Afrodeutsche (birth name Henrietta Smith-Rolla), is a British born Ghanaian/Russian/German composer, producer, singer and DJ based in Manchester. Her production crosses a wide range of styles including classical solo piano, techno, house and electro.
Through sound, Afrodeutsche journeys deep into the world of Film, Documentary Film and Theatre composition, and has produced works for FALLOUT, AlJazeera, RNCM and YESYESNONO.
Afrodeutsche’s DJ style is a selection of Drexciyan delights mixed with tough UK techno mainstays such as Claro Intelecto and Randomer. She holds a monthlyradio show on the reputable NTS, featuring her own productions, ranging from dark electro to breaks and jacking house, and her constantly developing fully live hardware show has already clocked up some key slots alongside Dopplereffekt and Carl Craig, with many more to come.
Afrodeutsche’s stunning debut album ‘Break before Make’ will be out on the legendary Skam label, on 25th of May, with more exciting releases to be announced soon.