DIE ANTWOORD European tour

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Their albums are a musical and lyrical trip to insanity, the videos are a visual brain fuck, their images burned in to your mind forever, and the shows are all these things together. NINJA, ¥O-LANDI VI$$ER and DJ Hi-Tek of DIE ANTWOORD have released three albums in five years and so established South African rave rap in today’s pop culture. The current album ‘ Donker Mag ‘ was released on 30 May 2014 and now, the band finally brought their controversial live show to Europe and performed four shows in Germany. On 14 January 2015, they started their „Fuk Da World“ tour in Great Britain, than travelling to Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxemburg, France and Holland.
During the shows, ¥O-LANDI and NINJA had their audience completely enthralled and were able to do whatever they wanted. With an attitude between destructive frenzy, social criticism, offensive language and pure irony, the band blasted through their hits “I Fink U Freeky”, “Pit bull Terrier”, „Happy Go Sucky Fucky“, „Rich Bitch“, “Fatty Boom Boom” and many more.

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Black Box Music provided the entire sound, lighting and video equipment for the European Tour, plus the rigging using HOF ALUTEC Hoffork MLT350 traverses, Euro truss FD34 traverses and chain master motors + motor controller. In terms of trucking, BBM provided two of its 40-ton trailers. Regarding the sound, the following equipment was being used: 24x L-Acoustics K2, 16x L-Acoustics K1-SB, 18x L-Acoustics KARA, 12x L-Acoustics ARCS-II, 24x L-Acoustics SB-28, 08x L-Acoustics LA-RAK amp rack, Digital controllers Lake LM-44, 01x Digital-mixer DIGICO SD9 – FOH, 14x L-Acoustics 115XT-HiQ, 02x Subwoofer L-Acoustics SB-18, L-Acoustics LA-RAK amp rack, wireless microphones Shure UR4D, CD-Player Pioneer CDJ-2000 NEXUS and DJ-mixer Pioneer DJM-900 Nexus. In terms of video, DLP-projector Panasonic PT-DZ21K and Folsom ImagePRO-3G were being used. In terms of lighting, the following equipment was being used: Martin MAC 101, CLAY PAKY Alpha Spot QWO 800 ST, MARTIN MAC Viper Air FX, Martin MAC Aura, Martin Atomic 3000 + color changer, 2-Lite blinder, ETC Source Four, SGM Q-7 RGBW, Fresnel lens Strand Quartz color 1K, Hazer Unique 2.1, fan Martin AF-2 and MA – dimmer.

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Photos: © Max Schwarzlose