Splinters & Candy Posts

November 12, 2018

Shift your feet to the situation. Music from Benin, Angola, Mozambique, Portugal, Cape Verde, Nigeria, Togo, Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Niger, and beyond.

November 5, 2018

Exercise your rights. Music from Nigeria, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Reunion, Colombia, Thailand, Turkey, South Africa, USA, Mexico, India, Portugal, France, Vietnam, and beyond.

October 31, 2018

This compelling set of songs explores Minyeshu’s past while looking forward with a dynamic ensemble that is steadfast and expansive. The blend of traditional and western instruments give Minyeshu a range of musical options to support her rich vocals and personal lyrics.

October 30, 2018

Nsimbi’s sound is filled with traditional East African instrumentation, but takes a modern approach. Their songs are based on Swahili and Baganda proverbs, which work well with Zamba’s fluid storytelling style. Zamba and Tamar believe that music helps improve society and with their joyous outlook, it’s easy to see how their melodies and lyrics uplift others.

October 29, 2018