posts tagged berlin

11/23/17 // Rise Up

Hook & Crook’ finds Amayo flying to the peak of Kilimanjaro “to gain an outer worldly perspective” He finds the need to “detach, detach” | listen

11/16/17 // Résistance

‘Bamako’ is about dispelling the negative image of Africa by describing something everyone can relate to – going out on a Saturday night! | listen

11/9/17 // Music For The People, By The People, With The People

B.C.U.C.’s incantations look social & identity questions in the face. They refuse to belong to a specific movement or be put into a box! | listen

11/2/17 // Diasporadical

‘Mr. Debtor’ will take you deeper into the groove, coming through with a beautifully dubwise groove to fill the air! So hot! | listen

10/26/17 // Rhythm Masters

On “Abandon Property,” Oghene Kologbo’s rich, oaky, finely aged vocals provide rugged counterpoint to Tony Allen’s lightly-skipping rhythm! | listen

10/19/17 // Worldwide Soul

Formed in 2011, Ajate plays a unique blend of afro-groove dance music mixed w/ Japanese traditional festival music called Ohayashi! | listen

10/12/17 // Week of 10/12/17

Singapore’s Instigator Afrobeat Orchestra welcomes you aboard an enlightening musical voyage to witness the world in a new collective realm! | listen

10/5/17 // Week of 10/05/17

Oumou Sangaré sings openly about forbidden topics. Her music is not entertainment but experience, a conscious theatre of ideas! | listen

9/21/17 // Week of 09/21/17

Oumou Sangaré’s voice is a soulful joy, soaring to high notes and resounding with a husky richness! Enjoy Jose Marquez’s remix of her track! | listen

9/14/17 // Week of 09/14/17

After 2 hip hop oriented albums, the A.L.V.O. returns to its beloved orchestral madness w/ their album “Morpheus” Enjoy “Super Dopamine!” | listen

9/7/17 // Week of 09/07/17

In “Race Hustle,” by C.A.P., an overwhelming atmosphere of urban struggle rises from chanting protestors introducing the song! | listen

8/31/17 // Week of 08/31/17

The 4 tracks from Gumz’ EP ‘Mwalimu,’ which is the Swahili word for teacher, feels like a soul searching experience provided by each track! | listen

8/24/17 // Week of 08/24/17

The Shtoompah remix of ‘Everything Scatter’ by Fela Kuti has some haunting voodoo sounds of Fela for the new millennium! | listen

8/17/17 // Week of 08/17/17

Straight from the capital of Highlife, the album ‘Sor’ by Kyekyeku has everything – Afrobeat, Ghanaian Highlife & a message! | listen

8/8/17 // Week of 08/08/17

This first August edition of Via Berlin includes new music by Berlins electronic music princess Anja Schneider, Cologne based Jonathan Kaspar, French expat Toma Kami and fellow French artist Rodriguez Jr.; Oliver Huntemann, Umami, Guy Mantzur, Roy Rosenfeld, Pongo and Stereo MC’s complete… | listen

8/3/17 // Week of 08/03/17

The Saturators are a 7-piece multi-cultural groove machine hailing from Brooklyn & Harlem! Their song ‘Not For You’ will make you dance! | listen

7/27/17 // Week of 07/27/17

‘Life On The Street’ is a vibrant demonstration by Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu of their take on Highlife & Afrobeat blended w/ other genres! | listen

7/20/17 // Week of 07/20/17

"Baja Norte" gives you a taste of the diverse flavor of Sure Fire Soul Ensemble. Latin rhythms, wah-wah guitar, sax, drum, bass & organ! | listen

7/13/17 // Week of 07/13/17

Matuki’s album ‘Injo’ is composed of 8 original tracks. The album features Afro-groove/urban funk with a psychedelic edge! | listen

7/6/17 // Week of 07/06/17

‘Noom’ is a unique groove & power shock that results from the clash between the rumble of a military band and an Afrobeat ensemble! | listen

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