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Sudan Archives

Sudan is a self-taught musician who started playing violin at grade school. This is also why her technique distinguishes from the conventional methods of playing the instrument. She rather gets inspired by folk musicians of North East and West Africa. Her music is based on a fusion of folk and electronic approach towards music production. She uses violin as a synthesizer producing harmonious and melodic structures and imitating other instruments. After the release of her self-titled debut EP, she went on tour with Tune-Yards; she played Coachella in April and European festivals Field Day and Best Kept Secret in summer. In May, she released EP Sink, which, according to Pitchfork, “explodes conventional musical logic with disarming ease”. According to Popmatters, “In spite of its name, Sink floats, and Archives continues to stun with everything she is as an artist”. Next year, she is planning shows at Pitchfork Midwinter as well as German Melt! fests and we are glad that visitors at Pohoda 2019 will get to see and hear her within her summer tour in Europe.