All posts by Paola Laforgia


Preview: Bombino @ The Forge (London, 8th and 9th June 2016)

Preview: Bombino @ The Forge (London, 8th and 9th June 2016)

London Tribes is bringing to London Tuareg guitarist Bombino, presenting to the public his new album Azel. A member of the Tuareg Ifoghas clan, Bombino (stage name of Omara Moctar) came to prominence in 2011, thanks to his album Agadez, that was acclaimed worldwide for it represented desert-rock at its...
Interview: Jambinai (May 2016)

Interview: Jambinai (May 2016)

The South-Korean music scene is much more lively and diverse than one might think. There is much more to it than the dozens of girl and boy-bands in glittery clothing who are to be seen dancing daily on their national TV channels. In the alleys of Hongdae, the Seoul neighbourhood...
Preview: Yeasayer @ Oslo Hackney (London, 10th June 2016)

Preview: Yeasayer @ Oslo Hackney (London, 10th June 2016)

Eat Your Own Ears is bringing Brooklyn band Yeasayer to London on June 10th at Oslo, the bar, club and gig venue two steps away from Hackney Central station. The trio plays something in the middle between experimental rock and psychedelic pop, and often describes its pieces in interesting ways....
Album Review: Family Atlantica – Cosmic Unity [Soundway, 13th May 2016]
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Album Review: Family Atlantica – Cosmic Unity [Soundway, 13th May 2016]

Family Atlantica is ‘London’s musical melting pot at it’s very best’ according to reviews from The Guardian. The band, which consists of London-born multi-instrumentalist Jack Yglesias, Venezuelan vocalist Luzmira Zerpa, and half-Nigerian, half-Ghanian percussionist Kwame Crentsil, started out in an abandoned vicarage in Hackney, East London, before winning fans over with...
Preview: Namvula @ Sands Film (London, 6th April 2016)

Preview: Namvula @ Sands Film (London, 6th April 2016)

After a four months break, Namvula comes back on the stage on April 6th at Sands Films in Rotherhithe for a gig organised by TunedIn London. Half-Zambian half-Scottish, singer-songwriter Namvula blends the African folk and urban traditions with European folk, jazz and Latin rhythms. Her music is unpredictable, and when...