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Interview: Juanita Euka  – ‘Music, It’s a Trip’ (April 2022)

Interview: Juanita Euka – ‘Music, It’s a Trip’ (April 2022)

The end of March saw Juanita Euka release her first self-penned album called Mabanzo with Strut Records. Meaning ‘Thoughts’ in Lingala, it’s a sonic pot of musings. It’s laden with hooks and ever so danceable with a mix of Afro-Latino influence from soukous and son, to rumba and hip-hop.  She spells...
Album Review: Bandua – Bandua [Frente Bolivarista; February 2022]
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Album Review: Bandua – Bandua [Frente Bolivarista; February 2022]

In this thoughtful and heartfelt offering, Portuguese duo Bandua rework local folklore for a modern audience. Deep grooves and downtempo electronica interweave with traditional instruments, songs and stories on timeless themes of revelation, transformation and human expression. It’s a self-proclaimed love letter to their home, and it’s easy to fall...
News: A Call for Present and Future “Womexicans”

News: A Call for Present and Future “Womexicans”

It’s only March, but we are already looking forward to October for another Womex! The 2022 edition, which is going to happen in Lisbon between the 19th and 23rd of October, has recently announced its legendary 7 Samurai who will form the Official Jury and start to define another amazing programme of showcases, DJ-sets, film screenings, conferences, mentoring...