Tag Archives: Sands Films

Preview: Hanitra @ Sands Films (London, 19th July 2017)

Preview: Hanitra @ Sands Films (London, 19th July 2017)

If you know a bit about Madagascar and its culture, you should also have heard about Hanitra. Because if South Africa had Miriam Makeba, Cape Verde has Cesaria Evora and Benin has Angelique Kidjo, it’s fair to say that Madagascar resounds to Hanitra’s chords. Since her debut, in the late...
Preview: Wood Essence Trio @ Sands Films (London, 7th June 2017)

Preview: Wood Essence Trio @ Sands Films (London, 7th June 2017)

Wood Essence Trio may well be a brand new project, set in motion by Phaxsi Coca, Camilo Menjura and Diego Laverde just a few months ago, but its roots go back centuries, unearthing the intense and fascinating history of Bolivian, Peruvian, Colombian and Venezuelan music. From the indigenous souls of...
Preview: Errol Linton @ Sands Film (London, 16th November 2016)

Preview: Errol Linton @ Sands Film (London, 16th November 2016)

When you listen to Errol Linton’s voice and mellow atmospheres that his harmonica creates, the first things that come to your mind are Delta blues, Mississippi and “The Most Southern Place on Earth”. And even if you perfectly know that blues can be played and is reinterpreted in the four...
Interview: Namvula @ Sands Films (London, 6th April 2016)

Interview: Namvula @ Sands Films (London, 6th April 2016)

On April 6th, I ventured out to Rotherhithe in the South-Eastern corner of London to meet Namvula, a half-Zambian, half-Scottish musician whose 2014 debut album Shiwezwa received a wave of enthusiastic praise from the press. We meet as she waits to play an intimate set at a gig organised by...
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