The most tropical weekend of the year is upon us! So, if you haven’t already, pack your tent, sunscreen and fun appetite, and head for Mount Pleasant Ecological Park.
From Friday 13th to Sunday 15th July, Tropical Pressure festival will drop its cargo of Latin, Caribbean, West, East and Central African vibes on the tip of the Cornish coast for a four-day event that will juice up your summer.
Samuel Mota - Guitarras, banjo, synths, samples e programações.
Rodrigo Barata - Bateria, bateria eletrônica e samples
Macaxeira Acioli - Percussão, percussão eletrônica e samples.
Realização: Libertem Barrabás! Filmes, Tao Luz e Movimento, Frame Cinema Digital, Yucca Frita Produções Culturais, Tamareira Cultura e Arte
Patrocínio: Hiper Espaço e Financiamento Coletivo por meio do Catarse
Apoio Cultural: Cervejaria Criolina, Planalto Transporte e Supermercados Big Box
Elenco: Rodrigo Barata, Macaxeira Acioli, Samuel Mota, Oga Julia, Max Panconesi
Direção: André Miranda
Consultoria Criativa : Oriol Barberà
Roteiro: André Miranda e Tâmara Habka
Coordenação de Produção: Tâmara Habka
Produção: Isabela Franco
Produção de Locação: Larissa Rolim
Assistente de Produção: Luna Moreno/ Sandra Cardoso/ Luan Autuori/ Regina Pahl
Assistente de Direção: Alessandro Resende
Direção de Fotografia: André Miranda
Foquista: Flavio Chacal Geromel
2º Assistente de Câmera: Rafael Vieira
Eletricista/Maquinista: Wilha Dimpa
Still: Thais Mallon
Making Off: Julia Nogueira
Direção de Arte: Tâmara Habka
Figurino: Raoni Vieira
Maquiagem: Ana Pieroni
Cenotécnica: Odmar Miranda e Carmen Santiago
Assistente de Arte: Luan Autuori
Assistente de Figurino: Leo Lima
Confecção de figurinos: Rosangela Ferrugem e Ray Mendel
Edição: André Miranda
Efeitos Especiais e finalização: Rodrigo Senna
Colorização: Isabela Padilha
Consultoria em artes marciais: Caio de Miranda
Dublês: Caio Miranda, Camila Alencar e Indy Muñoz
Performance - 3 July 2016
Originally from the Swahili-speaking part of Eastern Congo, Les Mangelepa have released more than 13 albums and penned some of East Africa’s best-loved songs. The band was formed as an offshoot of Orchestre Baba National of Baba Gaston, which first arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 1972 and soon started recording with the Tanzania Film Company and another label called Sindimba. In 1973 they boarded an OTC bus to Nairobi to record.
Once in the Kenyan capital, after playing for some time with Baba Gaston at the Inn on the Park restaurant at Uhuru Park and composing 'Kakolele Viva Christmas', the talented youngsters abandoned their mentor and formed Orchestre Les Mangelepa in 1976. Their name comes from 'Mangelepa', a dance that had been invented by founding member Kabanze Evany while still in Gaston's band.
The group's growing popularity in Kenya attracted other Congolese bands and before long there was cut-throat competition in Nairobi between Les Mangelepa, Les Kinois, Super Mazembe, and Viva Makale. Their ongoing success is testament to the influence of Congolese music on Kenya’s music scene, particularly in terms of. They were at the centre of the East Africa Rumba sound, in contrast to the Congolese soukous that dominated African pop music in the 1980s and 90s.
Orchestre Les Mangelepa have thrilled fans throughout the region - including Zambia, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania - by churning out hits such as ‘Embakasi’, ‘Maindusa’, ‘Walter’ and ‘Safari ya Mangelepa’. Their brilliant arrangements and superbly crafted songs have kept legions dancing to their beat, aided by guitars, brass and vocal harmonies.
Soundspecies' afro-cuban format live at the Total Refreshment Centre, 2018
Soundspecies rehearsing for their upcoming show at Village Underground (23rd April, 2018)
The song they are performing is ‘Meme’ from their recent album ‘Soundspecies and Ache Meyi’ on MANANA//Records
Luzmira Zerpa - Vocals
Randy Lester - Congas
Nathaniel Keen - Guitar
AWALÉ performing Mulatu of their debut album Just Have To Grow, UK release May 28th 2012.
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Vocals: Badiaa Bouhrizi
Guitar : Thibaut Remy
Congas : Oreste Noda
Tenor Sax : Ben Somers
Trumpet : Joe Auckland
Bass : Will Collier
Drums : Ben Reynolds
Timbales, Shekere : Jozef Berk
Recorded in London at the Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen on March 14th 2012 by yougig.co and Miguan Ascanio
Mixed and edited by saltfishaudio.co.uk
ITACARAÍ (Single 2017):
Music by Tuca Milan written in Tupi-Guarani words.
Arranged by Let Drum Beat
On the video:
Alba - Guitar & Ganza
Bea - Caxixis
Lizzie - Caixa do Divino
Tuca - Caixa do Divino
On the original soundtrack ITACARAI:
Alba Cabral: Vocal, Acoustic Guitar, Gungas, Ganza.
Bea Shantifa: Vocal
Lizzie Ogle: Vocal.
Marta Riccardi: Electric Bass
Tuca Milan: Vocal, Caixa do Divino, Gungas, Caxixi, Agogo, Xequere, Sementes & field recording in Sao Paulo.
Recorded by David Bryceland at Stables Studio - London / UK 2016
Mixed & Mastered by Enrico de Paoli - RJ / Brazil.
Filmed by Tatu Mantovani.
Edited by Anand Singh
Logo by Prila Paiva - Estudio OcaHaru - SP / Brazil.
DAKAR AUDIO CLUB performs the song "SOSSUL MA" for BalconyTV.
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PRESENTED BY MATT CALDER
Genre transcending ..A mix of traditional Malian Blues ,Soukouss , Highlife and Reggae but also modern sounds.. in a nutshell inspired by the sounds you would hear on a crackly transistor radio walking the streets of Dakar , Lagos or Banjul. Highlights of our journey so far include Supporting Misty in Roots UK tour at Exeter Phoenix , Headlining Exeter Respect Festival's Acoustic Tent , Brisfest 2013 , Worldbeat @ Timepiece. Our music has featured on BBC Introducing , BBC Radio Devon and Phonic FM , Beautiful Days 2014 , Supporting Baka Beyond at Exeter Phoenix , Exeter Respect Mainstage , Bradninch Festival.
CREDITS / SPONSORS
Camera - Cate Calder
Audio / Post Production - Big Tree. www.bigtreestudio.co.uk
Thanks to Rhys and staff at Samuel Jones, Exeter. www.samueljonesexeter.co.uk
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Pollito Boogaloo - Cumbia @ St. James Tavern, Brighton, 27/02/2011
Pollito Boogaloo - Cumbia
Live at St. Jame's Tavern, Brighton, UK on 27 Feb 2011
Pollito Boogaloo (little dancing chicken) play afro-colombian roots music drawing from classic 60s cumbia, vallenato and puya and mixing in a little dub and some Haitian voodoo!
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In this video: Rafael Berrio - el cantante, Nigel Broderick - el accordeonista, Simon C. Russell - el bajista, Chris Taylor - el conguero.
Pollito Boogaloo performs at St James Tavern in Brighton's Kemp Town on the 2nd and 4th sunday of each month. (2011)