Gaika Tavares on Sound, Scoring & his Scientist-Soundsystem Lineage

  • Loren Sunderland

Words by Emma Warren Gaika Tavares comes from a creative family. He is a highly-respected producer with releases on key electronic music labels like Naafi and Warp; soundtrack credits on the BBC’s recent ‘Noughts and Crosses’; and a composition CV that covers the English National Ballet and Ballet Rambert. His brother is film director Kibwe Tavares and his father was part of London’s sonically-inventive soundsystem culture before becoming a scientist. It’s no wonder, then, that he makes ‘sounds you’re not going to hear anywhere else’. Read more here: