Tag Archives: Afrofuturism

Event Preview: BLK JKS @ MOTH Club (London; Wednesday 22nd June 2022)

Event Preview: BLK JKS @ MOTH Club (London; Wednesday 22nd June 2022)

Considering the richness and diversity of the Jo’burg music scene, it’s not really the most effortless achievement to become one of its most influential acts. Still, Soweto-based quartet BLK JKS, has not only grown into one of the most revered bands burgeoning from the Jozi musical landscape, but from the...
Daily Discovery: Franz Von – Power Be You (Official Video)

Daily Discovery: Franz Von – Power Be You (Official Video)

Check out the brand-new single & video by MC, songwriter and K.O.G. & the Zongo Brigade band member, Franz Von. In ‘Power Be You’, the Yorskshire-based Ghanaian musician follows the Afrofuturist rap steps of Roots Manuva, Little Simz and Kojey Radical to “honour his heritage whilst looking for ways of pushing...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #510 – Behind the Groove

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #510 – Behind the Groove

This week The Selenites Band takes us Behind the Mask to discover their original compositions where Ethiopian music of “Swinging Addis” encounter kraütrock, psychedelic music and afro-jazz, made in France. We also discover more tracks from the second Global Afrobeat Movement compilation, out on NYP Records, including He K Tombe from...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #508 – Afrobeat Unite

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #508 – Afrobeat Unite

After 10 years of making a podcast, it was time for a change. So from now on, every Wednesday at 9am Brussels time, you’ll hear Radio Mukambo live ‘n direct on Radio Panik 105,4 FM from Brussels. Plenty of afrobeat this week with Ogun Afrobeat from Madrid, Spain, delivering our...
Daily Discovery: Fulu Miziki – Bivada ft Sekelembele

Daily Discovery: Fulu Miziki – Bivada ft Sekelembele

Check out ‘Bivada’ the brand-new single by Congolese eco-friendly music warriors Fulu Miziki extracted from their upcoming debut EP, Ngbaka, out in mid-November via Moshi Moshi Music: https://fulumiziki.bandcamp.com/album/ngbaka-ep   “This is for the man who walks without shoes in the middle of the bush to find food for their loved...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #507 – Third Generation Afrobeat

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #507 – Third Generation Afrobeat

The Anthronauts is a Swiss “third-generation” afrobeat band, fed by the music of the ancestors Fela Kuti & Tony Allen as well as by the innovations of second-generation bands like Antibalas. Their self-titled debut album (cd of the week) features the South African singer Nongoma Ndlovu and a dubmix by...
Daily Discovery: ESINAM — DEEP IN MY SOUL (Twilights Live Session)

Daily Discovery: ESINAM — DEEP IN MY SOUL (Twilights Live Session)

  Tomorrow evening, Belgian-Ghanaian singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Esinam will pay a visit to Rich Mix London to present her brand-new album Shapes in Twilights of Infinity, out on W.E.R.F. Records. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy her refined Afrofuturist electro-soul.   Support by the collaborative electro-jazz project Nikitch & Kuna...