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Ikonika (real name Sara Abdel-Hamid) is a UK-based electronic musician, producer and DJ often associated with Hyperdub Records and the Dubstep genre.

Her debut 12”, “Please/Simulacrum” was released in 2008 on Hyperdub Records. She has released music on Planet Mu, as well as a remix of DJ Mujava’s “Township Funk”, released by Warp Records. Ikonika’s music combines melodic synth patterns, driving drums, melancholic sub bass and unorthodox song structures. She was described by The Observer as “a rare female face in the male-dominated world of dubstep, Ikonika melds the genre’s juddering bass with Aphex Twin-style melodic mischief-making.”

Her debut album, Contact, Love, Want, Have was released on Hyperdub on 6 April 2010.


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  • sunnydaysforme

    sounds so much like video game music

    20 Dec 2013 Reply
  • MrKatsumi

    Aerotropolis is truly impressive stuff! I fell in love the first time i've listened this tune. <3

    19 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Tranceroute

    nice stuff

    17 Sep 2013 Reply
  • affasf

    good despite it's too little inspired :\

    11 Aug 2013 Reply
  • kutox1

    New album is like listening to a soundtrack of Sega Megadrive games

    3 Aug 2013 Reply
  • guiguiboulz

    new album is top notch

    3 Aug 2013 Reply
  • PierreMenes

    c'est intéressant une femme qui fait de la musique

    30 Jul 2013 Reply
  • dI-__-Ib


    30 Jul 2013 Reply
  • mrmocha

    tis a chick?

    27 Jul 2013 Reply
  • biochip

    new album is great!

    26 Jul 2013 Reply
  • WoskuDoktor

    21 Jun 2013 Reply
  • leisuresuite

    New track is good!

    29 May 2013 Reply
  • ThaEzzy

    I like how you don't see a lot of girls in this particular genre of music, and then she just goes in there and does something that isn't cheesy, cliché or otherwise worn out. Good for her and good for us!

    22 Mar 2013 Reply
  • madrfadr

    Rosa Parks

    6 Feb 2013 Reply
  • 6630RPY

    I make lists is really good [3] Her best work (from what I have heard from her) IMO

    24 Oct 2012 Reply
  • o_o---

    ikonika gives me hope for this ugly ass planet

    5 Sep 2012 Reply
  • leisuresuite

    Haha, I agree with @darkhitech but for God's sake can we leave FL Studio out of this, please? :D It's a good piece of software. Ikonika's track sounded great on Azealia's mixtape.... I think she needs to find more MCs to work with because I'm guessing that in general her stuff would work better as backing tracks than stand-alone instrumentals

    3 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Merowinger110

    I make lists is really good [2]

    18 Jul 2012 Reply
  • guiguiboulz

    I make lists is really good

    9 Jul 2012 Reply
  • darkhitech

    I gotta be honest, there's no single track from her that I really like. Sounds just too random, nothing special. Like someone tries to learn Fruity Loops or something. Maybe this just isn't for me.

    21 Jun 2012 Reply
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