Category Archives: Afro-psych

SONG OF THE DAY Moussa Doumbia – Keleya

If ever it was possible to be lost in a wilderness of sound, I’m gone! As a labyrinth of lush funk rises into a canopy of soulful afrobeat, a rhythmic journey unfolds in a haze of vibrant brilliance.  Malian saxophonist/composer/singer, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Budos Band – Gun Metal Grey

Ahead of their upcoming sixth studio album, Long In The Tooth, Brooklyn’s electrifying psychedelic afro-soul instrumental funksters, The Budos Band, have released second single, Gun Metal Grey.  The song follows the record’s debut single and title track which, along with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rikki Ililonga & Musi-O-Tunya – The Sun

Throughout the late 60’s/early 70’s when afrobeat and highlife was a staple part of the African music scene, something different was emerging and bubbling away under the surface. Now known as Zamrock, this brand new genre of music emerged in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Amanaz – Easy Street

Throughout the late 60’s/early 70’s when afrobeat and highlife was a staple part of the African music scene, something different was emerging and bubbling away under the surface. Now known as Zamrock, this brand new genre of music emerged in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Whitefield Brothers – Safari Strut

Today’s smasher of a song is another chance find that I happened to stumble upon earlier today and I’ve just been reading about he band behind it. The Whitefield Brothers are a German Afro-psych, funk band consisting of brothers Jan … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ngozi Family – Happy New Year

Well I don’t know if your New Year was as anti-climatic as mine, but if it wasn’t for music I’d possibly still be climbing my way out of a deep bottle of whiskey! But this is New Years Day and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blood Wine or Honey – The Forest Is Expecting You

At just over seven minutes long today’s song utilises every minute perfectly, enticing you in right from the start with a curious fusion of gripping sounds and heavy rhythms.  The intro alone lasts over two minutes and gradually builds upon … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orchestra Of Spheres – Isness

I’m currently working my way through Nonagonic Now, an album by New Zealand’s vibrant Orchestra Of Spheres. I don’t know much about the band but intend to discover lots more in the near future.  Emerging from Wellington, New Zealand in 2010, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Damas Swing Orchestra – Odylife

One thing I love about labels that dedicate their time and energy to unearthing obscure and rare music is that they discover so much more than I ever could and it’s thanks to them that I now have the chance … Continue reading

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