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Gautier Houba

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Brussels based photographer Gautier Houba bought his first camera in December 2009. 5 years later. A lot of his pictures illustrate articles on this site but also on various Brussels based (print or digital) publications. Time for a proper introduction…. Continue

Event

Celebrating 12 years of LDBK

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On May 22nd, VK Concerts (Brussels) invited us to celebrate our 12th anniversary.  Video report by Stefano Lapasini for Brussels International.   On the line up that night: British musician and record producer William Holland aka Quantic who just release his new album “Magnetica” … Continue

Art

Painters against AIDS

Denis Meyers & Arnaud Kool - Mural against AIDs in Brussels

If you walk in the Marolles neighbourhood of Brussels, make sure to stop by rue Haute 290 (one of Saint Pierre hospital’s entrances) as painters Denis Meyers and Arnaud Kool recently completed a 20-meter high mural to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS. The artists … Continue

Music

aCatCalledFRITZ x Audessey

Audessey & aCatCalledFRITZ

Looking for some boombap hip hop? French DJ, producer & illustrator Cyril Merlin aka aCatCalledFRITZ recorded an exclusive mixtape compiling his remixes and productions as well as tracks featuring MC Audessey (Soundsci). Tracklist on Mixcloud – Download on Soundcloud The duo … Continue

Music

Bankstaz’ Paradise

STRAND BANKSTAZ PARADIZE

Miguel Gil Tertre aka Strand is a Spanish musician & producer based in Brussels and regular LDBK collaborator. During 4 days at the start of 2013, Strand was given a second residency at the Red Bull Studio in Madrid. The first … Continue

Music

Mop Mop’s Inspirations

Mop Mop

Italian musician Andrea Benini began playing drums at age 14. Since then, he is exploring a large variety of musical genres, from Club to Jazz music. In 2005, he founded Mop Mop; a band mixing Jazz, Soul, Funk, Caribbean, Latin and African … Continue

Art

Havana Boxing Dreams

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Dreams are pretty much all you can have in Cuba and boxing allows Cuba’s youth to do just that. Cuba’s rich olympic legacy is a strong source of inspiration for young fighters all around the country. Ambitions of a successful … Continue

Music

Marc Moulin Tribute

Marc Moulin

On Friday, the 26th of September 2008, Belgian jazz legend Marc Moulin passed away. Moulin, pianist, composer, producer and arranger, is internationally known for his work with his fusion group Placebo and electro-pop group Telex, but was a highly appreciated … Continue

Release

Rumors of Royalty

Rumors of Royalty

Two years and countless studio sessions after his latest release, Brooklyn based producer Jason “ClassicBeatz” Minnis presents his new album “Rumors of Royalty” (CD / digital): 9 tracks mixing funk, soul, jazz, hip hop and house music – all the influences … Continue

Release

Gear Change

74 Miles Away

It’s always a pleasure to announce a new album, like a newborn baby that is being introduced for the very first time amongst friends and relatives. After 2 years of relative silence (since the release of our first eponymous album on … Continue

Art

Oli-B x Rose Studio

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It’s been three years that I have the chance to work closely with painter Oli-B and I love how each project turns into an adventure full of surprises… A couple of weeks ago, interior designer Robert Bockowski from RoseStudio invited us for … Continue

Release

Strand – SLAM FUNK!

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After the DUB! 7inch, Spanish producer based in Brussels Strand teams up once again with illustrator Oli-B for his new project SLAM FUNK! supported by the Lowriders Collective. “Another step into his exploration of black music, this record is Strand’s maiden voyage … Continue