Organic Akusticks

Organic Akusticks

 England, GBR
BandWorldReggae

Uplifting, heartfelt conscious music inspired by Reggae bass lines, Jazz scatting and emotive RnB delivery.With fearless expression Organic Akusticks brings something unique, with their carefully crafted lyrics, beautiful melodies and music that invigorates the soul. This is true self-expression.

Biography

Organic Akusticks are essentially two individuals; sister and brother Makeda, singer/songwriter and I-kahnesis, songwriter/musician/ producer.

Organic Akusticks formed in 2003, they create various forms of rhythmic soulful music. They use life experiences as inspiration and translate it into thoughts, words, rhythms, melodies and harmonies to bring back honest thoughtful music to the people.

Although Makeda and Ikahnesis have known each other all their lives the decision to do music professionally was coincidental and spontaneous.

Since childhood Makeda performed as part of various theater companies and her family always came to watch and support her. Ikahnesis had always written poems and songs and had a keen interest in old school music. However it was only in early 2002 when Ikahnesis, who had started making music with friends thought it might sound good if she sang on the beats and behold Organic Akusticks was born!

Organic Akusticks started performing their original songs at events around London and Nottingham, hoping that the crowd would warm to the lyrical content of the songs.

In 2005 Organic Akusticks released three self produced promotional mixtapes on popular riddims. The mix tapes comprises of three genres: Reggae, Dancehall, and RnB, all with conscious lyrical content .They have since had worldwide circulation and radio play.

Organic Akusticks have performed extensively around the UK as well as in France, Germany, Ghana, Gambia, Senegal, Dominica and America. In June 2008 they self funded their promotional tour of Senegal and Gambia, where they were promoting their debut album Moments Through The Mind.

Later that year Organic Akusticks had the pleasure of being invited back to The Gambia to open a concert for the legendary Sizzla Kalonji in Brikama then the following year they were asked to open for P-Square and another reggae great Lucinano.

They then, decided to stay in Africa, Gambia to create their second album A Time like now produced by the multi-talented A9, which features local artists.

Organic Akusticks have an extended Organic family including: Immortal Blackness (sound and I.T technician, producer), P. Prophecy (MC) and Sirius AKA G Star C (MC) and A9 (renowned producer) who have contributed greatly to the Organic journey.

Organic Akusticks aims to provide a thought provoking, meaningful music and continue to actualize their dreams.

Set List

Depends on set length.