KALA HARI is the solo project of Hélder José Martins, musician in garage bands for many years playing bass, drums and percussion, later dedicate himself to djing in chill out floors and around 2010 he began to compose and produce is own sounds in form of downtempo, dubby psychill tracks and so Kala Hari project was born!
Tracks released on records such as Ovnimoon, Electrik Dream, Mystic Sound Rec, Visionary Shamanic Records, Plusquam, Ajnavision, Psyderweb and BoomOne Records.
Début album “Land of Solar Dust” (September 2013) on Psyderweb Records (Netherlands), 1st Ep “Into a New Dawn” (June 2014) by Mexican label Uxmal Records and new Ep “No Sorrow” (August 2018) on Mystic Sound Rec (Russia)
Remixes of artists like Lemonchill or Dubtrak and live broadcast in radios like Radio Q37 (Greece), Radio Panik (Belgium) or PsyChill Radio (Russia).
Festivals gigs at Utopia Boom Landing (Official After Boom festival), Freedom Festival, Human Evolution (Italy), ZNA Festival, Shankra Festival (Swiss), Global Chill Out (Cz. Rep) or Midnight Sun Festival (Norway) and an Ireland tour 2015 (Cork, Galway, Dublin – by Earth Star org.)
Smooth mind travelling melodies, dubby vibes, downtempo rhythms, tribal influenced beats mixed with real live instruments like hang drums, guitar, bass and percussions are common elements in his music.