This March the Mind Business album is about to get properly toured around Japan, the place where it was born. I’ll be cruising the country with some of my favourite Japanese bands, playing DJ gigs and hanging out in the coolest venues on earth. Check out the tour info and come to a show!
Wednesday the 15th and Thursday the 16th of January are the dates you can catch my show at Europe’s biggest showcase festival.
My full length English language album “Mind Business” is finally out on Call And Response Records! Get it!
A few months ago I played my new songs from Mind Business at a steaming hot basement party for 20 friends. Before the album release show this Saturday, all the footage from the session is up on Hrupmag, so that you can hear the new tracks played live.
We’re teaming up with Serbia’s most amazing band Repetitor and Macedonian newcomers Molokai for a tour of the Balkans, starting next week in Ljubljana!
I’ve started contributing a bi-weekly column for Mladina magazine. Yes, I will be talking shit about politics, pop, and all my usual rantings.
Here it is, song number 2 from the upcoming album, directed by the one and only Tomaž Šantl!
After a summer break, the Safari team is back and the new season of events starts this weekend! Our guests will be Croatian electro wizzards Florence Foster Fanclub and dj Nubis!
Here’s a little showcase of tracks I’ve made for my electronic side project Shampoo Guy in the last couple of months!
It’s been a while since we had any new videos here on www.ntoko.si, so I’m really pleased to finally release my new song! It’s the title track and the first in a series of songs I’ll be releasing from my new English language album “Mind Business”.
Festival season isn’t over yet! I was fortunate enough to join the crew of Slovenian musicians who will be representing on one of Croatia’s major seaside festivals Terraneo.
I’ll be playing a show with Le1f at our next Safari event in Kino Šiška, come and preview some of my tracks from the upcoming new English language album!
N’toko’s evil twin Shampoo Guy continues to drop free tracks on his Soundcloud profile.
Happy to announce that we’ll be performing at one of Croatia’s biggest music festivals INmusic! The line up includes artists Arctic Monkeys, Iggy and the Stooges, Basement Jaxx, Bloc Party, Editors and many more…
Don’t miss UK duo Death Rattle performing at our monthly event Safari! This Thursday in Gromka, Ljubljana!
The latest issue of Wire magazine speaks about Slovenia’s protest movement and how musicians are playing an active social role for the first time since the 80s. Here is what author Jonathan Knott had to say about N’toko
I wrote a long discussion piece about the state of Slovenia’s alternative movements in light of recent developments for Mladina magazine’s special edition called “Alternative: prispevki k razumevanju časa”. Other authors included: Slavoj Žižek, Jože Mencinger, Spomenka Hribar, Jože Vogrinc, Bogomir Kovač, Vesna Lemaić, Lučka Kajfež Bogataj, Svetlana Makarovič, Aljaž Ule, Marko Bauer, Katja Perat, Luka Mesec, Boris Vezjak, Rok Kogej, Barbara Rajgelj, Lev Centrih, Matija Solce, …
The April edition of our monthly event Safari will feature live acts from producers Loutseau and All Things, dj sets by N’toko, Zana and PlankTon, and visuals by Koala. This Thursday!
The “Gremo Vsi!” (“All Together Now”) performance I’m a part of will debut this Sunday the 14th in Ljubljana’s Stara Mestna Elektrarna as part of the Exodos festival.
Our monthly dj/live event is coming up again this Thursday in Gromka, Ljubljana! Come check out one of our favorite new bands Trus! perform their recently released record. Our friend Nikus Pokus will be joining me, Zana and PlankTon behind the decks. See you!
Here’s a set of video’s I picked out for Hrupmag, who are helping out with the wonderful Tresk festival we’re playing at with Moveknowledgement this Thursday the 14th. Just some stuff I’ve been listening to and video’s I find cool. Enjoy!
I’ve been blogging about political and social issues quite a bit recently. Here’s a sum up of some of the things I’ve written in the past month for my own blog Ex Shanti Future Shanti as well as opinion page Državljanska Odgovornost.
We’ll be playing a special show in Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, for Tresk festival on March 14th with some of our favorite Slovenian artists.
To coincide with his return to Japan for the summer, Slovenian electro-hip hop musician N’toko has a new EP available for free download via Call And Response Records.
Here’s a little teaser sent to us by director Matt Schley, who is working on the video for “Time Machines”, due sometime next month.