About Africa Express (Video)

Africa Express is the travelling soundsystem that came about in 2006 after Damon Albarn invited a lot of US and UK musicians to get together with a lot of Malian musicians to jam in Bamako, the mission to bring awareness to African music and to inspire the trading of creative ideas. This kind of cross cultural mash-up is very much his thing and is the basis for his latest project […]

 

Soundway Records: Preserving a legacy

Soundway Records put out the kind of hard-funkin’ 1960s and 1970s music that your dad used to play on a Saturday morning: exquisite highlife, calypso, cumbia, afro-rock, Latin, jazz and blues from obscure artists with fabulous names like The Cutlass Dance Band, Monsieur Dolor et Les Guitar Boys and K. Frimpong & His Cubanos Fiestas. Great music played by proper bands with real instruments who encapsulated the hope and excitement […]