Throwing Shade + Friends
Ninja Tune producer and NTS host invites you to travel though her favourite world zones with selected guest DJs and friends
Soundcrash are thrilled to announce that one of London’s most exciting producers will be hosting a special night of otherworldly electronic, tropical and weirdly wonderful music with a selection of her favourite DJs in a secluded railway arch venue.
Throwing Shade has recently gained a reputation for being one of the most versatile and exciting producers in the UK. Already one of NTS radio’s most respected hosts and with a string of critically acclaimed releases Throwing Shade has recently found a home at Ninja Tune, who released her highly acclaimed EP ‘House of Silk’.
Many musicians speak of their versatility, but few can boast an MPhil from Cambridge specialising in African history, work in human rights law (predominantly in South Africa), a Black Belt in Karate and enviable sonic CVs among their caches. Yet such is the extraordinary makeup of London-based Throwing Shade, aka Nabihah Iqbal.
As well as working on her own productions, Throwing Shade also presents a bi-weekly show on NTS Radio, where she shares weird and wonderful music from around the world, with the aim of playing listeners tunes they won’t have heard before.
It is precisely this experience that she will be bring to Echoes on 24th June Gathering a troupe of special DJs and mixing all things jazz, electronic and tropical from the far corners of the globe for one very special party at one of east London’s coolest venue.
So far high praise for Throwing Shade has come from Pitchfork, Mixmag, Dummy, FACT, the Guardian, FADER, DAZED, i-D, Crack, Clash, the Quietus and Complex among others.