All posts by Eugenio Giorgianni


Preview: Aswad @ Jazz Cafe (London, 1st October 2016)

Preview: Aswad @ Jazz Cafe (London, 1st October 2016)

Aswad marked the history of British reggae scene from day one. Named after the Arabic word for ‘black’, the band was formed by a bunch of Holland Park School kids of Jamaican origins in Ladbroke Grove, West London, in 1974. The 40-years history of the band follows the raise of...
Interview: Baloji @ Brighton Dome (May 2016)

Interview: Baloji @ Brighton Dome (May 2016)

“This is NOT world music, this is OUR music! You can’t put me in a box just because I’m black! You can’t put me in a box because I’m African and I’m proud of what I am! Brighton, if you are with us, raise your finger!” With these few words,...
Album Review: Lakou Mizik – Wa Di Yo [Cumbancha, 1st April 2016]
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Album Review: Lakou Mizik – Wa Di Yo [Cumbancha, 1st April 2016]

“Lakou Mizik takes in what other people throw away, and makes it sound beautiful for everyone.” This is how Woulele, the youngest member of Lakou Mizik, defines the band: a multigenerational collective of Haitian musicians put together with the support of American producer Zach Niles in the aftermath of the 2010...