Rhythm and Roots

Rhythm & Roots Volume XIII

It has been a while and in that while lots of new music has been buzzing around my ears. This is the 12th edition of Rhythm & Roots mix series. This mix criss crosses from deep Brazilian Dub… Read More

Awesome Music from Africa

A little look at a handful of exciting music released this week which concentrates on new and forgotten music from the African continent. First up Awesome Tapes from Africa‘s first official release as a label. The blog has… Read More

Angolan House

Just read a great little piece from FADER by Benjamin Lebrave (the man behind Akwaaba Music) on the recent House music trend taking over Angolan clubs. Lebrave writes that Angolan producers like DJ Djeff and DJ Delany, inspired… Read More

Sudan Votes Music Hopes vs Akwaaba Music

Sudan Votes Music Hopes is a project initiated by Berlin based M.!.C.T. (Media In Cooperation and Transition), a media development organisation who ‘focus on the interplay between conflict, media coverage and reconciliation in crisis regions’, in particular the… Read More

Chop Chop! – Akwaaba Music

Akwaaba Music, the label founded by French DJ/crate digger Benjamin Lebrave celebrates its two year anniversary this week. Over the past two years Lebrave has put together over two dozen releases presenting a wide spectrum of contemporary, old… Read More