Friday, May 3rd, 2013
From Luanda: Dj Djeff has Nacobeta, Agre G & Game Walla doing their thing in the new video for “Mwangolé”. There’s a standard success script for all those kuduro videos out there. Not that we mind:
Thursday, March 15th, 2012
Another tune off the Tony Allen—Damon Albarn—Flea conglomerate project Rocket Juice & The Moon. “Follow-Fashion” plays like a horn-flanked afrobeat progression, featuring heavy slap bass from Flea, Damon on the vertical piano, sensuous croons from Mali’s Fatoumata...
Sunday, February 7th, 2010
* I just got the Wax Poetics Africa Issue in the mail. Though the issue may give the impression that good music stopped being produced in Africa since the 1970s–in part it reads like a tribute issue...
Monday, November 23rd, 2009
Great little video of Jimi Tenor and Tony Allen talking about their collabo. I like the sound of this. Belated H/T: Steve Coplan