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ODD OKODDO okitwoye

is comprised of Olith Ratego and Sven Kacirek.

Okitwoye is available on 7″vinyl and download:


Olith Ratego is based in Ugunja (Kenya), where he runs a wood workshop, crafting furniture and self-designed string instruments. Olith released his first solo album “Osuga” on Ketebul Music through which he explored the intersection between traditional Dodo and Blues music, terming it Dodo Blues. Olith has performed at the Busara Festival (Zanzibar), Fest Horn (Djibouti) and Muiziki Wa Kenya (Nairobi).

Sven is a drummer and marimba player. He has performed and recorded with John McEntire, Nils Frahm, Sofia Jernberg, Ogoya Nengo, Marc Ribot and Shabaka Hutchings. Sven has released several records on Pingipung, Bureau B and Honest Jons Records. He is based in Hamburg (Germany) and Kakamega (Kenya).

“AUMA” , ODD OKODDO ´s debut album, will be released on Pingipung Records in October 2019.

Supported by Initiative Musik.