Tag Archives: Ghana

News: Record Store Days 2018 – The Magnificent Seven

News: Record Store Days 2018 – The Magnificent Seven

They say that it won’t save local music shops or independent labels, but for a day they’re finally and deservedly the centre of attention. That’s why Record Store Day has had and is still having a positive impact on the music scene, whatever its genre. For the 11th year in...
Preview: GRRRL @ Archspace (London; Tuesday 10th April 2018)

Preview: GRRRL @ Archspace (London; Tuesday 10th April 2018)

Even if named recalling the late 1990s Riot Grrrl movement, GRRRL goes far beyond the usual punk and feminist boundaries. The entirely female-powered band going on stage at Archspace on the 10th of April gives a 360˚ perspective on its inclusive aims, gathering its inspiration and creativity from all four...
Review: Womad 2017 (Malmesbury, 30th July 2017)

Review: Womad 2017 (Malmesbury, 30th July 2017)

This year, we only got a glimpse of the music bonanza offered by the Womad UK weekend. Our stay in Malmesbury consisted of a hit-and-run or a ‘toccata-and-fugue’, in-keeping with the musical topic, and saw us pay a visit to Charlton Park on the last day of the event. Still,...
Interview: Bex Burch – Vula Viel (June 2017)

Interview: Bex Burch – Vula Viel (June 2017)

Even for a music scene as varied and unpredictable as London’s, Vula Viel are an exception. It might already be surprising to meet, listen to and enjoy a band comprised of London born and bred musicians playing traditional Ghanaian music. If you add the fact that they play that music...
Interview: K.O.G. & The Zongo Brigade

Interview: K.O.G. & The Zongo Brigade

K.O.G & the Zongo Brigade is Afro-fusion in the truest sense of the word: “you can call us Afrofusionists! Think about African music and fuse it with every other genre you know in the world” said Kweku, founder member of the band, in our recent interview. He originally comes from...
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