This weeks featured artist: Antonio Serrano!
Hollie Smith is one of NZ's most predominant and celebrated musicians. Her single 'Bathe in The River’ topped the charts and became one of the biggest and iconic singles in NZ history.
Charismatic, outspoken singer-saxophonist Femi Kuti is the musical and political pulse of Afrobeat for the 21st Century.
DJ Yoda’s bootleg ‘cut-up’ mixing style is cheeky, amusing and fun, embracing funk, reggae, drum’n’bass, big band swing and country and western to make unashamed party music.
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.
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.
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.