Sampling Stories Vol. 18: DJ Raph

Liechti, Hannes (4 May 2018). Sampling Stories Vol. 18: DJ Raph. Norient – Network for Local and Global Sounds and Media Culture

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After being invited by the Iwalewahaus Bayreuth, Nairobi-based electronic musician and producer DJ Raph did an artist residency in Germany, rummaging through the institution’s extensive music archive of ethnographic field recordings from Africa. The result can be heard on his debut album, Sacred Groves (Noland 2018). Here I discuss how the sampling process pays tribute to its sources and how the producer has dealt with the meaning of the used samples in their original contexts.

Item Type:

Newspaper or Magazine Article


06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Art and Cultural Studies > Institute of Musicology

Graduate School:

Graduate School of the Arts (GSA)

UniBE Contributor:

Liechti, Hannes


700 Arts > 780 Music


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Hannes Liechti

Date Deposited:

11 Jun 2019 16:00

Last Modified:

11 Jun 2019 16:00

Uncontrolled Keywords:

Belonging, Ritual, Sampling, Remix Culture, Tradition, Music Production


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