Posts Tagged 'African Music'
The long-awaited third compilation from the pioneering Nigeria 70 collective has finally arrived. The exclusive Sweet Times: Afro Funk, Highlife and Juju from 1970s Lagos features a carefully hand-picked collection of tunes by series curator Duncan Brooker.
Africa Oyé is the UK’s largest celebration of African music and culture and takes place annually in Liverpool. Over two days in June it will be host to a fine selection of African artists from Mali, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Angola,
No one could accuse musical outfit Watcha Clan and their new album Radio Babel of lacking cultural awareness. The Marseille-based band pride themselves on their magnitude of musical influences, ranging from the indigenous music of Morocco, Algeria, the Balkans, Turkey
Following a stunning collaboration with Berlin-based Afrobeat Academy, Ghanaian highlife legend Ebo Taylor releases Life Stories, a definitive compilation of his 1970s recordings.
Selected by a panel of DJs, journalists and promoters who catapulted world music into what it is today, this rich compilation of seminal world classics presents “world music” in its infancy stage. One of those advocates was the late Charlie
The World Ends is a fine start for those who want good music for the ears, and the feet. The release comes fresh from Soundway and bears vibrant tracks, evidently carrying influences from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, James Brown