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Preview: Cubafrobeat – Lokkhi Terra meets Dele Sosimi + Kadialy Kouyate @ Woolwich Works (London; Friday 1st October 2021)

Launching an exciting and thought-provoking calendar of events like the Black History Month’s one is a responsibility not easy to face. So, to inaugurate the Woolwich Works series showcasing and celebrating African and Afro-diasporic cultural expressions, there are going to be some of the finest and representative interpreters of those...


Interview: Q&A with ESINAM – New Dawns (September 2021)

Since 2017, we have been lucky to have the opportunity to write about and shine a light on Esinam’s music career following it step-by-step and release-after-release. We started with her very first single (Electric Lady, in partnership with Belgian-Congolese imaginative musician and producer Ibaaku), followed a year later by her...







Album Review: Samba Touré – Binga (Glitterbeat Records; April 2021)
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Album Review: Samba Touré – Binga (Glitterbeat Records; April 2021)

Familial and unrefined, Binga encompasses the fundamental sounds of Samba Touré’s heritage. It is named after Samba’s hometown and its focus of thought is rooted deep within his culture. It is the most nostalgic Samba Touré Glitterbeat‘s album to date and also the most intimate, giving Wande a run for its...




Interview: Q&A with Jaubi – Instrumental Preachers (June 2021)

As a matter of fact, “exoticism sells”, so on paper, it might be very hard for a Pakistani band to reach the Western audience featuring spiritual jazz, hip-hop and electronica in their offering.  But that’s not the case for Jaubi, a project launched back in 2013 by four Lahore-based musicians...


Playlist: Elektric Voodoo – California Funky Fusion (June 2021)

Welcome June with some fresh, quality and groovy music courtesy of San Diego-based Elektric Voodoo. The Southern California septet, which moved its first steps back in 2016, have brought new meanings to the psych-rock format. Their inclusive and broad-ranging sound shaped after years spent touring far and wide across the US...