Akrasi formed in late 90s Manchester, England. Founded by Brixton singer Joyce Akrasi (who was studying at MMU) and musician Patrick Luke who was venturing into producing. Akrasi organised and performed at their own jungle nights called Transmission with friends from Manchesters Drum & Bass scene. After moving to London and signing to German electronica label Sellwell.de. The duo released their own brand of down tempo breakbeat, the Zero-1 EP (2001) and album We Are In The Future (2005) whilst playing gigs across the UK and Europe. Some high lights of which were supporting LTJ Bukem & Conrad in Munich, appearing at Paris Fashion Week, headlining Covent Garden's Africa Centre alongside special guests Jerry Dammers, Smith & Mighty, Kevin Davy and MC Buzz B. Joyce also featured as guest vocalist on Rob Smith's 2006 album In One Way Or Another (Rush! Productions)
Two new Akrasi tracks (2020) Back to a Heart & Out of Your Shell available via Sonskrif bandcamp.
Original debut album (2005) Explore Akrasi music on Youtube
Original four track EP (2001) Explore Akrasi music on Youtube
50/60's inspired African fashion hair and clothing accessories that are quirky, classic and stylish.
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