Expressions of the heart and soul. Music from Colombia, Mauritius, Somalia, Niger, Mali, Senegal, Pakistan, Japan, China and beyond.
Month: October 2016
Fully realized sonic journeys. Music from the USA, Ethiopia, Tuva, Puerto Rico, Canada, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mauritania, Mali, Cameroon and beyond.
The result is a percussive record with plenty of kick that grabs the listener from the first track. A variety of Afro-Colombian rhythms power this effort, with touches of West Africa alongside funk and jazz channeled through vintage synthesizers, and a mighty brass/woodwind section. This is a band that has been on the rise for a while and will increase their fan base significantly with this phenomenal release.
KUKU, the American born and Nigerian raised singer-songwriter, has released an album of his observations after questioning his faith in organized religion, politics and authoritarian regimes. Ballads & Blasphemy is a cohesive production that strikes an honest tone.
Sounds from the core. Music from Democratic Republic of Congo, Burkina Faso, Somalia, Italy, Australia, India, Argentina, Senegal, Israel, Wales and beyond.