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Meet Nihiloxica, the Band Taking Uganda’s Techno Underground Global


Photography by Martin Kharumwa

Press play on any given Nihiloxica (pronounced nii-lox-ee-ca) track and you’ll discover a sound that bridges contemporary electronic music and centuries-old folk drumming to adrenaline-pumping effect. The Uganda-based group—there are six members, four of whom are percussionists—is the result of an ambitious experiment that took the group several continents after releasing their first EP. And the way they tell it, they are just getting started.

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