Highlights from D.A.M.E. (Down a** Mamas elevatin). DJ Mahealani was rockin it proper as always. DJ Shani was in the mix with the deep house soulful loveliness…and Queen Deelah…wow! This sista has some power. She definitely did her thing with mad energy. Do yourself a favor and check for the D.A.M.E. parties at Volstead. …
https://soundcloud.com/aquamanchill/global-warming-radio-session Greetings once again from the global warming sessions. Global Warming radio session 4 takes you on the usual tour of brazilian samba funk, Afrobeat, Salsa, disco, dub sounds, and breaks. My personal highlights of this edition would have to be: Silvio Cesar’s “A Festa” from the Brazilian Beats Brooklyn compilation. (A great …
Chorizo Funk throwin down @ Night Fever @ Frank Austin. The music was bumpin and the crowd was jumpin. Cilantro Boombox rocked the place with high energy and Chorizo rocked steady with a world tour of afro latin, afrobeat, cumbia, funk and soul…Just the way we like it on afrobonics… Be sure to check for …
Global Warming checking back in for a 2nd session taking you on the usual tour of afro funkiness throughout the globe. This session is blessed with some Tony Allen, some old school Massive Attack representing Bristol and the Mexican institute of sound comes correct with the “Hip Hop No Pares” jump off. Also check …
Global Warming radio session After a long hiatus, Afrobonics is back with a new radio series: Global warming. In the first session we have a strong and diverse set including exotic India cuts from The Bombay Dub Orchestra, Bhangra fusion, Surinamese funk that runs very nicely, Samba funk and soul, and much more. In short, …
Afrobonics does it global…so here we have a Russian crew (Kasta) repping with the grimy flow. I give it a thumbs up, kinda makes me think of a Russian Mobb deep [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVaj1lqDO5c&w=420&h=315]
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJ6yfgBKkqk&w=420&h=315] Very Dangerous afrobeat mix I had to post from DJ YTO
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Frt7QMGM0Dk&w=420&h=315] Have this in heavy rotation lately. Very funky groove. What is it about Mali? Those brothas and sistas throw down!
Antibalas has a new jam out for preview here. Same energy as always, very tight groove, looking forward to the album release on August 7th.
The Jende Ri Palenge CD DVD set offers a nice package of traditional music, modern remixes and a DVD that documents the daily lives of the Palenque, the descendants of African slaves who, hundreds of years ago escaped to the coast of Colombia from its interior and preserved the roots and traditions of their African …