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Preview: Focus Festival @ Rich Mix (London, 2nd June 2017)

Preview: Focus Festival @ Rich Mix (London, 2nd June 2017)

We know that, when it comes to music, the people at Focus Organization love to do things good and proper, but this time they went the whole hog. They wanted to pay homage to African and African diaspora musical traditions, all (or most) of them. Since that wouldn’t be possible...
Album Review: Tamikrest – Kidal [Glitterbeat Records, 17th March 2017]
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Album Review: Tamikrest – Kidal [Glitterbeat Records, 17th March 2017]

For Glitterbeat Records, Tamikrest’s Kidal represents the perfect balance between the rock and meditative elements. The importance given to the message in the Tamashek language expresses the concerns of a marginalised people. The Tuareg people have a long history of hardship, oppression and insane control of political, economic and religious...
Preview: IOSONOUNCANE @ The Finsbury (London, 30th May 2017)

Preview: IOSONOUNCANE @ The Finsbury (London, 30th May 2017)

IOSONOUNCANE is the solo project of Italian musician Jacopo Incani. His album DIE, released over two years ago, has been widely acclaimed by Italian critics and music fans alike, and after a successful tour in his home country, it will finally be performed in venues around the rest of Europe,...
News: Superhero Run – Regent’s Park (May 2017)

News: Superhero Run – Regent’s Park (May 2017)

Totally unrelated to music, other than one of our new reviewers, Sarah Stonedale, took part in the Superhero Run, last Sunday. Despite having two disabilities, she ran with her children and dressed as spider woman for Woman’s Trust and so far has raised nearly £500!  Woman’s Trust provides lifesaving therapy...
Preview: Amadou & Mariam @ Koko (London, 24th May 2017)

Preview: Amadou & Mariam @ Koko (London, 24th May 2017)

It will be on a Wednesday instead of dimanche (Sunday) and will happen in London (at Koko) instead of Bamako, but you can be safe and sound that djembes, n’doulous, baras and n’tamas will resonate all around Koko regardless. Amadou & Mariam are well and truly back, and ready to perform...
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