY, London (w/ Ron Obvious) // 130 sold

Fri, 13 Jul 18 // BRAINCHILD FESTIVAL, UK // Brainstage stage @ 22:00 – 23:00

Sat, 09 Jun 18 // GOTTWOOD FESTIVAL, UK // The Lawn stage @ 18:30 – 19:30

Fri, 25 May 18 //JAZZ STROUD FESTIVAL, UK (w/ Anchorsong) // 21:00 – 22:15

Mon, 23 Apr 18 // VILLAGE UNDERGROUND, London (w/ Soundspecies) // 235 sold

Sat, 21 Apr 18 // NEUADD OGWEN, Bethesda // 245 sold

Sat 24 Mar 18 // OCEANEN, Gothenburg // 102 sold

Fri, 03 Mar 18 // THE JUNCTION, Cambridge // Sold Out

Sat, 17 Feb 18 // BAHIDORA FESTIVAL, Mexico // La Estacion stage @ 04:40 – 06.10

Sat, 02 Dec 17 // TOTAL REFRESHMENT CENTRE, London // 130 sold

Fri, 24 Nov 17 // LINECHECK FESTIVAL, Italy // 23:30 – 00:45

Sun, 13 Aug 17 // BOOMTOWN FESTIVAL, UK // Whistler’s Green stage @13:00 – 14:00

Sun, 30 Jul 17 // FESTIVAL WOMAD FESTIVAL, UK // Ecotricity stage @ 21:30 – 22:45

Sat, 26 May 17 // BARBICAN CENTRE, London (w/ Plaid + DJ Tennis) // 1,235 sold

Mon, 13 Mar 17 // BARBICAN CENTRE, London (supporting Roberto Fonseca) // 1,400 sold

Fri, 24 Feb 17 // JAZZ CAFÉ, London // Sold Out

 

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“A soundscape that was paralyzing & moving all at once”

 
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