We have given away one of the fine Girando Bar?? DVDs featuring live performances of songs from their last album and a revealing documentary extra thingy.Read more "Win an Ojos de Brujo DVD – Competition Closed"
This is not the first afrobeat compilation, nor is it even the first to feature remixes by well-known DJs but you do get an eclectic selection of afrobeat classics and there are big guns aplenty on the remix CD including Paul OakenfoldRead more "V/A – Sound Affects Malmaison (Volume 1 Africa)"
If some recent traditional albums give the listener a feeling of tranquility as if reaching an isolated but welcoming village as dusk settles, Lamp Fall by contrast is like arriving in a bustling city full of unique and chaotic possibilitiesRead more "Cheikh Lo – Lamp Fall"
Flower power is at its peak in Haight Ashbury, the Rolling Stones are answering Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band with their own psychedlic masterpiece and Folonho ‘Ginger’ Johnson releases this long overlooked gem of funky African music in LondonRead more "Ginger Johnson and his African Messengers – African Party"
Charismatic and soulful London-based singer Netsayi gives us a foretaste of her album due out next yearRead more "Netsayi – ‘The Refugee Song’"
Drawing inspiration from Inuit throat singing and traditional music, Canadian François Couture has produced an album of ethnographic ambientRead more "François Couture – Qallunak"
Global music culture’s answer to Franz Ferdinand, Zuba deliver a warm and compelling sound forged in the crucible of Glasgow but composed of elements from around the world on this double A-side single taken from their debut album ZubaRead more "Zuba – ‘Allez Allez!’ / ‘Kuwa’"