Tag Archives: London

Preview: The Kondi Band @ The Forge (London, 23rd April 2016)

Preview: The Kondi Band @ The Forge (London, 23rd April 2016)

The Kondi Band is the result of the coming together of Sierra Leonian blind kondi (thumb piano) player and singer Sorie Kondi and Rio-based electronic producer Chief Boima, himself part Sierra Leonian. When Chief Boima stumbled upon Sorie’s ‘Without Money No Family’ video, he made a remix of it, which...
Preview: La Linea Festival (London, 17th – 28th April 2016)

Preview: La Linea Festival (London, 17th – 28th April 2016)

As it’s happening since 2001, for ten days in April, London sounds and plays Latino. The responsibility rests on ¡COMO NO! which, 15 years ago, started to organise one of the most chéveres Festivals of the London music scene. La Linea has indeed brought to the British capital some of the finest,...
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...
Review: Omar Souleyman @ Koko (London, 16th March 2016)

Review: Omar Souleyman @ Koko (London, 16th March 2016)

Sometimes you can’t believe your eyes. It’s hard to explain how certain musical styles can cross physical and cultural borders and spread around the world. For instance, Omar Souleyman’s performance at Camden’s Koko (part of Convergence Festival) was just such an experience, bringing together one-thousand five-hundred people to dance for an hour to...