Monthly Archives: April 2021

SONG OF THE DAY Balaphonics – Demain dès l’aube

The Balaphonics are a collective of nine musicians specialising in all things Afro-inspired. Celebrating over a decade of making music, they take their influences from funk, soul and jazz, also blending the sounds of Afrobeat from Nigeria, dancing highlife from … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Antonio Carlos & Jocafi – Simbarere

Founded in 1969 by Antônio Carlos Marques Pinto and José Carlos Figueiredo, Brazilian duet, Antonio Carlos & Jocafi were a very successful and famous Brazilian writing duo born in Bahia.  Active mainly throughout the 1970s, they composed and played a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Akofa Akoussah – I Tcho Tchass

Togolese singer Julie Akofa Akoussah, a.k.a Akofa Akoussah, was truly driven by music. She began singing at the age of three, inspired and led by her mother and older sister, and by the time she was 8 she became principal … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Alèmayèhu Eshèté – Nèy-Nèy wèlèba

Nicknamed the “Ethioopian Elvis”, Alemayehu Eshete is considered the golden voice of Ethopia, and once you hear him sing, you’ll know why he has gained such a moniker! Ever since his first hit single, Seul, in 1961 he has become … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dengue Fever – March of the Balloon Animals

As a piece of music on its own, today’s song is a curious offering of the cosmic kind! Group it together in the album it comes from and a story unfolds, for this makes up part of a soundtrack, specially … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fugi – Revelations

Fugi was a funk/soul band signed to Chess subsidiary, Cadet Records in the late 1960’s. The brains behind this outfit was singer-songwriter/producer, Ellington Jordan, a musician whose music may be out there in the grand spectrum of sound, but whose … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bob Destiny – Wang Dang

Bob Destiny (born Ralph Philip Brown in1933 in San Juan Puerto Rico) was a songwriter, singer and musician.  A child star, at the age of six he was tap dancing in a group called “The Five Chocolate Drops” and rose to fame for his participation … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Eleven76 – The Scarab’s Quest

With its core rooted in heavy percussion and its melody a waft of Arabian mystery, Sci Fi/Library Funk pioneers, Eleven76 have launched a new cosmic fireball sound! Due for release on Germany’s Mocambo Records, The Scarab’s Quest is their latest … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Amara Touré – Cubano

Guinean born singer and percussionist Amara Touré made and released music for nearly two decades and in that time he perfected the art of merging two styles of music. Recognising a connection between the sounds of Africa and Cuba, he … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jupiter Tuning Center – Thessa`s Jam

Quite the curious little ear worm is today’s song which, judging by its 4-day-old upload status, also looks like a new offering too! Thessa`s Jam is a quietly funky groove that seems to have a very strong ability to get … Continue reading

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