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Visions of Sound – October 2017

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:

Playlist: Sola Akingbola – Songs and Sensibilities (October 2017)

It doesn’t happen every day to have the honour of featuring an exclusive playlist curated by one of the finest percussionists around. So, we’re more than thrilled to present a selection of tunes compiled for us by Sola Akingbola. Percussionist of Jamiroquai, band leader of Critical Mass, the Nigerian musician dedicated his...

Your Ticket To… Afropop (by Rita Ray)

If you’re not used to it, there’s an easy and engaging way to approach to African music and it’s through its most contemporary and popular incarnation: afropop. Afropop is an umbrella term referring to anything and everything in African music. It can be Tunisian or South African, Kenyan or Senegalese,...

Visions of Sound – September 2017

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:

Playlist: The Turbans (September 2017)

Two days to go and The Turbans’ intoxicating, flamboyant and wide-ranging sound will kick off the autumn edition of GOAT‘s Borderless festival at the Theatre Royal in Stratford East. Get ready, put on your dancing shoes and enjoy their video playlist including some of their musical influences and favourite tunes.   “The Turbans are...

Playlist: Simón Mejía – Bomba Estéreo

Tomorrow is the day! Bomba Estéreo and their Electro-cumbia will blow Koko and London away.  Get ready for the most exciting show of the month with an exclusive playlist compiled for us by no other than Bomba Estéreo founder Simón Mejía Watch the full playlist: Track list: ÌFÉ – House of...

Your Ticket to… Soukous

Soukous (a term derived from the French secousse or ‘to shake’) came to life in those years, blending together the rich local folk repertoire with the appealing Caribbean beats. In the following decades, the style grew up exponentially. It ramped up its tempo and, being “born to be danced to”,...

Visions of Sound – August 2017

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:

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