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Okibi


 

Christopher Robin aka Okibi is an innovative and unconventional producer, live performance artist and DJ. Raised in the eclectic drum & bass, hardcore punk and hip-hop cultures of the Pacific Northwest, Okibi has established a unique and evolving sound.

Okibi brings a diverse selection of styles to every live performance, from forward-thinking footwork, house and hip-hop, to rolling liquid riddims, dubwise exclusives and grimy street anthems.

Steeped in the hip-hop tradition, he utilizes scratching and turntablism techniques, effects and controllers in the mix, creating a distinctive and varied soundscape.

Okibi’s polyrhythmic left-field productions obscure genre conventions. Spearheading his own unique, bass-heavy GRAVELIFE sound, he draws influences from everything from gangster rap to black metal.

Described as “dramatic” and “chilling”, Okibi throws the listener into a syncopated auditory abyss.

As co-founder of Union Sound System, Okibi supports a network of avant-garde musicians, artists, designers, technicians and promoters. Involved in a number of projects, including the live p.a. electro-punk stylings of AUTOMATON, Okibi stays true to old-school roots while pioneering future vibes.