Lasakaneku / Tomo
Slikback is a Kenyan DJ and Producer. After joining the Boutiq Studios in Kampala in mid 2017, he began to find his sound which fuses a diverse sonic pallette borrowing from footwork, trap, grime and a variety of contemporary underground African club styles into a uniquely accessible dark presentation. His Debut EP "Lasakaneku" was released in June 2018. The ep and individual tracks have gone on to top charts, being placed among the best electronic music of 2018 including on Pitchfork and Fact magazine.
Since then, he went on to perform at MTN Nyege Nyege Festival in Uganda. He then had an European premier at Unsound Festival in Poland. His performance there was highlighted by Resident Advisor as one of the 5 key performances of the festival.
He has upcoming performances at CTM Festival Berlin, Sonic Acts Festival, Amsterdam, Elevate Festival, Graz, Mutek Festival, Barcelona , Sónar Festival, Barcelona and an upcoming China tour in collaboration with Chinese label SVBKVLT.
Slikback continues to create new interesting sounds and collaborate with amazing vocal talents from Kampala. He also has a new project called
o g n i k i with polish producer, Morgiana Hz combining their respective worlds into one composition.
TOMO is his anticipated follow up ep featuring six new tracks of mutant African club explorations.