Blown away by the Playsatan remix of ‘Seen’ which is to feature on the worldwide Sony PSP ads, can the genius of scratch move on up to an album release? Oh yeah, this guy has his finger on it
There are at least nine different artists known as Red on this planet, but it’s this one from Nottingham that’s picked up by no less than Sony as the sound of their next PSP advert.
Dynamic and directly affecting Ghanaian music born of troubled times which shines intrinsically on merit, performance and honesty
Dave Randall, the guitarist from Faithless, created a project called Slovo that produced the highly acclaimed debut album Nommo but this follow-up is even better
Not a great lover of the American spelling, especially as these guys are from Coventry, but their musical roots are very much over the other side of the puddle as they hit the street with another slice of Latin, funk n’ disco with this new 12″.
The title track of Jenna Witts’ debut album is a dead giveaway for where the singer-songstress is coming from – and it’s definitely coastal. This is music for evenings on the beach, when the last boarders have left the sea and couples are walking in the dusk light.
With Amadou & Mariam finishing off the year with a gig at the newly refurbished Roundhouse, what better time to look at the latest Coulbaly remixes
This is the fourth album by the Toronto-based collective of Kinder Atom as they continue to explore the myriad styles of electronic music
On 1st August 2006, Ghanaian music will officially enter the digital age thanks to Zongo Junction. On that day, 13 of the most recent albums from top Ghanaian stars like Kwabena Kwabena, Batman and Obour will be released for download on iTunes, CalabashMusic.com, Napster, Rhapsody and all other major music download stores worldwide
“Damo, Damo, Damo!” The crowd almost drowns out Dempsey in between songs, and a fair few times eclipses his vocals and the band behind him.
Can’t say I know what Afro lounge is, but I know a man that does.
Is this the year that Grime emerges from the shadow of UK Garage into big-buck world domination?
While debate rages about the ethics of downloading mp3s, fans of traditional sounds have been putting up songs for free download. Are they robbbing the artists of their livelihood or providing a marketing lifeline for music that would otherwise be overlooked? Richard Silverstein argues the case for the bloggers…
West Coast electro whiz, Sutekh is going to be born again this October. Not literally of course, but The Leaf Label have repackaged all his best Remix work to stuff into two handy CDs (or two separate double vinyl gatefold sleeve LPs if you prefer) with artwork by General Working Group