Tag Archives: Afro – Pop

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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SONG OF THE DAY Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics – Be Counted

Nigerian musical innovator Orlando Julius made his reputation internationally in the mid-’60s with his smash album Super Afro Soul, which was not only considered to be very much ahead of its time when released, but has helped to shape the funk … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nasambu + Kibrom – Take Your Time

“I love the way you take your time and set the stage just right, your love is so sublime, together we fly high”… LA-based Nasambu Barasa and Kibrom Birhane are two solo musicians who are also members of the internationally acclaimed AfroSoul band, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Guy Fox – Antique Furniture

Oakland 4-piece Guy Fox have just released their long awaited debut LP ‘Night Owl’ and, upon first listen, it definitely has the potential to be worth the wait. Night Owl was recorded at San Francisco’s Tiny Telephone Studios with the … Continue reading

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Guy Fox – Great new single “I Don’t Know” – Taken from debut album coming this summer

As the hint of spring begins to stir in the warming breezes that flow, out drifts a brand new track worthy of a feature in any summer playlist. Guy Fox are an Oakland-based 4-piece that uniquely blend together Afro-pop, Funk … Continue reading

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