Tag Archives: Fela Kuti

Preview: Antibalas @ Jazz Cafe (London; Friday 19th April 2019)

Preview: Antibalas @ Jazz Cafe (London; Friday 19th April 2019)

Antibalas bring the energy of afrobeat and jazz, and the fire of funk and dub, modelled from Fela Kuti’s band, Africa 70. The afrobeat orchestra are celebrating their twentieth year as a band on Daptone Records at London’s Jazz Cafe. Although well versed in their original songs, which blend all...
Playlist: Bosq (July 2018)

Playlist: Bosq (July 2018)

Hard to believe that one of the most sought-after DJs and producers in the global beats scene is going to make his debut behind a London DJ deck only on Friday. Thanks to Bustin’ Loose, Bosq will finally perform his long-awaited first show in the British capital in two days’ time at...
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.60 – Panda Palm

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.60 – Panda Palm

 View Panda Palm bio here Panda Palm is a musical collaboration between Luke Martin and Lena Chevrollier, two Manchester-based DJs and producers. The duo is part of the world music DJ collective Me Gusta with whom they’ve been musically exploring the continents to provide an array of inspiring gems...
Interview: Seun Kuti – Black Times Are Now! (February 2018)

Interview: Seun Kuti – Black Times Are Now! (February 2018)

If anyone can claim the title of ‘afrobeat Ambassador’, it would be Seun Kuti. The youngest son of Fela Kuti and hereditary leader of the Egypt 80 is the bridge between his father’s role as afrobeat pioneer and the more contemporary metamorphosis and migrations of the Nigerian style. On Friday, Seun...
Playlist: Family Atlantica (May 2017)

Playlist: Family Atlantica (May 2017)

Ever wondered where the intoxicating sound of Family Atlantica comes from? We asked Luzmira Zerpa and Jack Yglesias (founder members of the band) to share with us some of their music influences and inspirations and the following video playlist is a journey to discover el ritmo de la Familia! Don’t miss the opportunity to...
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