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African Gems Vol. 5

There’s something special about the music that comes out of Africa, a wealth of artists, some who have crossed over into Western culture and many who remain undiscovered and unheard.

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African Gems Vol. 4

There’s something special about the music that comes out of Africa, a wealth of artists, some who have crossed over into Western culture and many who remain undiscovered and unheard. The fourth instalment of African Gems features legendary Congolese rhumba artist Tabu Ley Rochereau who came to prominence in the early 60’s with African Jazz. Rochereau […]

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African Gems Vol. 3

There’s something special about the music that comes out of Africa, a wealth of artists, some who have crossed over into Western culture and many who remain undiscovered and unheard. The third instalment of African Gems – featuring Afrobeat legends Tony Allen and Blo, Nigerian psychedelic guitarist Bombino, who has recently recorded with Keith Richards, and gems […]

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African Gems Vol. 2

There’s something special about the music that comes out of Africa, a wealth of artists, some who have crossed over into Western culture and many who remain undiscovered and unheard. The second instalment of African Gems takes us from Zimbabwe to Mali – including the Mbira great Ephat Mujuru and the legendary Kora player Toumani Diabate. Perfect […]

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African Gems Vol. 1

There’s something special about the music that comes out of Africa, a wealth of artists, some who have crossed over into Western culture and many who remain undiscovered and unheard. If you were lucky enough to drop on Ebo Taylor’s set at Dimensions Festival last year then you’ll know how special of an occasion it […]