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Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #87 – Ant aka A-Tweed

Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #87 – Ant aka A-Tweed

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 #86 – Kaleema

Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #86 – Kaleema

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: Santrofi – Alewa [Outhere Records; April 2020]
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Album Review: Santrofi – Alewa [Outhere Records; April 2020]

Here to revive the golden era of highlife, box-fresh 8-piece Santrofi bridge the mid-century sound of Ghana with polished afrobeat and an azonto attitude (more on that later.) Assembled around bass player Emmanuel Ofori, whose credentials include playing with elders Ebo Taylor, and Pat Thomas and Kwashibu Area Band, the...

Playlists & Mixes

Playlist: Radio Krimi’s Catch of the Month (June 2020)

Playlist: Radio Krimi’s Catch of the Month (June 2020)

With so much good music being published and uploaded every month, we constantly find hard to keep up with all the releases. Luckily, “we get by with a little help from our friends”… We are more than thrilled to welcome and introduce you to Chamonix-based online radio, record label, DJs...
Playlist: Shniece McMenamin – Her “Disco Deceptions” (June 2020)

Playlist: Shniece McMenamin – Her “Disco Deceptions” (June 2020)

You might have “met” her and listened to her voice thanks to her collaborations with nothing less than Prince Fatty (“Deep Sleep“) Omar, Mungos Hi-Fi, The Last Poets or opening for and supporting the likes of Chaka Kahn, Chic & Nile Rodgers, Sister Sledge, Incognito and Aswad Now (tomorrow to be...
News: Explore the “Berlin Bazzar” (June 2020)

News: Explore the “Berlin Bazzar” (June 2020)

We are always happy to spread the word about new “global” realities and projects whenever we can because it’s always a blessing when new ones spring up enlivening the interest in a particular region of the world with their passion and dedication. Berlin Bazzar, which has launched its first issue...
Interview: Bukky Leo – The Afrobeat Time Traveller (June 2020)

Interview: Bukky Leo – The Afrobeat Time Traveller (June 2020)

There are only a bunch of musicians who can claim to embody the history and evolution of a music style. Bukky Leo is part of this restricted club. His career and possibly life are indeed manifestations of afrobeat. So much so that, if you’d like to approach the quintessential Nigerian...
Article: How to Improve the Violin Tone (May 2020)

Article: How to Improve the Violin Tone (May 2020)

While the violin is considered as one of the most common musical instruments being played, they sometimes leave a bad review because of its sharp and grating-like sound. Aside from checking out good quality violins and properly maintaining it, there are other ways to improve your violin tone.  Here are...
News: Sounds and Colours – 10 Years Anniversary Compilation

News: Sounds and Colours – 10 Years Anniversary Compilation

In times when culture and music online magazines’ lifespan is shorter than the one of a fly, to enjoy for 10 years the words, sounds, pictures and videos of a reference like Sounds and Colours is a real blessing. Since 2010, the Latin-American focussed website has guided us (and arguably...
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