Rhythm and Roots

Afro-House Explorations

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Sunday Songs

Here in Amsterdam the sun is shining and summer is finally here (at least for a weekend). To celebrate here is a little playlist of some sunny, Sunday songs: Share this

Makina – Potro

The fourth release from future looking Latin American netlabel Antartek comes from Amsterdam based Argentine born producer Makina. Potro (which translates as horse) consists of four prime cuts of ‘Ghetto Folk/House/Pisco Sour/Cumbia'(!) Makina takes house music foundations and… Read More

Floating Points in Brazil

This is a great little video interview with UK house/soul/funk/everything producer, DJ and Eglo Records boss, Floating Points, conducted in a São Paulo record store a month or so back. You can see, and indeed listen to some… 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

Sunday Mashup – Auntie Flo vs Los Mirlos

Auntie Flo, otherwise known as Glaswegian Brian D’Souza, has been making waves over the past year or so with his take on tropical/afro-house and DJ sets at the Highlife club night. His previous tunes ‘Goa’ & ‘Highlife’ were… Read More

Real Scenes: Bristol

Bristol has played an important part in the history of British electronic music, from the early days of trip-hop pioneers Tricky, Portishead and Massive Attack, to the city’s role in the emergence and divergence of UK bass music…. Read More