Dopapod exists at the crossroads of full throttle intensity, deep pocket groove, intricate technicality, and limitless experimentation. With no regard towards towards stylistic boundaries, the sound that emerges from the quartet both live and in the studio is as varied and diverse as the many influences that they adapt from. Their approach and commitment to complementing a distinct genre bendin g sound to top-notch musicianship has set them apart from many of their contemporaries and keeps music lovers eagerly returning to shows.
In the past two years, Dopapod has firmly planted seeds in music fan's ears all up and down the East Coast and into the Midwest with their incessant touring schedule. Covering all this ground has seen the young, yet seasoned group make appearances at numerous festivals including Camp Bisco, Mountain Jam, Bonnaroo, Burning Man, Bear Creek, The Big Up, Rootwire, Strangecreek, and more. Their electric live showcase has been cultivating a fast growing, loyal fan base, and seen them share bills with artists such as Lotus, EOTO, Papadosio, Zach Deputy, Brothers Past, Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band, Spam Allstars, Sam Kininger (Lettuce, Soulive), and Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake, & Palmer).
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Whether it's recording samples in isolated tunnels, cutting up found sounds on an MPC, programming analog synths, or layering unorthodox guitar and drum sounds, Sonmi creates sounds that are sure to open the imagination of any audience. The enigmatic band has entertained audiences at regional festivals such as Trinumeral, Bele Chere, LAAFF, and Tron-A-Thon, and has shared the stage with Bonobo, Pnuma Trio, Glitch Mob, BlueTech, Two Fresh, Emancipator, and Papadosio. By performing indulgently rhythmic collages of sound with virtually no pre-sequence, their virtuosic performance of multiple sound layers creates a much sought-after human edge to the live electronic genre.
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Asheville Music Hall (View)
31 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801