Posts Tagged 'African Music in London'

Buraka Som Sistema @ Heaven

Buraka Som Sistema are back in London to promote their new LP Komba, containing the same energetic rush of electro, breakbeat and kuduro we’d expect from the band. Thanks to collaborations with Mixhell and Bomba Estereo it also seems as


Strut Records Boat Party

The amazing afro, funk and soul label Strut Records are having a boat party on Sunday. It’s the first in a series of one-off London parties this month with a Sunday session on a 1930s Dutch barge, the Tamesis Dock

Tamikrest @ The Borderline (28/06/11)

Tuesday night saw desert-blues rockers Tamikrest enchant a sweltering audience with their mesmeric and undulating melodies. With the recent release of their acclaimed Toumastin, the five-piece walked tentatively onto a silent stage and unravelled a slow and captivating “Aidjan Adaky”

Owiny Sigoma Band

The self-titled album Owiny Sigoma Band presents an eclectic soundscape of musical delights- reflecting a compelling collaboration between London-based and Kenyan musicians.


Secousse with Modou Toure and Isa GT

This Friday at Notting Hill Arts Club is an exceptional looking night from the guys at Secousse. As well as Modou Toure playing live there will be Colombia’s Isa GT on the decks and the Secousse Soundsystem providing some heavy,

Buraka Som Sistema makes XOYO bounce

In town to record their next album, Buraka Som Sistema dropped in at XOYO in February to lay down another intense performance in East London.

The Afrobeat of Fela! hits London

Hit Broadway musical brings with it the powerful story of Africa’s legendary son, Fela Kuti

From Africa to the World

Get closer to the Yoruba culture around the world with an African afternoon at the British Museum. Yoruba is one of the largest ethnic groups in west Africa, predominantly in Nigeria, which with the African Diaspora spreads its beliefs and

Adriano Adewale: Rhythm en Root

The Brazilian percussionist in search of new rhythms, his African roots, and a route home Although not fantastically well-known, Adriano Adewale is a name worth keeping an eye on – you’re likely to see it around. This Brazilian musician, half

Afro Tropical beats in Notting Hill

Miles Cleret hits the Notting Hill Arts Club to launch latest Soundway Records album. Celebrating the launch of Soundway Records’ Afro Tropical Soundz Vol 1 CD, the label invites the Big Bam Boo DJs to join them for a shindig