Don’t get confused, this isn’t a Snoop Doggy Dog appreciation as it’s out of the Altered Vibes kennel of off-beat sounds; so hard, it’s pulling at the lead to get played.
Continue reading Mr Beatnick featuring Ahu – I Know All The Bitches
Now-Again have done the impossible, they’ve hit on a combination that can challenge their own Heliocentrics and Mulatu Astatke as they put the Sun Ra and James Brown in the Sahara
Continue reading Karl Hector & The Malcouns – Sahara Swing
Karen Pearson, better known as Karen P, has just compiled the latest episode of …Broadcasting for Sonar Kollektiv so it was a great time to catch up with the Radio “Oscar” winner to find out why she’s so hectic at the moment.
Continue reading Karen P …. Broadcasting Worldwide
I wonder if Finn Peters’ butterflies are in his stomach due to the “difficult” second album syndrome; he need not worry says Gerry Hectic
Continue reading Finn Peters – Butterflies
Students at the FLY academy will immediately recognise Jackson Conti as the combined talents of Otis Jackson, Jr (aka Madlib) and Ivan (Mam?£o) Conti (he of Azymuth); lets face it, that makes Sujinho indispensible in itself.
Continue reading Jackson Conti – Sujinho
The gift of the samba is an answer to a calling from the gods of rhythm. Or to put it another way, The Ipanemas are at it again with their new album on Far Out Recordings.
Continue reading The Ipanemas – Call Of The Gods
Flemish Belgium brass band Va Fan Fahre’s second album is not your usual Balkan fare, but takes the genre to many unexpected corners of the musical world
Continue reading Va Fan Fahre – Zet Je Maar
BiggaBush is back in the mix big time with as diverse a set as you’re ever likely to hear
Continue reading BiggaBush – Sound Sensation
The soundtrack to the new Jim Jarmusch film is a heady cocktail of rock, opera (but no rock opera thankfully) and ethio-jazz courtesy of Mulatu Astatke
Continue reading V/A – Broken Flowers (Soundtrack)
Best mate of fellow Ninja Tune, Mr. Scruff, Treva Whateva finally releases his first full length CD
Continue reading Treva Whateva – Music’s Made of Memories
An astonishingly broad array of artists deriving deep inspiration from Afrobeat make the first of these CDs constantly surprising, while the second disc goes back to the source.
Continue reading V/A – Afrobeat Sessions