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Visions of Sound – October 2018

Visions of Sound – October 2018

We’ve partnered with Groovalizacion Radio to bring you a monthly 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: 
Playlist: Bixiga 70 (October 2018)

Playlist: Bixiga 70 (October 2018)

Bixiga 70 (who are ready to take London by storm with a show at the Jazz Cafe tonight) have just released one of the best albums of the year for Glitterbeat Records. Titled Quebra Cabeça (‘puzzle’ in English), the work is brimming with Afro-Brazilian rhythms, instrumental far-out creativity and radical attitude. So, we couldn’t help...
Interview: Bokanté – ‘Love, Openness and Empathy’ (October 2018)

Interview: Bokanté – ‘Love, Openness and Empathy’ (October 2018)

A band steeped in societal message, Bokanté strive to bring more awareness to social abstraction and human indifference. Through a cultural exchange and mingling of musical languages, the new group (formed by Snarky Puppy founder Michael League) cover a diverse spectrum of styles. Despite the heavy theme of their lyrics,...
Review: Soothsayers @ Ghost Notes (London; Thursday 4th October 2018)

Review: Soothsayers @ Ghost Notes (London; Thursday 4th October 2018)

The art-splattered walls of an old Peckham car park makes for a fantastically immersive and creative space, that holds all manner of independent businesses and creative hives. On the fifth floor sits Ghost Notes, a trendy music/events venue with a wonderful spectacle view of the tube occasionally whizzing past behind...
Interview: Yazz Ahmed – Inspiring Expirations (September 2018)

Interview: Yazz Ahmed – Inspiring Expirations (September 2018)

I interviewed Yazz Ahmed; the established face of contemporary fusion jazz. Since releasing her debut album in 2011 (Finding My Way Home), Yazz Ahmed has been conquering the scene with her original blend of Arabian maqam scales played on a unique quarter-toned flugelhorn. As well as this, Yazz’s long list...
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