Økapi is Filippo Paolini, an Italian turntablist and sample cutup artist. Filippo has recorded several solo albums, as well as recording in the duo Metaxu and with the trio Dogon. He has performed live for national Italian State radio broadcasts (RAI) with renowned avant-turntablist, Christian Marclay and collaborates with numerous international artists such as Mike Cooper, Peter Brotzmann, Mike Patton, Matt Gustafson, Zu, Damo Suzuki, Andy EX, Kawabata Makoto, Metamkine…
ØKapi's album releases illustrate his unique and edgy use of turntables and computer beyond the hip-hop school of chopped up music, creating music that veers from orchestral to lounge with quirky experimental electronics that maintain a delicate and spacious sound throughout.

His amazing skills at sample mixing are simply outstanding and during Okapi live sets he mixes: techno/broken beat/electro-/8-bit with melodies from Klezmer, polka, children's music, idiot pop and hawaiian classics to name but a few.....
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LABIRINTO - Verso un'altro ritorno...

The vinyl

Aldebaran Records meets electronics. Limited edition of “Labirinto” by Økapi: a sound path created for a child-friendly installation (RomaEuropa-TeatrodelleApparizioni 2017) and then exploded into a concept-album. “Cinema for the ears” with the unmistakable signature of Filippo Økapi.
The vinyl, 180 grams in only 200 hand-numbered copies, will include the free digital download in FLAC.

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