Nkisi
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Nkisi

In just a decade, Nkisi's name has become synonymous with a dizzying level of sonic intensity few others have achieved. Born in Congo and raised in Belgium, Melika Ngombe Kolongo is inspired by African cosmology, hardcore techno, 1970s Italian horror movies and polyrhythms sourced from the secret language of ancient Kongo traditions. These themes ripple throughout her releases on Doomcore, Warp sublabel Arcola, and Lee Gamble's UIQ, and informed her work with NON Worldwide, the influential label she co-founded back in 2015. With a regular radio show on London's NTS and a brand new label - INITIATION - that promises to spotlight her most confounding productions, Nkisi operates on contemporary dance music's most exploratory, eccentric fringe, hypnotizing sensitive listeners into transcendental rapture.

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