It's been a while. Hi, if you're new to the blog, welcome! And if you've been reading this blog for some time now, you'll know that I lapsed into one of those long silences and haven't posted in a while. Honestly, being quiet for this long should be outlawed. Crate-digging through the past I started … Continue reading Be Back Soon …
Throes + The Shine is an Angolan/Lisbon band keen on taking the experimental path between Angolan kuduro, electronica, and indie rock.
Care to join us for a mash-up of prog rock, death metal, masked mysteries, and alternative retro-rock served up with some bourbon for this week's episode?
Meet Tinariwen, a blues-rock band from Mali searching for Tenere, a mystical place in the heart of the Sahara.
You'll find Mbuvi's representation of a Kenyan Christmas accurate, Korede Bello jumps in with a Naija rendition of 'Jingle Bells', Ugandan children's choir Proclaim will melt your heart with their enthusiastic performance of 'Mary Did You Know', plus a little extra. So go on, press play.
Life moves quickly when you're having fun. I know it's been a while since I last posted anything and in case you missed out, let me bring you up to speed. A couple of weeks in October ago I set out to recommend some rock bands who I felt deserved a listen. We're now in … Continue reading What Happened to Rocktober, and Some 1980’s Ethiopian Jazz for Your Monday Blues
The truth is, you have a lot more to fear from a mosquito than you would a die-hard rocker. Rock music is simply a wider form of self-expression, not just for artists, but for fans as well. So in the spirit of this month, I thought I'd try to explore a couple of cool bands who deserve a listen (if you're up to it).