Monthly Archives: May 2018

Arashkha – Gloria à la Negra

This is the first time I’ve come across Arash Khalatbari aka Arashkha before but I’m loving this rather sombre take on Cape Verde’s Funana sound. Similar in pace and rhythm to Power Soca but heavy on the accordion (much more … Continue reading

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Duplessy & the Violins of the World with The Brownley Family – Ma Goola

Wow, this is such a stunning song from Mathias Duplessy & the Violins of the World it totally stopped me in my tracks. It was recorded whilst they were on tour in Australia and features The Brownley Family, who I’m … Continue reading

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Dabbla – Hemisphere

Potent Funk has been consistently living up to it’s name and Dabbla absolutely slays these type of grooves. I’m still consistently jamming ‘Flying’ which as far as I know is the last time he locked horns with AJ Swizzy, this … Continue reading

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Calibre & DRS on Sector 6 (Full Set 2016)

We discovered a bunch of DJ sets recorded at Boomtown a couple of years back so decided to upload the one most fitting for the good weather we’re having. Not to say this afternoon Calibre & DRS set from Sector … Continue reading

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Funke and the Two Tone Baby – Denizen

Like many people out there, I rarely listen to whole albums these days. So considering I’ve just put the new Funke & The Two Tone Baby album on for the fourth time since I first heard it yesterday, I figure … Continue reading

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Kumpania Algazarra – Free

Something a little different from Portugal’s top Balkan Fusion band for the first single from their forthcoming 6th album, as they pull in Batida’s Beat Laden on production and head down an Electro Swing route. There’s no denying the feel … Continue reading

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FOCUS WALES 2018: DAY 3

By now you should be well versed in what Focus Wales is but otherwise try starting at Day One. The festival is now over and it was a great 3 days of discovery and connections so bravo to the organisers. … Continue reading

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