posts tagged portu-gal

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

6/15/17 // Week of 06/15/17

For a band w/ no lead singer, Big Mean Sound Machine has character in spades. They're a polyrhythmic monster w/ a crisp, unrelenting groove! | 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

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

4/13/17 // Week of 04/13/17

Fogo Fogo is about Fela having a big party performing his hits. He served drinks to his guests, & they drank everything. When he couldn’t afford more a riot ensued! | listen

1/5/17 // Week of 01/05/17

Fela Kuti’s ‘Government Chicken Boy,’ is about obedient followers of authority. This half-hour original version has ominous horns & chants. | listen

12/29/16 // Week of 12/29/16

Afunja means African funk and jazz. Their music is solid & mesmerizing! Enjoy ‘CIA,’ a collaboration by Afunja Music ft. Dele Sosimi! | listen

12/22/16 // Week of 12/22/16

‘Salva Dor’ pulses with passion all the way through from Portuguese band, IFÁ, off of their new album ‘Ijexá Funk Afrobeat! | listen

12/15/16 // Week of 12/15/16

Brazilian Abayomy Afrobeat Orquestra’s second release, Abra Sua Cabeça, highlights their deep connection to Africa & would make Fela proud! | 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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