Tag Archives: Folk

London Gig Guide (December 2019)

London Gig Guide (December 2019)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some...
Album Review: Mateo Kingman – Astro [AYA Records; July 2019]
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Album Review: Mateo Kingman – Astro [AYA Records; July 2019]

‘Negative capability’ was a concept English Romantic poet John Keats used to describe a writer’s capacity to abandon certainty and – in pursuit of an artistic vision – venture off into the unknown. Taking a journey to Ixtlan rather than returning to Ithaka is what Mateo Kingman’s Astro is all...
Preview: Minyo Crusaders @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Monday 11th November 2019)

Preview: Minyo Crusaders @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Monday 11th November 2019)

When opposites attract. Take possibly the most traditional expression of Japanese folk music (min’yō), blend it with worlds apart styles like reggae, cumbia and afrobeat, add tons of groove, and you’ll have one of the most exciting bands around, Minyo Crusaders. The Tokyo-based ensemble is a joy-to-the-ear music miracle. Back...
Visions of Sound – October 2019

Visions of Sound – October 2019

Every month, we bring you a collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Preview: Altin Gün @ XOYO (London; Wednesday 11th September 2019)

Preview: Altin Gün @ XOYO (London; Wednesday 11th September 2019)

Can a Dutch band sound quintessentially and vintage Turkish? Join Altin Gün on 11th September at Xoyo, and you will board a direct time machine to Istanbul in the early 70s, when the so-called Anadolu Rock and Psych were intoxicating Turkish music listeners. The Amsterdam-based band is indeed able to...
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