Tag Archives: Ghana

News: Record Store Days 2018 – The Magnificent Seven

News: Record Store Days 2018 – The Magnificent Seven

They say that it won’t save local music shops or independent labels, but for a day they’re finally and deservedly the centre of attention. That’s why Record Store Day has had and is still having a positive impact on the music scene, whatever its genre. For the 11th year in...
Preview: GRRRL @ Archspace (London; Tuesday 10th April 2018)

Preview: GRRRL @ Archspace (London; Tuesday 10th April 2018)

Even if named recalling the late 1990s Riot Grrrl movement, GRRRL goes far beyond the usual punk and feminist boundaries. The entirely female-powered band going on stage at Archspace on the 10th of April gives a 360˚ perspective on its inclusive aims, gathering its inspiration and creativity from all four...
Event Review: Womad 2017 (Malmesbury, 30th July 2017)

Event Review: Womad 2017 (Malmesbury, 30th July 2017)

This year, we only got a glimpse of the music bonanza offered by the Womad UK weekend. Our stay in Malmesbury consisted of a hit-and-run or a ‘toccata-and-fugue’, in-keeping with the musical topic, and saw us pay a visit to Charlton Park on the last day of the event. Still,...
Interview: Bex Burch – Vula Viel (June 2017)

Interview: Bex Burch – Vula Viel (June 2017)

Even for a music scene as varied and unpredictable as London’s, Vula Viel are an exception. It might already be surprising to meet, listen to and enjoy a band comprised of London born and bred musicians playing traditional Ghanaian music. If you add the fact that they play that music...