Tag Archives: African Music

Playlist: Awalé (June 2019)

Playlist: Awalé (June 2019)

Since 2009, Awalé represents one of the best embodiments of London’s cultural diversity and richness. But it’s in the last two years, through the collaboration between Senegalese singer Biram Seck and French guitarist Thibaut Remy, that the seven-piece band has strengthened its characteristic sound built on Pan-African styles like afrobeat, Ethio-funk, soukous and desert...
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol. 52 – Irmãos Makossa

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol. 52 – Irmãos Makossa

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> View Irmãos Makossa bio here “This mix is the reflection of the work that Irmãos Makossa have been doing for the last 10 years in Portugal, which is showing...
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...
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.33 – Area Boys

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.33 – Area Boys

Area Boys – Palmwine Guitars and Ngoma Rhythms Area Boys are taking you back in time, opening the vault for a special selection of our best classic dancefloor fillers. A journey through the African continent, starting in featuring mesmerising Highlife from by the legend and innovator Eric Agyeman and Hedzoleh Soundz...
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