HUM OF THE HIVE
· DJ HIPHOPPATOTAMUS & friends ·
Pollen Tribe presents…
HUM OF THE HIVE
You are warmly welcomed to another edition of the Hum of the Hive!
Join us for a celebratory dance to a fine soundsystem, with epic DJ selections & MC vocals; complimented by delicious vital food, and good company; all aimed to nurture & inspire us as we head into the depths of autumn together.
We are super excited to welcome special guest:
Joined by Tropical Tea Party Crew: FELINE & MAETRIX
Powered by HONEYFLOWER SOUNDSYSTEM
Lighting by PHOTOSYNTHESIS
Decor by BUBBLES THE PIXIE & friends
Cafe space: NOURISH YUHSELF
Sunshine music for the masses! The happy hippo always brings the sunshine no matter what the weather. This DJ/producer has created his own unique party vibe by infusing Afro, Latin and Caribbean music into his tastefully produced selections of Breaks, House, Drum & Bass/Jungle and Hiphop, resulting in pure feel-good sunshine party music designed to move your feet
uplift your soul.
David Rodigan, Don Letts, Craig Charles are fans giving his tracks national airtime on their shows on BBC 1Xtra and BBC 6 music.
“Clever stuff right!? ... Very cool” Sir David Rodigan, BBC 1Xtra, 2015
He has brought his good vibes to major stages at some of the UK's best festivals including Boomtown, Glastonbury, Shambala and Greenman; aswell as programming stages, takeovers and events for his extended family Tropical Tea Party.
He and his ‘TTP’ family are much loved for the extreme effort and attention to detail that goes into the decoration and design of their
parties, turning otherwise ordinary tents and venues into tropical havens with an exciting array of world-infused dance music and entertainment to match! He also leads the live collective Hippo Sound System a group of musicians and producers who explore new fusions of world music with bass music, steeped in carnival and sound system culture. Watch their Shambala Festival
2019 round-up below (and be sure to click HD!)....
Behind the scenes of his band, events and larger festival shows he is still one of Bristol's most hard working DJ’s and continues to hold residencies at some of the cities key musical hotspots including.... The Full Moon & Attic, The Canteen, Old Market Assembly, The Plough Inn, & The Jam jar. This has earned him a well trusted reputation on the decks along with countless hours of experience working crowds of all types and ages.
A DJ/MC/B-BOY/Vibe instigator and experienced party starter - Feline incorporates a range of style inspired by reggae, hip hop, and bass heavy music to accompany his own original tracks; well versed in capturing any kind of crowd with positive flows & impeccable sounds.
Glastonbury Festival // Boomtown
Shambala // Green Man
Secret Garden Party // Balter
Shindig // Camp Bestival
PLUS, many more!
Dub FX // Sara Lugo
JFB // Mungo's Hifi
Prince Fatty // Horseman
Havana Meets Kingston
Aries // Lenzman
Toots & the Maytals
Foreign Beggars // Akala
Dub Pistols // Lazy Habits
The latest edition to the Tropical Tea Party Family, Maetrix has been mashing up the dance floors from Bristol to Croatia with her unique blend of drum & bass & tropical infused house.
Green T & friends, hosting sound & keeping the good tunes flowing!
Honeyflower Soundsystem represents two hand made hybrid soundsystems, built by Stable Audio & Kota Sound respectively. Aiming to provide warm bass & hi-fidelity clarity of sound, they host artists & play a variety of music, including world, carnival, jungle, breaks reggae, dub, psy dub, glitch.
We are always aiming to upgrade after each event, and so are pleased to announce this new collaboration. Welcoming in Photosynthesis, who we will now be working with to create the best lighting experience for each individual event.
BUBBLES THE PIXIE
Leading the decor team, and generally being incredibly magical we are delighted to collaborate once again with the extraordinary faerie pixie pants that is Bubbles LaFae!
Welcoming in Lilian and her crew of nourishers to bring their delicious food to keep us happy! Always with a pot of caribbean style ital stew on the hob, with high grade artisan chocolates & other treats, cacao, botanical beverages, & teas to compliment.
- Alcohol Free Space
- We aim for good vibes
- Bare feet are welcome
- This particular event is not designed for kids, although kids are always welcome at our events. Whilst there will be amplified music; we aim for hi-fidelity sound, but we do definitely recommend if you do bring your child that you purchase ear defenders to protect them at any event with amplified music.
-No Refunds, except in the unlikely event of unexpected event cancellation.
STAY IN TOUCH
We are working on our communication & social channels behind the scenes at the moment, with the intent of doing quarterly mail outs with news & upcoming event info. You are welcomed to join our mailing list for updates on future happenings.
~ See you on the dance floor ~