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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. 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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Congolese Funk, Afrobeat & Psychedelic Rumba 1969​-​1978

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 […]

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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 […]

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Field Day Festival 2015: Saturday Preview

With only five days to go until Field Day festival kicks off in London’s Victoria Park, we look at some of our favourite acts from the opening day. Awesome Tapes From Africa (16:45 | Resident Advisor) One of the highlights from Dimensions Festival last year, Awesome Tapes From Africa, or Brian Shimkovitz has been shedding light on […]