Very special DJ set from 21st century afro supergroup Afriquoi, showcasing the influences in the music of the stellar 5 piece live show, drawing on afro house, techno, afrodisco, global bass, soul, afrobeat, zouglou and traditional African styles in a highenergy, dancefloor friendly UK afro workout!
When Hugh Tracey (1903-1977) made 35,000 field recordings across Sub-Saharan Africa between the 1920s & 1970s, his intention was to reveal the beauty and complexity of this music to a world that saw little value in it. Today, almost 90 years later, Tracey’s bid to preserve the music of Africa for future generations lives on.
Matuki are a 12 piece band who play west African music fused with urban funk. Their first live gigs were at Glastonbury Festival ’15, where they immediately won audiences over with sizzling horns, tuff bass-lines, interlocking guitars & soaring vocals. Led by master drummer and lead vocalist, Abraham Ebou,
Roaring out of the South-West foothills comes Screamin' Miss Jackson and the Slap Ya’ Mama Big Band playing a brand of music that stands all by itself – Hokum Blues and Hillbilly Fervour combine with Ragtime and Western Swing to produce an unstoppable force as powerful as a hurricane