Event Archive - Kytami, Deriek Simon (of Spaceboots), SmaSha, Van Dizzy, BEATSMITH
Kytami - "Violinistextremist" - youtube.com/watch?v=U4825jCZcLY
If a line exists between classical and electronic, between ancient and new age, synthetic and organic, Kytami has sliced them all using only a violin bow... but what more does she need
Apparently nothing at all, as Kytami has already been dubbed a 'music revolutionary' by Whats Up Magazine USA, a 'violinistextremist' here at home, and has been summoned to bring her violin thunder to audiences as far reaching as Taiwan, Dubai and Berlin.
Through an alchemy of classical, fiddle styles fused with the heavy bass elements of Drum n Bass, Dubstep and Hip Hop, Kytami has managed to soar above the constraints of musical genre and labeling and today she is regularly dubbed Canada's most diverse and engaging fiddle player.
After co-founding the critically acclaimed global-fusion sound-storm Delhi 2 Dublin in 2006 and subsequently co-songwriting them toward international musical success until 2010, Kytami surged forward with her own solo career. In short time she garnered her own accolades and in 2013 won “Live Act of The Year” at the Vancouver Island Music Awards and “Electronic/Dance Recording of the Year” at the 2013 Western Canadian Music Awards.
With all this enigma, what can you expect at a Kytami show? Well lets start by straightening that out actually, the girl doesn't play shows, she detonates dance floors. Kytami is internationally renowned for one thing: she rocks the fiddle like a woman possessed... and the audience reacts to match.
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Sometimes referred to as a “violinist extremist,” Kytami (a.k.a. Kyla Uyede) is a classically trained prodigy who has long
been considered one of Canada’s most diverse and electrifying violin virtuosos. This charismatic and energetic performer takes a similarly athletic approach to her music, bounding between classical and fiddle styles whil... more info