All posts by Marco Canepari

Interview: She’koyokh (November 2014)

Interview: She’koyokh (November 2014)

Thirteen years ago during the traditional Sunday market in Columbia Road a London-based ensemble amazed the passers-by with their lively and up-tempo klezmer music. Today She’Koyokh’s busking days are over and the band is finally considered one of London’s musical gems. We seized the chance during their Rich Mix gig,...
Review: Sondorgo @ Bishopsgate Institute (London, 28th November 2014)

Review: Sondorgo @ Bishopsgate Institute (London, 28th November 2014)

Within few minutes of the doorman closing the doors Bishopsgate Institute was transported to the main square of the small Hungarian town of Szentendre during the annual Festival. The main event’s star performers were three brothers, Áron, Benjamin and Dávid Eredics, one of their cousins Salamon Eredics and one of...
Interview: Simo Lagnawi (November 2014)

Interview: Simo Lagnawi (November 2014)

“I’m trying to bring gnawa music to this country. I’m trying to let people know what this music is all about.” Few musicians have dedicated their life and career to one musical style as Simo Lagnawi is doing with gnawa, the traditional Moroccan music that was originally carried to North...
Interview: Nomad Collective (Oct 2014)

Interview: Nomad Collective (Oct 2014)

We caught up with Nomad Collective during the shoot of their promo video last month to talk to them about their band With a crispy album just released and an oncoming “world” tour on the horizon, Nomad Collective is a name you are going to hear again and again and,...
Interview: Amira Kheir (October 2014)

Interview: Amira Kheir (October 2014)

We met Amira Kheir one week before her performance at the cross-cultural music Festival LIFEM and she brought some musical colour to the grey of a quintessential London Autumn day. Despite everyone insisting on referring to Amira Kheir as a diva she is miles away from that archetype. She is...
Interview & Review: Bombino @ Union Chapel (London, 19-09-2014)

Interview & Review: Bombino @ Union Chapel (London, 19-09-2014)

After the grand finale with the audience dancing to the unrestrained rhythms of the desert, then after the standing ovation I finally decided to ask Bombino’s tour manager for the set-list. “I checked on stage but couldn’t find one” I said. “I know” he answered. “Bombino doesn’t usually write a...
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