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Progress Bar at Paradiso Noord: Bbymutha, Eaves, Lsdxoxo & more

November 4, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - November 5, 2017 @ 4:00 am

Progress Bar is back for a third season of cutting-edge thinking and dancing at Paradiso Noord (Tolhuistuin) on Saturday 4 November. Mixing talks, performance and a club in a single night, Progress Bar has developed into a platform for leading speakers on a range of urgent topics, alongside an uncompromising line-up of DJs and live performers, whose work straddles the intersection between nightlife and socio-political activism. The first edition of the season features Bbymutha, Bonaventure, Eaves, Hanz, LSDXOXO, Lyzza, Nina Power and more.

BBYMUTHA is a rapper from Chattanooga, Tennessee, whose lyrics are equally dark, witty, unforgiving and smart. You might have heard her tracks with collaborators LSDXOXO and Joey LaBeija, blending emotional release with venomous lyrical daggers.

BONAVENTURE is a Swiss-Congolese producer who makes music that is inherently confrontational. She recently followed up her ‘Complexion’ single on NON Worldwide with the EP ‘FREE LUTANGU’ on PTP, born out of a violent clash of sorrow and love.

EAVES is a New York based producer whose music is inspired by the special connection between space and sound. Eaves’ debut LP, ‘Verloren’, came out at the end of last year via PTP and sees the producer place a lens to our relationship with digital environments.

HANZ is a Georgia born, North Carolina-based producer, who cuts blasted, abstract beats on post-punk textures. The result is a sound that somehow manages to echo RZA, Rammellzee, This Heat and PIL, whilst carving out a unique identity all of his own.

LSDXOXO is a producer & DJ from New York, by way of Philadelphia. He’s been described as “deliciously confrontational” by The Fader, and with a number of new projects on the way, is proving himself to be more than just an underground club-kid.

LYZZA is a promising young DJ and producer who is currently on the rise in Amsterdam. Born and raised in Brazil, she combines her Brazilian roots, through baile funk, with a taste of bass heavy club music, underground hip-hop and grime.

NINA POWER is a cultural critic, social theorist and philosopher. She teaches Philosophy at the University of Roehampton and Critical Writing in Art & Design at the Royal College of Art. She has written widely on philosophy, politics, feminism and culture.

More artists and speakers to be announced soon.

Progress Bar S03E01
Date: Saturday 4 November 2017
Venue: Paradiso Noord, Tolhuistuin Amsterdam
Times: 21:00–04:00 (doors open 20:30)
Tickets: €10,00 presale / €12,50 at the door (card only)
Tickets will be available on 20 September: http://www.ticketmaster.nl/event/204201?brand=nl_paradiso&camefrom=ams

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