Here’s a brand new episode of our Rhythm Passport On Air podcast in collaboration with SOAS Radio. This month, we reached Pedro Coquenão, also known as Batida, by phone in Lisbon, and we had an intense and interesting chat about several topics.
From his recent participation in Africa Express: The Circus and the impact of the project, to even more momentous issues like race and xenophobia, and from IKOQWE, his latest collaborative music venture together with Angolan singer/songwriter Ikonoklasta, to inevitably talking about his roots and his unlimited passion for music.
Enjoy and allow yourself a sip of the world (notes and words) of Batida!
Batida – Bazuka [from Batida; Soundway Records; 2012]
Batida – Tirei O Chapéu (feat. Ikonoklasta) [from Batida; Soundway Records; 2012]
Batida – The Almost Perfect DJ Intro [from Batida Apresenta: The Almost Perfect Dj Vol. 1; Da Lata; 2018]
Spaceboys & Batida – Moonshrine (feat. Kalaf) [from Batida Apresenta: The Almost Perfect Dj Vol. 1; Da Lata; 2018]