posts tagged made-in-africa

1/18/18 // Music For Your Legs

11 bright musicians w/ unbelievable drive makeup Moscow, Russia based band, MOSBRASS! Their music delivers brass and is filled with passion! | listen

1/11/18 // AfroBEYOND

10-piece, NYC band, R.C.A., focus on the progress and sustainability of Afrobeat as a genre, movement and lifestyle in the United States! | listen

1/4/18 // Survivor

Born in the D.R. of the Congo, Faty, of Tshegue, brings a powerful, worldly energy to her music and she sings with a refreshing passion! | listen

12/28/17 // Kalakuta Show

‘Rambola’ ft. Carnival rhythms, kick drums, Middle Eastern strings, and hand-held percussion playing off a call-and-response wordplay! | listen

12/21/17 // It Began In Africa

It Began In Africa was set up by EDM artists Juliet Sikora and Tube & Berger. They want to help raise money for The African Children’s Choir | listen

12/14/17 // Music In Exile

‘Irganda’ focuses on the dire environmental predicaments that Malians face on a daily basis. It’s a defiant plea for reflection & action! | listen

12/7/17 // Cheat And Start A Fight

‘Maloya’ by Alma Negra has a broad range of ethnic rhythms, far out vocal chops and even a grainy, tape-saturated kick drum to boot! | listen

11/30/17 // African Vibration

There’s an amazing & very atypical vibe on ‘Hinde.’ The track sounds more like moody desert music than something born from the Kenyan coast! | listen

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

6/8/17 // Week of 06/08/17

“The Havana Remixes” by the Bahama Soul Club reveals their finest moments rebooted into pure rhythmic bliss! It’s a truly bright collection! | listen

5/18/17 // Week of 05/18/17

December Beaches are bit crushed 909s, spoken word samples, African jazz catalogue, a love of house & a really funky bassline! | listen

4/20/17 // Week of 04/20/17

The A.L.V.O. returns with another hip-hop colored album, Impact! A genuine collaboration of the French atypical fusion orchestra led by Masta Conga with MC Racecar! | listen

12/1/16 // Week of 12/01/16

Don’t miss ‘Bankster,’ which has an infectious Afrobeat groove from Portuguese band Terrakota, off their new album ‘I Wish.’ | listen

11/24/16 // Week of 11/24/16

Makulu Ken of the Democratic Republic Of Congo, is an African springboard for contemporary music (especially Nigerian Afrobeat.) | listen

11/17/16 // Week of 11/17/16

Seun Kuti’s politically charged lead single ‘Gimme My Vote Back (C.P.C.D.)’ C.P.C.D. stands for Corporate Public Control Department. | listen

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