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Acclaimed documentarian Alex Gibney talks about Finding Fela, which tells the story of Afrobeat superstar Fela Kuti and his courageous crusade against government corruption in Nigeria. Featuring recently discovered archival footage of the legendary musician and activist, the film also traces the evolution of Fela!, the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical based on his life.
 
Afropop Worldwide is an internationally syndicated weekly radio series, online guide to African and world music, and an international music archive, that has introduced American listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean since 1988. Our radio program is hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon, the radio series is distributed by Public Radio International to 110 stations in the U.S., via XM satellite radio, in Africa via and Europe via Radio Multikulti.
 
Go inside the minds of the world’s best directors, musicians, actors, and more. The architects of art — visionaries who shape the world around us with their art. Hosted by world-renowned video creators Taj Critchlow, Director X, and Karena Evans who have collaborated with everyone from Drake, Ariana Grande, Coldplay, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, and many more. Learn what inspires and challenges some of the most creative artistic minds on the planet.
 
Orion is a London, UK based beatsmith and founder of the HardJazz7 Music Netlabel. Born (Ope Alayande) in March 1990, he was raised on a wide variety of music including jazz, hip hop, disco, funk and soul. His parents got him into Gospel artists like Kirk Franklin, while Fela Kuti was his earliest introduction to Jazz leaning afrobeat music. In his early teens he’d found himself listening to alot of UK Garage and House music through pirate radio sets. Mini Discs, CD’s and Tapes were his init ...
 
radio madrid is broadcast live from my basement (in madrid obviously). i hate trying to categorize music but i suppose you need some idea before deciding to just click and listen... i play soundtracks, afro funk, brazilian, instrumental hip hop, broken beats and i try to make sense of it all. a lot of this music you won't find on cd (let alone itunes) - i'm just trying to get it heard by a larger audience. search for radio madrid in itunes and subscribe!
 
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House, funk, soul, bass and beats for open-minded listeners with an old-skool state of mind. More info at www.francisco.vibecast.com Catch the pod live every Tuesday evening on Electric Lion Radio www.electriclionradio.com or as a podcast on Podbean, ACast, ITunes or Tunein Full track-listing below and at www.mixcloud.com/francisco Itunes / Apple P…
 
Made Kuti is the son of legendary acrobat singer Femi Kuti and grandson of legendary Afrobeat singer, human rights activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti and we had a conversation in an upper room at the legendary Afrikan Shrine ... kindly share!!!!! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lanreshonubi/message…
 
This week on Deaf With The Record Jamie and Ollie discuss arguably the greatest (?) album of the 90s, or at the very least the decade's most lavish and heartbreaking. If you've never listened to Spiritualized then give this album a spin and come back to hear some discussions about its production, influences and utter brilliance (can you tell we rea…
 
House, funk, soul, bass and beats for open-minded listeners with an old-skool state of mind. More info at www.francisco.vibecast.com Catch the pod live every Tuesday evening on Electric Lion Radio www.electriclionradio.com or as a podcast on Podbean, ACast, ITunes or Tunein Full track-listing below and at www.mixcloud.com/francisco Itunes / Apple P…
 
Dubmatix - Detonator Honey Boy Martin - Dreader Than Dread Jerry Harris - Spreading All Over King Tubby - Jah Jah Dub The Tamlins - Baltimore Ranking Ann - Love On A Mountainn Top Mr Williams & Chief Rockers - My Heavenz Love Joys - Jah Light Misses Misty - Mellow Mellow Ride On Susan Cadogan - Nice & Easy Pachyman - Guy Goodwin Ghetto Priest - Her…
 
Taj and Karena Evans welcome legendary photographer and music video director Nabil Elderkin to the podcast. Nabil discusses growing up surfing in Australia, his famous story of purchasing Kanye West’s domain name, working as Kanye’s photographer and cutting his teeth into music videos. They also chat about Gully — Nabil’s newly released debut featu…
 
Dubmatix - Detonator Night Owls - You Got To Be A Man Dillinger & Tirnity - Rizla Skank Ranking Ann - Dangerous MC Brown Sugar - Black Pride Cornell Campbell - Hold On Dave Barker - Do Your Thing Judge Dread - Dread Rock The Lions - This Generation Hortense Ellis - People Make The World Go Round Janet Kay - Silly Games Marcia Griffiths - Feel LIke …
 
Live from the Archive When Afropop Worldwide launched back in 1988, a key goal was to capture the live energy of incredible artists emerging from Africa, the Caribbean and beyond. Most of those recordings were preserved on reel-to-reel tapes. The coronavirus lockdown has given us a chance to start revisiting and preserving. And we have been amazed …
 
After a few weeks off, in which Jamie and Ollie worked alongside Gareth and the boys to bring football home, DWTR is back for good. What better way to end the hiatus than with an episode on 'The Score': one of the best hiphop records of the 90s and every bit as good 25 years on. Expect discussions of the group's origins, Lauryn Hill and Wyclef's co…
 
House, funk, soul, bass and beats for open-minded listeners with an old-skool state of mind. More info at www.francisco.vibecast.com Catch the pod live every Tuesday evening on Electric Lion Radio www.electriclionradio.com or as a podcast on Podbean, ACast, ITunes or Tunein Full track-listing below and at www.mixcloud.com/francisco Itunes / Apple P…
 
New release recommendations from East coast rap outfit Czarface packed with their trademark comic book references. And a sludge rock release from Portland OR band Red Fang that expands on their sound. Our Old Dog picks revisit an influential hip-hop concept record from MF DOOM as well as Guns N’ Roses debut record that would reshape rock in the 80s…
 
Dubmatix - DetonatorDennis Bovell- Rowing 12" version King TUbby & Cornell Campbell - Summer DubMr Jukes & U-Roy - Man Next Door ft SantigoldQueen Latifah & De La SOulMama - Gave Birth To The Soul ChildrenJonny GoFigure - A Different AnswerTenja In Dub - Raw Dub IrieOne Blood - Be ThankfulThe Upsetters - PopcornCindy Sanyu & Mungo's Hi Fi - Pull Up…
 
Canadian recording artist and singer/songwriter Daniela Andrade joins Taj Critchlow and Dean Rosen to talk about how she got her start posting Nirvana and Radiohead covers on Youtube, to now amassing nearly 2 million subscribers. Daniela talks about embracing her passion for music despite growing up in a strict Christian household, and collaboratin…
 
House, funk, soul, bass and beats for open-minded listeners with an old-skool state of mind. More info at www.francisco.vibecast.com Catch the pod live every Tuesday evening on Electric Lion Radio www.electriclionradio.com or as a podcast on Podbean, ACast, ITunes or Tunein Full track-listing below and at www.mixcloud.com/francisco Itunes / Apple P…
 
Dubmatix - DetonatorSola Rosa & Spikey - Tee BadmanBoozoo Bajou - DiversBeastie Boys - Hey LadiesFort Knox Five & Asheru - InsightSam Binga, Redders & Bakey - How It GoesGrima x Azza, Mr Traumatik, Devilman - Finesse RiddimHomeboy Sandman - Go HardTall Black Guy, Ozay Moore & Sean C Johnson - MUDMr Jukes, Barney Artist & Kofi Stone Check - The Puls…
 
New release recommendations from country artist Dillon Carmichael and his latest EP. And a challenging release from Italian death metal group Ad Nauseam. Our Old Dog picks revisit a classic records from Irish rock band U2 and garage rockers The White Stripes. Here’s the full list of album recommendations from the show: Dillon Carmichael – Hot Beer …
 
House, funk, soul, bass and beats for open-minded listeners with an old-skool state of mind. More info at www.francisco.vibecast.com Catch the pod live every Tuesday evening on Electric Lion Radio www.electriclionradio.com or as a podcast on Podbean, ACast, ITunes or Tunein Full track-listing below and at www.mixcloud.com/francisco Itunes / Apple P…
 
Shawn Lee & Ohmega WattsWe Got The JazzDub Pistols & Rodney PYou'll Never FindThe Allergies & Andy CooperRock RockBreakestraFamily RapButtering TrioGanjamanJonny FaithOpen My EyesNubiyan Twist & Super CatDance Inna LondonBost & Bim, Brisa Roche & Long RangerJamaican BoyThe DynamicsMiss YouThe LionsThinkBoozoo Bajou & Top CatKillerL'Entourloop, Hatm…
 
Known as Australia’s music and cultural capital, Melbourne is a hub of creativity boasting a diverse arts scene. The African community in Melbourne has been growing with Africans from all parts of the continent bringing their fashion, food and music to the city. In this episode we’ll explore African musicians and music curators who are making their…
 
Director X, Taj Critchlow and Dean Rosen introduce one of the most exciting names in the music video game right now: Kid. Studio. Directing duo Glenn Michael and Christo Anesti have worked with everyone from Vince Staples, French Montana, Future, Post Malone, Bryson Tiller, Big Sean, and more. In this episode, Kid. Studio talk shining a light on To…
 
Jamie and Ollie could only suppress their English indie impulses for so long, it can't all be The Beach Boys and Fela Kuti, sometimes you just wanna talk about the music you listened to when you were 15, u know?! :'( Expect discussions of coastal sea-side towns, how Metronomy have managed to hold our interest over all these years, and even some rem…
 
Chilld out house, funk, soul, bass and beats for open-minded listeners with an old-skool state of mind. More info at www.francisco.vibecast.com Catch the pod live every Tuesday evening on Electric Lion Radio www.electriclionradio.com or as a podcast on Podbean, ACast, ITunes or Tunein Full track-listing below and at www.mixcloud.com/francisco Itune…
 
Dubmatix - DetonatorThe Hempolics - Love To SingPrince Fatty, Omar & Fatlip - SunshineNora Dean - Peace Begins WithinThe Marvels - Rock SteadyZimbabwe Legit - Where I'm AtChequers - Get Up, Stand UpRodney P - Riddim KillaMr Scruff & Roots Manuva - JusjusChima Anya & Soulchef - GiantsBeastie Boys - Egg ManPotatohead People, De La Soul & DJ Jazzy Jef…
 
New release recommendations from Jeff Rosenstock and his ska re-thinking of his 2020 album No Dream. And the first new material in 10 years from country veteran Travis Tritt. Our Old Dog picks feature an influential release from psychedelic rock group Spacemen 3. Plus a funky classic from Prince at the height of his powers. Here’s the full list of …
 
Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The father of afrobeat. This week Jamie and Ollie chat about one of the most singular and fascinating musicians of the 20th century. Expect discussions of afrobeat as a genre and how it came to be, Fela's political and musical legacy, why Tony Allen is a god and much, much more. Then the usual too: YEAR IN MUSIC, APEX, ALTERNAT…
 
House, funk, soul, bass and beats for open-minded listeners with an old-skool state of mind. More info at www.francisco.vibecast.com Catch the pod live every Tuesday evening on Electric Lion Radio www.electriclionradio.com or as a podcast on Podbean, ACast, ITunes or Tunein Full track-listing below and at www.mixcloud.com/francisco Itunes / Apple P…
 
Dubmatix - DetonatorRevolutionaries - Kunta Kinte DubMungo's Hi Fi - Under Arrest ft MC IshuHorace Andy - Do You Love MusicMacka B - Never Played A 45Flox - Right HereGroove Armada - SuntoucherLeaders of the new School - Case of the PTAGuru & Slum Village - Cuz I'm JazzyThe Mouse Outfit - Who Gwan Test (ft Sparkz & Dubbul O)Buggsy - OverdubUgly Duc…
 
The 27 year-long Angolan civil war was also an international crossroads of the Cold War as well as a regional resource war, involving Cuba, the Soviet Union, Zaire, South Africa, and the U.S. When it was over, Namibia was independent, apartheid had fallen, Angola was a nation, and the Soviet Union had ceased to exist. Through music, interviews, and…
 
Taj and Karena Evans sit down with a longtime friend and collaborator, choreographer Tanisha Scott. Working with some of the biggest names in music and film like George Clooney, Jodie Foster, Spike Jonze & Jay-Z, Tanisha talks about her experience as a woman of color in the industry and how she stays motivated to create. Follow @karenaevans and @ta…
 
Yes, that's right! We've bloody sold out!! We've gone pop!!! Episode three of Season 2 focuses on one of Ollie and Jamie's favourite pop records of the noughties - 'Alright, Still.' Remember those halcyon days of 2006? Tabloids, MySpace, Jonathan Ross...! Expect discussions of Lily's rise to prominence, what a good pop album is all about and then f…
 
House, funk, soul, bass and beats for open-minded listeners with an old-skool state of mind. More info at www.francisco.vibecast.com Catch the pod live every Tuesday evening on Electric Lion Radio www.electriclionradio.com or as a podcast on Podbean, ACast, ITunes or Tunein Full track-listing below and at www.mixcloud.com/francisco Itunes / Apple P…
 
Dubmatix - Detonator Tommy McCook - Green Mango Family Choice - Reggae Beat Goes On Seanie T, Donivan KingJay, Blak Twang - Veterans (Wrongtom Remix) Capleton & Method Man - Wings Of The Morning Poor Righteous Teachers - Easy Star Fu-Schnickens - La Schmoove Rae & Christian & Pharcyde - Let It Go Black Sheep - The Choice Is Yours Brand New Heavies …
 
For over 10 years, Eric Nelson Efa and members of his association, the Azania Way Culture, have crisscrossed almost half of Cameroon's 10 regions: the deep North, around Lake Chad, the central region, the Adamawa and the south, to record traditional musicians who are getting very old and are the last repository of traditional music in Cameroon. In …
 
"Just remember ALL CAPS when you spell the man name" This week Ollie and Jamie talk about the one and only Madvillainy. In the shadow of DOOM's death how has the experience of listening to this album changed? Is Madlib the greatest producer of all time? Is this album-cover going straight into the GOAT section of the nightclub? Expect answers to all…
 
House, funk, soul, bass and beats for open-minded listeners with an old-skool state of mind. More info at www.francisco.vibecast.com Catch the pod live every Tuesday evening on Electric Lion Radio www.electriclionradio.com or as a podcast on Podbean, ACast, ITunes or Tunein Full track-listing below and at www.mixcloud.com/francisco Itunes / Apple P…
 
Prince Fatty & The Soothsayers- We Won't Lose HopeJohnny Clarke- Bood DunzaJaubi, Tenderlonious, Latarnik - Satanic Nafs - The Gaslight Killer & Mophono RemixMoses Boyd & SW2 - Dirty SouthEric B & Rakim - I Ain't No JokeDJ Format - Warm DustKatalyst & Steve Spacek - How Bout UsFela Kuti & Afrika 70 - Open & Close EditNextmen & Dynamite MC - So Many…
 
Central America, a narrow, mountainous, and largely impoverished stretch of land spanning seven countries, is a surprising and underexposed Latin American musical hot zone. The region’s bizarre and tumultuous history has led to a fascinating mix of cultural influences – Spanish conquistadors, British pirates, and American banana companies have at o…
 
Our conversation with Dave Meyers was so good we added a second episode. In Part 2 of our conversation with Dave Meyers, Taj, Director X, and Dave talk about everything from the making of Sicko Mode, venturing into photography and mentoring Kanye West. Follow @davemeyers on Instagram, and stay up to date on all new ARTchitects episodes by following…
 
Taj and Director X take you inside the groundbreaking world of Dave Meyers and the inspiration behind some of the biggest and most inventive music videos ever made. From Missy Elliott and Outkast to Travis Scott, Billie Eilish, Harry Styles, and Kendrick Lamar, get an inside view on the craft of making music videos from a truly visionary director. …
 
DEAF WITH THE RECORD IS BACK! The first episode of Season 2 of DWTR takes a look at perhaps the most seminal album we've covered on the show so far - 'Pet Sounds.' Ollie and Jamie talk over everything The Beach Boys, from their early career to the recording of Pet Sounds, before discussing Brian Wilson's genius, Mike Love's villainy and comparisons…
 
House, funk, soul, bass and beats for open-minded listeners with an old-skool state of mind. More info at www.francisco.vibecast.com Catch the pod live every Tuesday evening on Electric Lion Radio www.electriclionradio.com or as a podcast on Podbean, ACast, ITunes or Tunein Full track-listing below and at www.mixcloud.com/francisco Itunes / Apple P…
 
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