Charismatic, outspoken singer-saxophonist Femi Kuti is the musical and political pulse of Afrobeat for the 21st Century.
Weird Together is the new studio and live project from NZ Producer / DJ extraordinaire Dick Johnson & George FM Breakfast and Making Tracks host Nick Dwyer.
Hard-driving North Indian Bhangra rhythms meet elements of jazz, go-go music and hip-hop in the thrillingly original Red Baraat.
Ryo Nakata drops into the splits and howls a soulful scream while his sharp suited 7-piece band purrs like a high-performance soul machine.
Hailed as the future of Afrosound, Mokoomba represent Zimbabwe’s next generation of hope.
This is surf music Spanish style, all tangled up in Spaghetti Western themes and drenched in reverb.
Formed in Brussels by expat Colombian musicians, La Chiva Gantiva are a truly explosive mix of danceable, percussion-heavy sounds that takes cumbia, funk and Afrobeat to giddy new heights.
A powerful live performer, Emel Mathlouthi’s music is lyrical and melodic, with unexpected touches of rock and trip hop.
French roots-reggae revivalists, this extraordinary seven-piece band combines dancehall, dub, ska & hip-hop, African and Arab music, sung in a mix of languages.
In 1992, Arrested Development stood in stark contrast to the gangsta-rap dominated hip-hop scene as a group with a social conscience.
Pacific rhythms pulse through Airileke’s music projects. This is the new sound of urban Papua New Guinea in Australia, with hard new beats that hark back to ancient Melanesian culture.
With hair slicked back, archtop guitar and a wide smile, Pokey conjures a modern ‘Midwestern dustbowl’ sound from early jazz, string ragtime, country blues & swing.