Nihiloxica is a project that harnesses the full force of the ancient Bugandan drumming tradition of Uganda and focuses it on the contemporary dance floor through a dark lens of techno sensibility.

Formed by UK musicians Spooky-J & pq and members of the Nilotika Cultural Ensemble, incubated in Kampala by acclaimed label Nyege Nyege Tapes, the cross-continental band explore the common ground between techno and tradition, a conversation between two cultures with a common aim: to make people dance.  

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NIHILOXICA SHARE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE "BLACK KAVEERA"


Ahead of their debut album, "Kaloli"(out June 12th), Kampala’s afro-electro outfit present the latest blistering music video



The music video for Black Kaveera is like an optical fever dream. A dizzying collage of incidental tour footage smashed together by drummer Spooky-J harnesses the band‚Äôs brutal live energy.   

In typical lockdown fashion, Spooky looks to the past for inspiration for this piece. Elaborating the sentiments of their DIY, strobe-filled video for Kadodi, he condenses a range of footage captured by the band in their few years on the road across Europe and Uganda into a hallucinatory five minute evocation of the band’s entrancing multi-cultural energy. But Black Kaveera is much more than a just a pummelling groove: Black Kaveera is an ode to the Ugandan way, a wordless story of use and refuse.
An immediacy is apparent in its structure, an urgent call to act, to move. Nihiloxica put two traditions in conversation, and the topic of discussion is getting heated.




Live Dates

07/10/2021
DK
Kunsthal Aarhus
Alter Festival
08/10/2021
ES
Madrid
Mon live
09/10/2021
ES
Barcelona
14/10/2021
CH
Geneva
La graviere
15/10/2021
CH
Basel
Kaserne
16/10/2021
CH
Bern
17/10/2021
CH
St Gallen
22/10/2021
BE
Brussels
23/10/2021
NL
Rotterdam
24/10/2021
NL
Amsterdam
27/10/2021
DK
Aarhus
Alter festival
28/10/2021
SE
Malmo
Plan B
29/10/2021
DK
Copenhagen
Mayhem
29/10/2021
DK
Copenhagen
Mayhem
30/10/2021
SE
Eskilstuna
Scenkonst Sörmland
31/10/2021
SE
Stockholm
02/11/2021
FR
Paris
Petit bain
04/11/2021
GB
Glasgow
Stereo
05/11/2021
GB
Birkenhead
06/11/2021
GB
Manchester
07/11/2021
GB
Newcastle
Cobalt Studio
08/11/2021
GB
Leeds
09/11/2021
GB
London
10/11/2021
GB
Bristol
13/11/2021
ES
Tenerife
Keroxen
20/11/2021
ES
Barcelona
The loft. Razzmatazz

Releases

NIHILOXICA - Kaloli Recycled EP
NIHILOXICA
Kaloli Recycled EP
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NIHILOXICA - Kaloli
NIHILOXICA
Kaloli
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