Forget Diplo and Dilla. Chief Boima bounces the border patrols to bring you as panglobal sex-money-power pileup that engages the complex economic , physical and intellectual flows between Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Think fractured baile-funk, twisted hip-hop and detuned auto-tunes percolating through jungle and juke, shot through with soukous and soca sex, hi-emotion […]
Legendary DJ, music historian and teacher Andy Williams spans multiple genres – funk, soul, jazz, hip hop, afro, latin, broken, boogi – to pay tribute to ‘Phenomenal Woman’ — past and present, historical, imagined, mythological, fabulist, and fabulous. Here the intoxicating power of seduction and the intensity of lust rub up against the security of […]
Visions of Kamerun sees Franck Biyong and his Massak crew navigate the psycho-geography, history and dreams of Cameroon, as well as the roots, passages and slipstreams that link it to Europe. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] For more visit Massak’s Myspace page.
Spooky sounds unbound; big band street music blues; new age high life, sonorous Afro-flamenco soul-jazz, gutsy pan-African Maskandi pop and much more! Composer and musician Neo Muyanga straddles musical worlds in a genre-bending expose into the intoxicating power of seduction, the intensity of lust, the muscle of money and the muffled explosions of emotion when […]