Tag Archives: Afro-Fusion

Album Review: Ziminino – Ziminino [INTL BLK; March 2019]
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Album Review: Ziminino – Ziminino [INTL BLK; March 2019]

Bahia, in northern Brazil, is known as being one of the largest hubs for Afro-Americans since the days of slavery. On Ziminino’s self-titled album (newly released on the INTL BLK label), black influences are to be heard in abundance. With the Bolsanaro regime cutting the ground from many Brazilians, Ziminino...
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...
Preview: BCUC @ XOYO (London; Friday 7th June 2019)

Preview: BCUC @ XOYO (London; Friday 7th June 2019)

They were one of the sensations of 2018, and we inevitably lost ourselves in their embracing and entrancing Afro-psychedelia too. That’s because you can’t simply escape BCUC’s unadulterated Sowetan groove; the way they progressively build it, blending vocal melodies with relentless rhythms, and supporting each other throughout 15, even 20-minute-long...
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