Described as representing the golden era of Somalian music, their sound can certainly feel nostalgic, sometimes with warming reggae rhythms, often with disco-esque keys and saxophone, and always with a very deep grooving bass guitar, such as in ‘Dooyo’ and ‘Diinleeya’.
Certainly, a very exciting and rare concert, guaranteed to move emotions and feet.
Furthermore, there is another rare chance to catch London-based band Animanz, who are supporting them. They released their debut on Tru Thoughts Records, and represent a London-based fusion sound. I managed to catch them play at London Remixed Festival, mixing their various funky influences, and was completely blown away by their energy and sheer irritable grooves.
At Rich Mix, you are welcomed with warm and friendly hospitality by smiling staff, that it truly resonates throughout the evening, and throughout the venue. Saturday evening at the London Remixed Festival was no exception. The main room, Tropicarnival, (curated by the legendary Wormfood! and Movimientos), was fittingly decked with…