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Album Review: Samba Touré – Binga (Glitterbeat Records; April 2021)
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Album Review: Samba Touré – Binga (Glitterbeat Records; April 2021)

Familial and unrefined, Binga encompasses the fundamental sounds of Samba Touré’s heritage. It is named after Samba’s hometown and its focus of thought is rooted deep within his culture. It is the most nostalgic Samba Touré Glitterbeat‘s album to date and also the most intimate, giving Wande a run for its...





Interview: Q&A with Jaubi – Instrumental Preachers (June 2021)

As a matter of fact, “exoticism sells”, so on paper, it might be very hard for a Pakistani band to reach the Western audience featuring spiritual jazz, hip-hop and electronica in their offering.  But that’s not the case for Jaubi, a project launched back in 2013 by four Lahore-based musicians...


Playlist: Elektric Voodoo – California Funky Fusion (June 2021)

Welcome June with some fresh, quality and groovy music courtesy of San Diego-based Elektric Voodoo. The Southern California septet, which moved its first steps back in 2016, have brought new meanings to the psych-rock format. Their inclusive and broad-ranging sound shaped after years spent touring far and wide across the US...






Album Review: João Selva – Navegar [Underdog Records; April 2021]
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Album Review: João Selva – Navegar [Underdog Records; April 2021]

João Selva spent years as an unofficial ambassador for traditional Brazilian music, touring as part of an ensemble across the world before settling in France. Yet it was here, meeting and collaborating with French producer Patchworks, that allowed Selva to tap back into the roots of his musical upbringing. The...