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Benji B / Deviation String Quartet

Music for your weekend, a stunning performance by the Deviation String Quartet and Benji B at Revolutions in Sound on the London Eye. Enjoy.

Deviation String Quartet Benji B, MC Judah Revolutions In Sound on the London Eye

Watch the performance below!

This is D Malice – “Gabryelle Refix” and Apple – “Siegalizer”:

Watch the entire hour-long set here.


Deviation Presents: Benji B, MC Judah and Deviation String Quartet

At Revolutions In Sound on the London Eye 13/10/11

Curated and Programmed by Benji B

String Arrangements by Grant Windsor

Deviation String Quartet:
Kotono Sato – Violin
Rosie Langley – Violin
Cat O’Hara – Viola
Liinos Richards – Violincello

Hosted by MC Judah

Edited by Jordan Stokes

With Many Thanks To Red Bull Music Academy

via: defgrip

Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

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