Tag Archives: Orchestra Baobab

Preview: La Linea Festival 2018 (London; 20th to 30th April 2018)

Preview: La Linea Festival 2018 (London; 20th to 30th April 2018)

We’re almost there, just a few more days and La Linea Festival will “Latinise” London once again. With its 2018 edition, the music series, organized by ¡Como No! will reach its coming of age: 18 years dedicated to supporting, celebrating and spreading Latin music around London. It will keep on fulfilling its...
Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 50 songs)

Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 50 songs)

In times of end-of-year charts, top ten lists, ‘top of’ and ‘best of’, we’ve preferred to keep things as inclusive and smooth as possible, so we have simply “listened back” to 2017 and summed up what our speakers, headphones and earphones have played the most. Enjoy our 2017 in music...
Interview: Orchestra Baobab (September 2017)

Interview: Orchestra Baobab (September 2017)

Senégalese group Orchestra Baobab is a legend in its own lifetime, influencing generations of musicians and entertaining countless Afro-Cuban music lovers. Despite ups and downs in the group’s forty-five year history these dynamic and virtuosic musicians have continued to produce groundbreaking new music. Their latest album, Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng (World...
Your Ticket to… Soukous

Your Ticket to… Soukous

Soukous (a term derived from the French secousse or ‘to shake’) came to life in those years, blending together the rich local folk repertoire with the appealing Caribbean beats. In the following decades, the style grew up exponentially. It ramped up its tempo and, being “born to be danced to”,...
Visions of Sound – May 2017

Visions of Sound – May 2017

We’ve partnered with Mundo FM Collective // Grovalization Radio to bring you a monthly 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: Orchestra Baobab @ Roundhouse (London, 31st January 2017)

Preview: Orchestra Baobab @ Roundhouse (London, 31st January 2017)

In the Round Music Series is back at the Roundhouse with the usual line up, brimming with quality acts representing traditions which are worlds apart. On the 31st of January, the Camden venue will host one of the highlights of the festival, welcoming emblematic Senegalese ensemble Orchestra Baobab. The orchestra...
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