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News: Bandcamp Your Friday, for One Last Time (Friday, 4th December 2020)

News: Bandcamp Your Friday, for One Last Time (Friday, 4th December 2020)

It goes without saying that we will miss Bandcamp Fridays… Today, till midnight (Pacific Time), is indeed the last appointment with one of our favourite initiatives meant to support and bring some well-deserved fee-free income to the pocketsof labels and musicians. So, to celebrate the 10th Bandcamp Friday of this...
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...
Your Ticket To… Benga

Your Ticket To… Benga

Kenya is rich in musical history, from the much loved taarab through to caracha and more recently cumulating reggae and even rock scenes. Stripping Kenyan music back to its origins however, reveals the culture shifting style of benga, a beautiful finger and thumb guitar style originating in Eastern Kenya in...
Your ticket to… Soukous

Your ticket to… Soukous

Deriving from the French term, ‘secousse’ literally meaning ‘to shake’, Soukous music has a simple aim, to make the people dance. Originating in Congo, Soukous spread its rhythms throughout Africa, eventually capturing the hearts and dancefloors of London and Paris in the 80’s, with Paris based musicians such as the...