Afro, House

Listen: Krywald & Farrer -The People’s Asafo

This is your official introduction to Krywald & Farrer. With now legendary residencies at number of London’s most revered clubs, Krywald & Farrer have steadily ingrained their cultured blend of genres and grooves across the city’s clubbing landscape and beyond. The duo is creating new vibes in the shape of their debut tune, blending Ghanaian […]

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Afro, Alternative, Pop, Rock

Audio: Waterstrider – Nowhere Now

Oakland’s Waterstrider will release their debut LP Nowhere Now on April 6th. The five-piece have already given us a taste with “White Light” and “Calliope”. Now we get the title track “Nowhere Now,” a cool slice of indie-pop. Their breezy attitude is captured perfectly in this summery, easy-going afro-tinged song. The track is given an extra punch […]

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Afro, Blues, Grime, Hip Hop, Rap

Audio: God Knows and mynameisjOhn-Rusangano / Family

Following on from their collaboration last year on The Struggle EP, Limerick-based producer, mynameisjOhn and Shannon based MC, God Knows are back with what could possibly turn out to be the best Hip-Hop mixtape of the year ? Few have brought this much style and a willingness to experiment with grime, hip hop, soul and more in […]

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Afro, Jazz, The Rewind, World

The Rewind No 5: Matsuli Music Reissue Moving Along by Batsum

Matsuli Music follow up their acclaimed Sathima Bea Benjamin release with the second and final instalment in the Sowetan afro-jazz group Batsumi’s untold story. The deep spiritual indigenous afro-jazz sounds of Moving Along follow in the footsteps of Matsuli’s timely reissue in 2011 of Batsumi’s debut. Out of print since 1976, Moving Along is now lovingly restored […]

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Afro, Electronic, Experimental, Video

Audio Visual:Clap! Clap!-Tamboucanda EP

What do you get when you put together afrobeat, jazz and some heavy tribal sampling? You get “Tamboucanda” a musical tapestry created by Crisiano Crisci aka Clap! Clap!. This 4 track EP is a futuristic  journey into the world of experimental afro-electro that’s infused with jazz all set amongst some wild pulsating rhythms. Check out the full […]

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