Ottoman Slap creates an exotic fusion of Middle-Eastern and Balkan beats. They have recently released a brilliant new video for the song, Aquel Ruido.

Ottoman Slap’s new video

Ottoman Slap’s new music video could be mistaken for a short art film. It is set in a migrant camp where everyone seems to be miserable (at least, at first). A troupe of musicians arrives unexpectedly and injects some joy into the camp. The refreshingly vibrant and authentic music makes it become evident that change is bound to happen.

The 100% local video was directed by Jon-Luke Lourens and produced by Anco Henning of Direction Films. Some of the first-class talent involved in the production includes the director of photography, Amelia Henning and leading cast, Amy Louise Wilson, and Francis Chouler.

Check out the Ottoman Slap video for Aquel Ruido below:

Debut Album Launch

Ottoman Slap is celebrating the video and the launch of their debut album, Idiomatic! Don your most eclectic ensemble and join them for a boogie.

Some of the artists joining in the performance include Staaltjie Visser, Soma Fusion Bellydance Company, Duo Morphire and several other musical guests.

Buy your tickets to the launch ASAP, because:

  • There are only 100 tickets available
  • The first 20 tickets purchased on Quicket for R100 get a free album
  • You can expect belly dancing, acrobatics and fire performances
  • There is a full cash bar, and snacks available for purchase
  • There will be CDs on sale at the launch price of R100

Check out our Ottoman Slap event listing here.

Where Baran’s Shisha Lounge, Greenmarket Square
When Thursday 15 October 2015 Doors open at 7 pm. The band starts at 8 pm
Cost R100 at Quicket
Contact Facebook event page

Images courtesy Ottoman Slap

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