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.
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.
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.
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.