Tag Archives: Tony Allen

Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air – February 2018

Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air – February 2018

  Rhythm Passport holders, SOAS Radio listeners after a few months of silence Rhythm Passport on Air is back to guide you throughout this month’s best music happenings in London!    Tracklist: Intro: Mano Negra – “La Vida” from Casa Babylon (Virgin France; 1994) GoGo Penguin: “Raven” from A Humdrum Star (Blue Note Records; 2018) Khruangbin:...
Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 50 songs)

Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 50 songs)

In times of end-of-year charts, top ten lists, ‘top of’ and ‘best of’, we’ve preferred to keep things as inclusive and smooth as possible, so we have simply “listened back” to 2017 and summed up what our speakers, headphones and earphones have played the most. Enjoy our 2017 in music...
Album Review: Tony Allen – The Source [Blue Note Records]
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Album Review: Tony Allen – The Source [Blue Note Records]

Hot on the heels of his highly acclaimed EP, A Tribute To Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers, drumming legend Tony Allen returns with his wonderfully crafted jazz LP, The Source. Having never truly explored the genre before, Allen has married jazz with his first love, afrobeat, the results of...