«An almighty eruption of creativity» 4* THE GUARDIAN
«Frenzied apocalypse anthems by multi-cultural jazz-punker» 8/10 UNCUT
«Danceable, and wild» THE QUIETUS
«Afrobeat, punk-funk and hip hop meld in Pete (Polar Bear) Wareham’s LP. Muezzin duels with fellow tenorist Shabaka Hutchings hit the spot» MOJO

Reduci dalla nomination agli AIM Independent Music Awards nella categoria Best ‘Difficult’ Second Album, tornano i prodigiosi Melt Yourself Down con il […]

BATUK (Spoek Mathambo & Aero Manyelo)

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«The Pan-African Creative Collective You Need To Know, Make Their Spectacular Debut» OKAYAFRICA

Batuk è un collettivo artistico fondato da due pilastri assoluti della musica elettronica sudafricana: i produttori Aero Manyelo e Spoek Mathambo; assieme alla poetessa e vocalist Manteiga. Lo scopo principale di Batuk è quello di utilizzare la musica house come un veicolo capace di […]



«BLK JKS fuse the electro-funk experimentalism of TV on the Radio with the Afro-pop guitars of Vampire Weekend, and drop in hints of jazz, ethnic African music, and the prog-rock of contemporary acts like the Mars Volta» SPIN
Con un album e due EP prodotti tra il 2009 e il 2010 dalla Secretly Canadian, la band […]

nan KOLÈ


For Kolè, it was the genre’s unique balance of percolating beats and dark synths permeating them; a sense of the uncanny on the dancefloor. “I always feel a weird, powerful ‘high’ energy when I play it. It’s a perfect mixture of deep and dark atmospheres with African rhythms. Gqom is on a boundary between conceptual […]



History will remember DJ LAG as a pioneer who helped catapult the quintessentially Durban Gqom sound beyond the confines of the city, to the capitals of the global electronic music industry. With sparse, house-like glitch rhythms, the sound was wildly popular within Durban but has for many years remained underground, it’s name – Gqom – […]



«The year’s most magical album» THE GUARDIAN 2013

Pop music elettronica di matrice low-fi, respiro sognante e cromatura vivida, John Wizards deve la sua originalità alla felice mutazione genetica operata sul corpo vivo di alcune delle più stimolanti musiche africane dell’emisfero sud-est: marrabenta mozambicana, kwaito e mbaqanga sudafricani, il famigerato Shangaan nato lungo i confini dello […]



«Un autentico colpo di genio, 11-piece ensemble perfettamente in bilico tra forma barocca e groove afrobeat» BLOW UP
“SHRINE ON YOU. Fela goes classical” è un sentito omaggio a Fela Anikulapo Kuti, il Black President, il più grande genio musicale e ribelle politico africano della storia recente. Un tributo eseguito da una insolita orchestra da camera […]



«Ibaaku, le sénégalais qui ramène l’afro-futurisme sur le dancefloor, grâce à sa musique afro-psychédélique vertigineuse, marquée par l’expérience noire. Un petit côté science-fiction façonné à la Sun Ra ? Rien d’étonnant lorsqu’on s’arrête sur l’esthétique visuelle de ses clips, marquée par un mysticisme hyper-galactique» LES INROCKS

Ibaaku, dernier d’entre les noms qu’il s’est donnés, est un […]



«I’m loving it! We should get them to the studio» GILLES PETERSON
«I love the African feel they have adapted and made their own to great success, carrying off a very authentic feeling euro/African concept with new, exiting vibes» JAY SCARLETT (Beat Dimensions)

Electric Jalaba è il frutto misterioso e sincretico di due esperienze apparentemente lontane: da […]



Mr Raoul K hails from Agboville, Ivory Coast, West Africa. In 1992, he left Africa and moved to Hamburg, Northern Germany. While in Hamburg, he got seriously involved with the aesthetic vibe of dance and music. As a result, he started working as a DJ. At the same time, he was getting a professional education as a […]