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Društvo mrtvih pesnikov

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Dead Poets Society is a pop rock band from Novo Mesto, which was established in September 1990. Many different musicians were part of the band in the past and among them also the renowned jazz saxophone player Igor Lumpert.

Dubzilla

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The Dubzilla collective has been active since 2006, when they plowed the roots of reggae and dub music in their home space. In the following years, with occasional changes, the ensemble also changed and upgraded its expressiveness and sound image, which are basically still fueled by dub aesthetics, but today unencumbered by elements of ambient electronics, post rock and fusion.

Duo Aritmija

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Duo Aritmija is the successor of the group Aritmija. The duo uses the rhythm and melodies of ethnic Balkan musical tradition and combines them with flamenco. Elements of jazz and country music can also be felt.

Duo Dendrocopos

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The DENDROCOPOS DUO was established in April 2017 by two students of percussion Jan Čibej and Luka Poljanec. At the initiative of their mentor Prof. Simon Klavžar, they took up the challenge of participating in the International Percussion Competition in Luxembourg in the category Percussion Duos (IPCL 2018). Their success at the competition, which took place in February 2018, was remarkable. They became Percussion Duo Laureates by winning the first jury prize as well as the special “JEAN GIERES” audience prize. Jan and Luka wish to continue their exceptional work with as many concerts and appearances worldwide as possible in order to expand their knowledge and experiences in collaboration with the best of the world’s percussionists.

Duo Ponte

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Singer Alja Petric and guitarist Damjan Stanišić joined the duet in researching the musical tradition of various cultures around the world. The roots of the band Duo Ponte go back to 2014, when the two musicians combined ideas and presented them at their first concerts. Since then, they have been actively performing on many Slovenian and foreign stages.

Dvidevat

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A representative of the younger generation of the Slovenian electronic music scene, dvidevat has been filling local dance floors since 2019. As a producer, she explores the sonic realms between old school Detroit electro, breakbeat and modern-day techno. Her music is forged from predominantly raw percussion and minimalist melodic lines, creating a distinctive form of intergalactic funk in the tradition of legends, such as Helena Hauff and DJ Stingray. A similar kinetic energy and bassbin pressure also mark her fast-paced DJ sets, during which you will rarely find time to chat and sip booze. Her discography includes various guest appearances on Kamizdat compilations, a split release with her colleague Nulla and debut solo EP “Idle Infection”, released in January on Honest Work Recordings.

džeZZva

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Music by džeZZva, a quartet from Murska Sobota, is a nod to both the tradition of American jazz culture with elements of European classical music and South European popular and folk culture. Through their highly sensitive communication and remarkable interplay the musicians do a brilliant job persuading even the most discerning listeners and the widest of audiences. džeZZva’s music is based on their original compositions, which sometimes include a hint of rearranged traditional songs. In their music, the quartet distinguishably merge Pannonian melodies with the sounds of other cultures. The collective has also achieved distinction abroad. In July 2019, they performed at the prestigious French jazz festival Jazz à Vienne. The band erupted onto the Slovenian music scene with their debut album “džeZZva”. The release ranked among RTV Slovenia music editors’ top 20 records. Released in 2016, their live recording features the Hidden Courtyard concert in Murska Sobota, “Live from the Hidden Courtyard”, and their previous record, “Sintur” (2015), entered the region’s top 30 jazz albums chart.

Đornata

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Đornata combines raw old-school hardcore punk with elements of crust and grind.

Ecliptic

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The newly-formed band comprises seasoned, mid-career musicians involved in the jazz, rock and hip-hop scenes. Ecliptic’s fine-spun music, which the artists perceive as a “live, variable and unbiased creativity”, fluidly integrates jazz, drum and bass, ambient electronic music, and what have you.

Eduardo Raon

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Portuguese harp player and composer Eduardo Raon has chosen Ljubljana for his adopted home. He works in a broad spectrum of contexts, pursuing esthetical interests that range from contemporary music, jazz, experimental, ethno, noise, pop, retro, rock and electronic music. In late 2013, Lisbon-based label SHHPUMA (Clean Feed) released his first solo album The Drive For Impulsive Actions.