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Ribongia Joins Niche’s Artist Agency

Niche Productions are excited to welcome Ribongia to their artist agency roster. One of Australia’s most innovative producers is Sydney-via-Italy’s Ribongia, who today shares his double a-side featuring two new tracks, “Before The Winter” starring Jannah Beth & YoungstaCPT and “Sonder”.

Impeccably produced side-a & lead single, “Before The Winter” fuses pulsing electronica with paradisiacal rhythms, topped with sharp vocals from Sydney’s Jannah Beth and verses from South Africa’s “most prolific rapper” YoungstaCPT. Ribongia says of the release; “As summer leaves us, we often turn to our casual squeeze for comfort on these new chilly mornings. With “Before The Winter” we wanted to write about the ambiguous feeling of not wanting to be tied down to anyone as well as yearning for companionship. Jannah and I had worked together before, so coming up with this concept was a breeze. When YoungstaCPT came in he instantly wrote a verse as an honest response to Jannah’s lyrics & it made complete sense.”
Since emerging in 2014 with debut EP It Began, the Sydney-based producer has been making music like no other. A seamless blend of envelope-pushing production and deft pop sensibilities, Ribongia draws inspirations from native indigenous sounds from around the globe. As a result, Ribongia has created his own league of original and curious club music. His follow up and FBi Radio SMAC Awards Record Of The Year nominated EP ESCAPISMS gained the attention and support from international tastemakers NEST HQ and Pigeons & Planes, as well as local support from Pilerats, triple j and community radio nationwide

Ribongia has previously collaborated with hyped producers Clap! Clap! and Populous and has done official remixes for What So Not, Sofi Tukker, Sampology, Thundamentals, Ngaiire and Andy Bull. No stranger to Australian music festivals, Ribongia has appeared at Field DaySplendour In The Grass and Subsonic, and shared stages with the likes of Flying Lotus, Africa Hitech, Gaslamp Killer, Opiuoand Shigeto. Alongside his own Australian headline shows, Ribongia supported Hermitude on their European tour last year, introducing his unique sounds to a global audience.