Sudan-born, Yemen-raised and US-residing Alsarah is a musician who also happens to be an ethnomusicologist. An alumni of 2013′s Nile Project (a music and education initiative founded in 2011 to address the Nile Basin’s cultural and environmental challenges), Aljawal, her collaboration with French producer and musician Débruitwas listed among the best 10 World Music albums according to NPR in 2013. Now together with her band the Nubatones on their new EP Soukoura, we […]
2013 is the year that Afro house music started to make inroads in mainstream music across African territories. South Africa’s well established sound and scene were at the centre of this trend with its more commercial vocal outfits such as Mafikizolo, Liquideep and Micasa not only touring but also charting in several African countries – more than we’ve seen before. (Expect to see more collaborations between acts from different African […]
(photo credit: Capital fm 98.4) Coke Studio, a television series with a successful track record in Pakistan, India and the Middle East, kicked off in West and East countries including Nigeria, Uganda, Ghana and Kenya at the weekend. I was lucky enough to lurk behind the scenes for the making of some of the episodes for season one. Its premise is to pit African musicians from older and younger generations […]
Another masterpiece from Central African DJ/Producer Boddhi Satva. This is part two of a concept he coined last year – an “ancestral” spin on tracks from a gamut of artists from Rihanna, through Miguel to James Blake. I may be totally biased but I’m struggling to find any other producer – especially in the Afro-house circles in which he is often lumped – with a more compelling approach to production […]
We’ve previewed the oem software remixes for this single and they are buy cialis spectacular. Look out for them and the main single dropping in March. Meanwhile, here’s the video for Ngnari Konon shot in Mali.
Ancestral Soul Interpretations, is a selection of songs especially reworked by the Ancestral Soul Mansa, Boddhi Satva. The Central African Republic born Dj/Producer has put together a very special selection of songs carefully approached and reworked to respect not only the original work but to give them the distinct ancestral sound. Track listing 1. Drake feat. Stevie Wonder – Doing it Wrong (Boddhi Satva Ancestral Soul Remix) 2. Erykah Badu […]
Fresh from tearing the whole roof off the Miami Winter Music Conference, Boddhi Satva offers us the video for the lead single of his album Invocation. It’s out now by the way. Get it here!
My favourite producer on earth right now and for a while is Afro-house guru Boddhi Satva. And you’ll understand why as I unravel more goodies from his brand new album Invocation in time. This one with Vikter Dupliax is a laid-back teaser. From Another World by vikterduplaix
For a timely reminder of what a cutting-edge house landscape South Africa has, this album is your best look-in. Expertly put together by one of the scene’s legendary curators Vinny Da Vinci, this set is the 8th in a genre-defining series and couples international tracks from some of the international scene’s leading names with contributions from a few high-profile singers and producers. Pop the hood to win yourself a copy.