Tag Archives: Highlife

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.33 – Area Boys

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.33 – Area Boys

Area Boys – Palmwine Guitars and Ngoma Rhythms Area Boys are taking you back in time, opening the vault for a special selection of our best classic dancefloor fillers. A journey through the African continent, starting in featuring mesmerising Highlife from by the legend and innovator Eric Agyeman and Hedzoleh Soundz...
Preview: Mogadisco @ The Yard (London, 3rd February 2017)

Preview: Mogadisco @ The Yard (London, 3rd February 2017)

On Friday 3rd February, the four musical collectors behind Mogadisco return to The Yard in Hackney Wick for their first party of the year – and the first in a series of events that will take place around London in the upcoming months. Since 2012, the collective has brought its...
Your Ticket to… Highlife

Your Ticket to… Highlife

Originating in Ghana but with roots also placed firmly in Nigeria, Highlife music has had a major impact on modern African music since its birth in the 1920’s. Originally performed in small clubs and on street corners by brass bands, musicians gradually began incorporating vocals and jazz elements, usually driven...
Interview: Ibibio Sound Machine (January 2016)

Interview: Ibibio Sound Machine (January 2016)

Ahead of their Passing Clouds gig last weekend, we caught up with Ibibio Sound Machine front woman, Eno Williams, to have a chat about the bands origins and the sounds and artists who drive them the most. London born Eno originally hailing from Nigeria, formed Ibibio with fellow bandmates/producers Max Grunhard,...
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