Energy, colours, psychedelia, DIY instruments, originality and tons of talent: here are KOKOKO!
Led by Débruit, the French producer and musical explorer that we all got to kno..
Two years ago while surfing on the net, I bumped into a Kickstarter campaign raising funds for the first Afro-Cuban and Electronic Music Festival in Santiago de Cuba, Manana fest..
We discovered TECHNOIR almost by accident, and once we listened to their music we could not help but meet them and find out more about their artistic path. After playing separate..
In our messed-up contemporary global music scene, pop stars come and go and both music and artists are made and forgotten at such speed, it’s sometimes startling to hear that you..
“As we push our world towards ever-higher planes of greatness, do we stop to measure the consequences? Western “civilisation” is on steroids – want, buy, accumulate, everything, ..
It’s only a few days until the opening of Akaa – Also Knonw As Africa – the first and only art fair in France devoted to contemporary art and design from Africa. There’s great ex..
“An articulate contemporary dialogue between epochs, cultures and individuals.” This is how the contemporary african art fair 1:54 introduces the work of Nigerian-born, London an..
What does it mean to be a black girl in the UK nowadays? How to deal with the implications resulting from the cultural diversity and lack of representation of black women of all ..
Chilling out with his crew, Rodney Smith aka Roots Manuva chats and dances around while DJ Snuff scratches 90s hip-hop vinyls. We are at Archspace, in Hackney (London), and the r..
The cultural, artistic and social narratives of distant countries such as Sudan are always so inaccurate and imbued with a post-colonial notch that it is very easy to get the wro..