All posts by Marco Canepari

Preview: Kongo Dia Ntotila @ Rich Mix (London; Thursday 24th May 2018)

Preview: Kongo Dia Ntotila @ Rich Mix (London; Thursday 24th May 2018)

Kinshasa’s calling! On Thursday, Haile Music and Rich Mix will host a quintessential Congolese music night, presenting Kongo Dia Ntotila on the Shoreditch venue’s stage. The London-based band, formed by Kinshasa-born Mulele Matondo (vocals and bass) and David Lessie (drums), plus British John Kelly (guitar), Will Scott and Mike Soper (trumpets),...
Preview: The Turbans UK Tour (UK-wide; 12th April to 26th May 2018)

Preview: The Turbans UK Tour (UK-wide; 12th April to 26th May 2018)

Forget about the words ‘gig’, ‘concert’, and ‘music performance’, The Turbans’ live shows are parties: flaming, rutilant and exhilarating events. It couldn’t be otherwise when it comes to a band that displays such fast BPMs and energies when on stage. Throughout the next two months, they will liven up and...
Preview: Red Baraat @ Rich Mix (London; Monday 7th May 2018)

Preview: Red Baraat @ Rich Mix (London; Monday 7th May 2018)

There’s no escape from the mighty beat of the dhol. That’s why Red Baraat‘s gig at Rich Mix on the 7th May will blow you and the Shoreditch venue away. The 8-piece band from Brooklyn, with roots firmly planted in the North Indian tradition and a brass section loud enough...
Preview: La Yegros @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Tuesday 15th May 2018)

Preview: La Yegros @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Tuesday 15th May 2018)

It was July 2013 when La Yegros started to heat us up with her warm sound enlightened by tropical grooves, relentless Northern Argentinian rhythms and psychedelic tones. Since then, since the release of her debut album Viene de Mi, ‘la reina de la electrocumbia’ (The Queen of the electro-cumbia) has...
Visions of Sound – April 2018

Visions of Sound – April 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: <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>&amp;amp;amp;lt;span...
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