Taking the Party from Africa to Europe
Besides raising the roof, electronic music producers Aero Manyelo, Spoek Mathambo and artist/vocalist Manteiga are united in a mission to connect the African diaspora through house music from the continent. To do so, they need to take their sound to the skies.
Off the back of their steamy set in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, electronic trio Batuk headed north for a month-long European tour through 11 cities. So far they’ve left the audience elated and sweaty in Stockholm, Warsaw and Paris but not without checking in from the road to let INDIE in on the madness behind the scenes and on stage. Even through WhatsApp, their energy is infectious.
Batuk’s Tour Diary
Our show in Ouagadougou was WILD!!! So hot so sweaty so goooood!!!
Batuk officially on the road!! One month of touring Here We Go!!!
-5 degrees in Stockholm! Yikes!! No joke!!! Gonna heat up Fasting tonight 🔥
15 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN!!! We turned their ❄️❄️❄️❄️ into 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Mid show in Stockholm!! Fan video!!! 🙌🏾
🚄🚄 300km per how 😳
Alongside DJ EZ in Warsaw, Poland!!!
Backstage before our show in Warsaw!
Our office 📠🗑📞
Seems we make their faces dance too!!! 😝😋😆
WARSAW CLUB NIGHTS
And we met up with DJ EZ! Such a gentle, friendly and super talented guy! 💿📀
WARSAW, POLAND!!!!! Craaaaazziiesssst Party!!! Such awesome energy ♻️♻️♻️
Visited architect Shigeru Ban’s latest creation today. Unopened and still being polished before the doors open to the public. A beyond epic venue dedicated to music! So breathtaking.
Backstage at our show in Paris.
Paris is definitely one of our favourite cities to play!!
Dinner at 3am.
Horakoootaaaahhhhhh, Angoulême, France.
Colgate, iya sebenza 😁😁
We’re digging the French vibe and love!!! Last weekend was crazy hectic with back2back shows! Tonight we hit Angers!!! Booooyaaah!!!
Follow along on Instagram @batuk_music.