Andrew Ashong

Agent: Naomi Palmer
Based: London


Sound scientist, music archivist and song-singer, Andrew Ashong is guided by the immersive and transformative registers of recorded music. A Londoner by way of Ghana, the free-spirited Ashong spent years creating mixtapes, journeying through records and growing his musical encyclopaedia. By his early teens he was DJing, deepening his musical knowledge and understanding; eventually building an expansive home-studio and moving to the pulse of his creative inspiration. Cultivating a world of his own with a taste for polyrhythms, idiosyncratic basslines, modal chord progressions, and the ever-expanding palette of influences from Labi Siffre and Richie Havens, to War and Jorge Ben.

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