Category Archives: World Beat

SONG OF THE DAY Trio Da Kali and Kronos Quartet – Eh Ya Ye

When music from such vastly different origins come together and sound as good as this, you cannot help but feel a charge of pure excitement! Tomorrow, World Circuit Records are releasing Ladilikan, a new album by Mali’s Trio Da Kali and San Francisco’s … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jo Tongo – Piani

London and Paris-based label Africa Seven are purveyor’s of fine African music and with Jo Tongo’s forthcoming African Funk Experimentals (1968​-​1982 + 2017) album due for release at the end of this month, I feel we are in for another audio treat! Born Joseph Ekambi … Continue reading

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5 JUICY SONGS OF THE DAY!!!…to keep you going whilst the LP Blog is away.

It’s that time of year again and the LP Blog is off gallivanting for a week as of tomorrow, so today is a special treat! Not just one song of the day, but FIVE!! Yes, here are five lovely tracks … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Majid Bekkas – Mrhaba (Cervo Edit)

Today’s song was an instant YES PLEASE for me with its inviting, uplifting and upbeat feel; this is the kind of slap in the face that you welcome when you are feeling tired after a long day, this is the vibrant … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Flamingods – Kewali

“We like to make noise with instruments collected from around the world.” Flamingods. The Flamingods are an exquisite blend of 5 musicians, all of whom are greatly inspired by world music and instrumentation.  Pronounced ‘fla-min-gods’, they see their calling as an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orchestra Baobab – Foulo

The sunshine is beaming through my windows, the sky is clear blue and everything is sparkling on this fine Sunday afternoon, and I now have the perfect song to accompany this beautiful day: Orchestra Baobab’s, Faulo. The Senegalese Afro-pop legends first … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Miriam Makeba – Intandane

Following up on the inspirations behind yesterday’s song, ‘Makeba,’ I thought I’d check out the woman who influenced its creation.  Zenzile Miriam Makeba, aka Mama Africa, was an iconic South African singer/songwriter and civil rights activist. Emerging in the early 60’s … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fela Kuti – I Know Your Feeling

Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician and composer Fela Kuti has often been described as one of Africa’s most “challenging and charismatic music performers.”  Hailed as a “superstar, singer, musician, Panafricanist, polygamist, mystic, legend,” Kuti was also a human rights activist and political extremist, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Pete Philly – Until

Amsterdam-born artist Pieter Monzon (aka Pete Philly) has supplying great hip-hop music to welcoming ears for well over a decade now, offering incredible releases and live shows as part of a duo with Perquisite (aka Perquisite). It has been two years since … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Peter Power – Sun Sun Damba

Multi Culti is Canadian label founded by Thomas Von Party and Angus Gruzman in 2013. The label was established in 2013 by Montreal’s Thomas Von Party and Sydney artist Dreems, and has gone on to release music from artists like Auntie Flo, … Continue reading

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