BIOGRAPHY

     

 

BIOGRAPHY

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(FR)

Konoba est un projet musical né en Angleterre, lorsque Raphael Esterhazy quitte la Belgique pour y étudier la musique et la production pendant cinq ans.
 
De retour au pays, le compositeur/interprète/producteur décide de continuer son projet, alors porté par l’EP ‘Colours and Shapes’ . Il se retrouve rapidement sur scène aux 4 coins du royaume, notamment aux festivals Les Ardentes, ProPulse, Verdur Rock ou encore dans des salles comme le Botanique, La Madeleine, l'Eden et bien d'autres. 
 
En Octobre 2015, Konoba sort un nouveau 5 titres intitulé ‘Konoba EP’. 
Le morceau ‘On Our Knees’, fruit d’une collaboration avec le producteur électronique R.O, sort alors comme premier single et atteint rapidement plus de 600 000 vues en lignes. 
 
La sortie d’un premier album complet est prévue pour fin 2016.


(ENGLISH)
Raphael Esterhazy, known as Konoba, is an independant musician, songwriter and producer based in Belgium. He spent five years in London and Brighton studying music and working on his own compositions before returning to his native Belgium. He also recorded and produced music for a range of up and coming artists including Kevin Murphy, Time for T and the Common Tongues. 
Raphael released his first EP as Konoba in June 2011 (Miami Hotel ) with its follow-up, Mind the Gap , coming out in January 2012. 


His latest release, Colours & Shapes, came out in March 2013 and has already earned him a lot of praise with the first single 'I've Been Dreaming' winning 'Best Song', 'Best Music Video' and the 'Audience Award' at the London 48MVP. 


Konoba's influences are vast and varied but certainly his latest work is reminiscent of artists such as Alt-J and Gotye with its hard hitting and quirky use of beats and rhythms, while Radiohead and the Fleet Foxes provide inspiration for the softer and more sensual melody based sections. 

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