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Without boundaries

Maria Chiara Argirò, Katy de Jesus, Fais le beau

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Event details

Maria Chiara Argirò has been quietly weaving her way around the UK jazz, classical and electronic worlds since she moved to London from Rome 11 years ago. A pianist from the age of nine and a key player in the capital’s multi-national jazz scene, she’s lent her skills to indie band These New Puritans, lush jazz troupe Kinkajous and, more recently, collaborations with Jamie Leeming – their 2020 album Flow was nominated for one of the albums of the year in the Jazz Revelations Awards and was the Guardian’s jazz album of the month – and beat-driven duo Moonfish. But with her new album, Forest City, she finds a glistening thread between these movements: it marks her out as an exciting rising electronic artist, where jazz meets Kelly Lee Owens, Jon Hopkins and Radiohead. It’s a concept record, about the “duality of nature and city”, and where organic sounds and textures seem to flow above the urban sprawl.

Katy De Jesus blends her Portuguese heritage and Luxembourgish upbringing with fresh inspiration from Berlin. With a true ear for rhythm, Katy’s sets focus on driving, hypnotic beats spliced with tripped-out samples and the occasional rave classic. Her profound ability to keep the energy going at a party is second to none

Born in Luxembourg, Diego Cozzi, aka Fais Le Beau, is a Brussels-based DJ who’s cruised around Europe playing at queer parties for the past decade. Diego is the founder of Brussels-established party Gay Haze, gathering hundreds of people every month in various locations. His music is influenced by 90’s house, trance and early 2000 proggy sound, he raises up the temperature on the dancefloor, to create euphoric moments for the crowd.

Maria Chiara Argirò

Fais Le Beau

Katy De Jesus

Main organiser

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Line-up

Vocals/synths: Maria Chiara Argirò
Trumpet/vocals/synth: Christos Stylianides
Drums/spd/bass synth: Riccardo Chiaberta

DJ sets by Katy de Jesus & Fais le Beau