New tracks from the likes of Analogue Africa, featuring a re-release of Brother Valentino’s 1979 single “Stay Up Zimbabwe”, Berlin diggers Money $ex Records, a brand new Beach Diggin’ compilation and House Of Disco.
Highly regarded diggers and purveyors of archival music, The Numero Group, return with their monthly NTS Radio show slot, this time around producing the fruits of their trip to Japan. Broadcast on the 8th April and recorded from their base in Chicago, The Numero Group name has become synonymous with high quality finds which have been […]
The second edition of our ‘CV Sessions’ monthly mix takes us a little further left field than our first instalment, ending fittingly with the great David Bowie. Staying true to our word, we kept up the roughly hashed togetherness of our previous mix, rummaging through our collection at will. Delving slightly further into the electronic […]
Cameroon born Tala A.M. (or Tala Andre Marie) is presented to us with a fresh release of edits on Paris Label Africa Seven. Remixes of the track Hot Koki by Jkirv, EVM128, Ben Hauke and Peza give a new perspective on the 1973 track, which was first released on an album with the same name. As […]
The first mix session, part of a monthly series featuring everything from jazz to afrobeat and beyond. We will be selecting some of our favourite records out of our collection and putting together an hour each month for the “CV Sessions”. For the first in the series we didn’t have a specific agenda in mind, expect […]
The tenth instalment of Mr Bongo’s Africa 45 collection, a string of releases shedding light on some forgotten gems from across the continent. The A-side, ‘Telantena Zaré’, comes courtesy of Alèmayèhu Eshèté, who makes his second appearance on the 45’s series. Described as the ‘Ethiopian James Brown’, Eshèté brings an upbeat, guitar led number which is worthy of […]
Latest release from the Bristol based Banoffee Pies Records, ‘World Series 01 – Africa X Turkey’ out 25th November. Tidy new compilation EP from Banoffee Pies who have been quietly putting out some of the most diverse range of releases we have seen from anyone. Nothing is off limits with the Bristol label, the only […]
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.
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 […]
Analog Africa are a German label hailing from Frankfurt who have been reissuing and releasing some of the best funky African and Latin music from the 60’s and 70’s. Their latest release comes in the form of Congan funk band Verckys et l’Orchestre Vévé. The tracks were recorded over almost ten years throughout many years […]