15/02/2020 - 16/02/2020 9:00 pm - 1:30 am Dur Dur Band of Somalia X Parasang Collective Space 289, London
16/06/2019 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm Dur-Dur Band + Animanz The Jazz Cafe, London
Broken beats and brass accents start playing in anticipation of the return of Gilles Peterson’s annual Worldwide Awards. A venerable scout for the tastiest emerging global music, label and radio owner Peterson never fails to satisfy the palettes of the ticketed audience with a mix of his best picks of...
Preview: Dur Dur Live – Volume 1 and Volume 2 Launch Party @ Redon (London; Saturday 15 September 2018)
London welcomes the legendary Dur-Dur Band to one of its more intimate East London venues in mid-September; a show that could have taken place at The Jazz Café, Rich Mix or any of the bigger venues that dominate London’s global music scene, will be taking place at Redon, a small...
Album Review: Dur-Dur Band – Volume 1, Volume 2 & Previously Unreleased Tracks [14 September 2018; Analog Africa]
During the 1980s, Somalia was in turmoil. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, a disillusioned population, and a tiring dictatorship, the 1980s became the beginning of the end for President Said Barres’ regime, which had been in place since 1969. Despite all of this, the Mogadishu disco scene was...
15/09/2018 - 16/09/2018 10:00 pm - 4:00 am Dur Dur Band LIVE: Volume 1 and Volume 2 launch party Redon, London