Groove mutations and pixel soul are the elements from which Tapprik Sweezee throws together his DIY-R’n’B, a sound from the far side of sleek that celebrates the funk of crashing motherboards with a myriad of intermingling voices and warped mechanical medleys. The live-shows are an excess of digital bounce, shredded loops, nuanced vocals and the allure of an android that keeps on dancing even after it’s been chucked in the pool (‘The Grind’). His two EPs Conversea and Poly were released on Musik aus Strom, flanked by the frankly mad remix-compilation Repolyx. On the side, on his home-ground Hamburg, he runs the mini-label Zoik Musik.
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