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Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #54 – Seas of Mirth

Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #54 – Seas of Mirth

This Corona stuff really sucks ey! Since we might all be bound by borders for a while, we’d like to come together and share some happiness in the shape of a playlist or mix! In the next days and weeks, check out Safe & Sounds, where we will figuratively introduce you...
Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #53 – Chalanga

Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #53 – Chalanga

This Corona stuff really sucks ey! Since we might all be bound by borders for a while, we’d like to come together and share some happiness in the shape of a playlist or mix! In the next days and weeks, check out Safe & Sounds, where we will figuratively introduce you...

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Album Review: Chassol – Ludi [Tricatel; March 2020]
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Album Review: Chassol – Ludi [Tricatel; March 2020]

French composer and musician Christophe Chassol, who has collaborated with Frank Ocean and Solange, has become known for “ultrascore”, a musical technique that can be thought of as harmonising reality. Ludi (released on 6th March 2020 via Tricatel) is his latest effort applying this technique, as he continues to draw...
Album Review: Let Drum Beat – Lua Cheia [February 2020]
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Album Review: Let Drum Beat – Lua Cheia [February 2020]

Let Drum Beat’s debut album –  Lua Cheia – was recorded in the Navegas Cantareira Studio housed within a tropical forest in Brazil. The London based all female group consisting of Alba Cabral, Béa Shantifa, Lizzie Ogle and Tuca Milan have created an album that is charming and simmering with...

Playlists & Mixes

Visions of Sound  (February 2020)

Visions of Sound (February 2020)

Every month, we bring you a collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.79 – Worm Disco Club

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.79 – Worm Disco Club

View Worm Disco Club bio here “The mix recorded by Nathan Worm and Jake Worm one grey winter November afternoon when we had a nice time with tea and tunes. Just a bunch of proper groovy numbers from across the African spectrum. No clever mixing just a nice selection. There’s just...
Visions of Sound  (January 2020)

Visions of Sound (January 2020)

Every month, we bring you a collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Bandcamp’s Fundraiser Special (Friday 20th March 2020)

Bandcamp’s Fundraiser Special (Friday 20th March 2020)

It doesn’t happen everyday that online music platforms champion the cause of musicians, but Bandcamp has showed us, more than once, to be different from the vast majority of music platforms. Today (until 11.59PM Pacific Time), to support all the artists affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oakland-based company will...
Interview: Q&A w/ M.anifest – Growing Into and Out of Ghana

Interview: Q&A w/ M.anifest – Growing Into and Out of Ghana

It’s no secret that the hip-hop scene in Ghana and West Africa at large is more exciting than ever. From the GH hip-hop of the mid-‘90s to today’s nu-school after passing through the hiplife years, the style has made millions of adepts, followers and sales, continually re-shaping itself while always...
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