A beautiful mix of meditative grooves from Sene-Gambia as well as a track from a friend down in South Africa (big up lagos disco machine) and even a vintage tune from The Police.
More specifically, you will hear some enchanting Korah melodies balanced by strong bass lines, haunting vocals, ancient rhythms pounded out on a calabash, rock inspired bass lines and sandalwood infused up-beat electronica and a little balafone vs piano jazz action.
Let the sounds take your imagination some were!
Running Time : 61 mins
Youssou N'dour - Allah
Lokua Kanza - Baselombo
Cheikh Lô - Ne La Thiass
The Police - Tea In The Sahara
Kaouding Cissoko - Senegal-Mauritanie
Lagos Disco Machine - Sandbelt Copperplate (So. African)
Afel Bocoum - Dofana II
Tete Alhiuho - Barco di Papel
Cheikh Lô - Guiss Guiss
Hank Jones & Cheick-Tidiane Seck - Maningafoly
Youssou N'dour - Djamil
Baaba Maal - Baayo
Rugged vintage and contemporary Afrobeats.
This mix is courtesy of Atlanta DJ Ausar and his Kalakuta Show. Give thanks Ausar!
Running Time : 72 mins
Don Issac Ezekiel Combination - Ire
Monomono - Awareness is Wot you Need
Ebo Taylor Jr. & Wuta Wazuri - Mondo Soul Funky
Monomono - Tire Loma Da Nigbehin
Ochonma - The Martins Brother Dance Band
Femi Kuti - Sorry Sorry O
Wale Oyejide - The Hunger
Wale Oyejide - HIV
Baba Fela Kuti + Africa 70 - ODOO
Massak - BLA
Mausiki Sacles + The Common Ground Collective - Bloodshed
Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble - USA
Wunmi - A.L.A.
Sorry for not posting a podcast in a while. Been so busy with the fashion side of things, haven't had a chance to really put together a mix.
But we are alive and kicking...
Here is 47 minutes of african grooves. Get your dancing shoes for real!
Nndongoy Daara - Orchestra Baobab
Rail Band - Rail Band
Todos Locos - Herbie Mann
Oyolima - Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe*
Anam El Chi - Oriental Brothers
Biribiri Highlife - Uhuru Dance Band
Kilode - Tony Allen
Bhodlumlilo - African Jazz Pioneers
Lango Mo - Aura Msimang
* - This podcast is dedicated to the late Chief Osita Osadebe and his wonderful highlife grooves.
A colorful mix of jazzy vibes. Starting Pharaoh Sanders having fun over an Osunlade electronic beat and working all the way back into a more mellow totally analog rootsy white label Africo-jazz rare groove.
Gwotet - Osunlade Ft. Pharaoh Sanders
Nigerian Juju Highlife - Pharaoh Sanders
Tornados vs. Dynamos - TP OK Jazz
Sweet Mother - Prince Nico Mbarga
Ekedi - Manu Dibango
Unknown West African Rare Groove
p.s. Just got back from Los Angeles and picked up some of my favorite records and CDs that were collecting dust in my storage.
Can't wait to dig into some of those records.
Soulful House music is so popular among the youth in Johannesburg. And as house music goes, GOGO-Music is a major source for the soulful house sound coming out Germany.
This mix is a quick spotlight on some of the funky, soulful, and very dance friendly music Ralf GUM and his collective are putting out.
If you've been to Jozi, this is the kind of music you want to bump at the car wash!
Fela Brasil Ft. Domingo Patricio (Main Mix)
So That You Know (Ralf GUM & CrisP Vocal Mix)
Kana (Raw Artistic Soul)
Ra Soul Vibes (Raw Artistic Soul)
Oya O (Raw Artistic Soul Ft. Wunmi)
Always (Ralf GUM's Deep Gogo Music Mix)
Miami Theme (Ralf GUM's Sax Lick Dub)
Zaab (Minimal Dub & Ralf GUM's History Goes By Mix)
Undone (GoGo Sampler)
All these funky tracks and many more are available for download. Please, please, please support the artist if you enjoy the music.
Musical Interview with “Afro-diva” Wunmi Girl.
Wunmi was born in England and raised in Nigeria, and back to England as a teenager. This interview explains how the clash of her English and Naija backgrounds forced Wunmi with the help of: Soul II Soul, Masters at Work, Osunlade, Roy Ayers, and others to integrate her African roots and build an amazing career outside of the world of commercial music.
The interview is sprinkled with tracks from her new album, as well as her story of this Naija-English girl living abroad. If you don't know Wunmi's special music your in for a treat!
African's Living Abroad
Message in a Bottle
Wunmi's solo debut album A.L.A. - Africans Living Abroad, was released in the South African Label; Sheer Music on March 5, 2007.
The UK release is forth coming on Documented Record Label.
An eclectic mix of soulful dance tracks with an Afro flavor.
Sakitayo . . Osundlade | Roland Brival
I Wish I had a Color Teevee . . Unknown
Free Your Mind . . Pasta Boys ft. Wunmi
The Man With A Drum . . Kraked Unit ft. Tony Allen
Hands Full of Sand . . Tony Allen
Yoruba Road . . Boozoo Baju ft. Tony Allen
Dust . . Recloose ft. Joe Dukie
Commot For Road (Instr.) . . Fire Tongue & Chief Cook