Hippo Sound System
fun and diverse afro house sounds
a myriad of influences from afro house, bass music, jungle, dub, latin and worldwide dancefloor sounds reminiscent of kuduro beats, with the occasional hint of hip hop or downtempo make for an uplifting, varied record
The Hippo Sound System is a collective formed in 2018 by Bristol’s notorious ‘samba junglist’ DJ Hiphoppapotamus.
Fusing their favourite elements of world music and sound system culture they explore new possibilities between musical cultures, fusing ancestral rhythms with modern dance music. Percussive rhythms and heavy bass drive this vibe train as this Hippo and his percussionist/production partner, Munki, draw influence from all over. Including, Afro/Latin/world music, Jazz, Hip Hop, House, Breaks, Dub, Drum and Bass & Jungle for their productions. The result? A uniquely high energy and psychedelic global bass sound – complete with the flair of live musicians and the exciting builds and drops of bass music!
favorite tracks: gorilla, the race, jaguar dance
similar to: skip&die, buraka som sistema...