Tag Archives: World

SONG OF THE DAY Alemayehu Eshete – Gizew Honeshyna

Beirut-born Vinyl junkie and DJ collective Ernesto Chahoud is heavily into Ethiopian jazz.  He has dedicated many years to unearthing old Ethiopian sounds and had always dreamt about sharing this passion on a larger scale.  But without either the money … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orquesta Akokán – Mambo Rapidito

How amazingly vibrant and jubilant is th is song and how much would I embrace the chance to play percussion in a samba band like this!! Direct from Havana, Cuba Daptone Records are proud to present the debut single by Orquesta … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ofo The Black Company – Allah Wakbarr

Today’s little psychedelic funk gem comes to you from 1970’s Nigeria and was recorded by a band called Ofo & The Black Company in 1972! Forming that same year, Ofo & The Black Company was formed by Larry Ifediorama in Lagos, Nigeria and started … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cut Chemist – Work My Mind (feat Chali 2na and Hymnal)

Eagerly awaiting the release of Cut Chemist’s second studio album this March (and first record in 12 years), I’ve been delving into the LP’s three available tracks so far! American DJ, producer and solo turntablist Lucas MacFadden, a.k.a Cut Chemist, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cut Chemist – Metalstorm feat. Edan & Mr. Lif

American DJ, producer and solo turntablist Lucas MacFadden, a.k.a Cut Chemist, is due to release his second official studio album this March.  Die Cut follows his 2006 debut LP The Audience’s Listening and is to be Cut Chemist’s first ‘artist’ album’ in over a decade. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sudan Archives – Goldencity

The enchanting sounds of 23 year-old Sudan Archives came to my attention last September and I’ve just got round to buying her self-titled debut EP which was released in July last year. Not only does this young experimental artist produce … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Marissa Nadler – Save Me A Place

I guess there aren’t many occasions when you can say that you actually prefer a cover to the original, but in this case I am head over heals with this gorgeous rendition and have to say that I do actually … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Heliocentrics – Wrecking Ball

Best know for their eclectic fusions of hip-hop, funk, jazz, psych, world and electronica, The Heliocentrics have been blessing the ears of many an avid listener with their genre-defying compositions for over 10 years now.  And it’s not just musical … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Wilson – Canyon In The Rain

If ever a song could feel like the waves lapping at your feet, this would be the one.  Gentle, calming and carefree, this song could banish the harshness of any day, eroding stresses and washing away tension with its nourishing … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ibrahim Maalouf – Will Soon Be a Woman

I heard this track a while ago and could’ve sworn I featured it there and then, but somehow it’s slipped through my net, so I am posting this today! Will Soon Be a Woman is an enchanting instrumental track recorded … Continue reading

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