Tag Archives: Afrobeat

Afrika70…..Baddest Band In Africa – Stereophonic-Supply Pays Tribute!

Afrika70…..The Baddest Band In Africa – Stereophonic-Supply pays tribute… While it might look like a bit of a vanity overload I couldn’t resist popping off some shots of the stereophonic-supply Africa70 tees while I was in Greece….the light was intense … Continue reading

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TONY ALLEN: MASTER DRUMMER OF AFROBEAT

TONY ALLEN: MASTER DRUMMER OF AFROBEAT is the focus of a forthcoming autobiography co-written with saxophonist/writer Michael E Veal. Tony Allen: An Autobiography Of The Master Drummer Of Afrobeat is out in September and Tony has got together with saxophonist/writer … Continue reading

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ANOTHER RECORD STORE DAY CLASSIC: Fela’s Sorrow Tears & Blood

TO CELEBRATE THE  75th birthday of Nigeria’s militant, Afrobeat originator Fela Kuti, as well as the recent release of new deluxe compilation ‘The Best Of The Black President 2′ and newly repackaged versions of Fela’s entire back catalogue, Knitting Factory … Continue reading

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SOUNDZ OF NIGERIA – Enter the world of the Groovemontzer

Reeeeespek…  got to give it to the Groovemontzer… the man just keeps on diggin’ and the deeper sounds of Nigeria keep on coming… sign up to  the man’s blogspot and Youtube page… For a little taste check Ali Chukwuma’s  ‘Eje-Anabu-Isi’… … Continue reading

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RADICAL BIZNIZ: FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI LIVE at GLASTONBURY 1984 – FULL SET!

Dunno how long this will be up here… check it while you can… Glastonbury was mega unfashionable back then… it was small and when darkness dropped it dropped. Fela & Afrika 70 look truly spectacular… what a horn section… tremendous … Continue reading

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Flip The Script… Q Tip… A comp!

OK people… just got this from fellow cultural activist and indie publisher, Kingsley Davis: “Q~tip appears in the new book ‘Flip the Script ~ A Photographers Music Diary’ and returns to London for a gig on Fri 26 August. As … Continue reading

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GHOSTFUNK… savour the latest project from NYC’ wayward re-mixer, Max Tannone

OK people, make some noise and hit that download button ’cause here comes ‘Ghostfunk’- the latest episode from wayward NYC based remixer Max Tannone. His latest venture is to pair one of his favorite hip-hop artists, Wu-Tang member Ghostface Killah, … Continue reading

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Who was Doctor John Dee? Alchemist, Diviner, Hermetic Philosopher… and now the focus of a new opera by Damon Albarn.

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