Afrobase // 16 Nov 201411/14/14
John selects 5 great tracks from the new Afrosound of Colombia Vol2 from Vampisoul, plus new releases from Akwaaba music with Tchobari, Rocky Marsiani and Aero Manyelo, and more from Tony Allen, Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu, and pictured are Joe...
Afrobase // 02 Nov 2014
John presents a selection of reggae African style, classic 70s & 80s soukous on vinyl, new tracks from Brownswood’s Havana Cultura soundclash, Kenya’s Makadem, Cameroun’s Francis Bebey, Congo’s Mulele Matondo Afrika, Victor Axelrod’s alter ego...
Afrobase // 09 Nov 2014
John presents a selection of Ethiopian music new and old with Mulatu Astatke, Hailu Mergia & the Walias Band, the Roha Band, and Akale Wube. Along with afrojazz from UK’s Collocutor and Julian Bahula’s Jabula from South Africa, we play new releases in...
Afrobase // 26 Oct 2014
Sierra Leone singer Sia Tolno, Caribbean queen of Orisha chants Ella Andall (pictured), and Congolese rappers Lopanga Ya Banko all champion the rights of women. More from Akal? Wub?’s new album with strong Ethiojazz elements, more Togolese voodoo funk...
Afrobase // 19 Oct 2014
John presents more music from the art of Ghana’s legendary guitarist and arranger Ebo Taylor, new reworks of Lusafrican music from Rocky Marsiano and Batida. Rare tracks on vinyl from Peter Owino Rachar (Kenya), East African rumba from Nduka Masingu &...
Afrobase // 28 Sep 2014
Guy Morley hosts the show which features a mix by Dunk Ballantyne of Peruvian music from the 60s and 70s to celebrate the release of the album Peru Bravo on the Tiger’s Milk Label. There are rarities from Mangelepa and new releases from Glitterbeat...
Afrobase // 21 Sep 2014
John Warr hosts a competition to win a copy of Ebo Taylor’s Appia Kwa Bridge CD. Ebo (pictured) plays Brighton’s Coalition on Thursday October 9th. With a full 20m slice of afrobeat from Fela Kuti live at the Kalakuta Republik (1977), and other...
Afrobase // 14 Sep 2014
John Warr hosts some driving Congolese guitars from Wenge Musica, Shakara Gagna Gagna, and Gordon Masiala & NKA Musica. On a salsa tip, more from Ricardo Lemvo, skanking rap from Peru’s La In?dita, and apala and igede afros from Nigeria. Sahara soul...
Afrobase // 07 Sep 2014
John Warr hosts the show this week with music from the Antilles with Les Freres de Jean, Malinga Five.. From South Africa past and present with classic jive on 78 from Rex Ntuli, and the imminent reissue of Julian Bahula’s Molombo Jazz and Jabula. Rap...
Afrobase // 31 Aug 2014
John Warr presents music from Ivory Coast singers Ernesto Djedje and Dobet Gnahor? (touring shortly), Kenyan artists Michael Otieno Ooko and Makadem, Senegalese rappers Puppa Lek Sen and Aby Ngana Diop, plus Tshala Muana, Fela Kuti (pictured), Orlando...
Afrobase // 24 Aug 2014
With Carnival weekend upon us in the UK, old beguines from the French Antilles and funk steel pan from the Caribbean. Music from Ghana with King Ayisoba, Alogte Oho Jonas, and Los Issifu & his Moslems, and Congolese funk from saxo Verckys (new release...
Afrobase // 17 Aug 2014
John Warr presents an afromezze of funk and folly from afrobeat to highlife. With Congolese, Senegalese and Puerto Rican salsa, and South African maskanda and hayibo. New releases from King Ayisoba (Ghana), Batida (Portugal), Vaudou Game (Togo),...
Afrobase // 10 Aug 2014
John Warr returns to the show after a long break with big thanks to Guy Morley for standing in. Catching up this week on new releases from Lightning Head’s Bokoor Special, Marvin Gaye meets Brazil on Sexual Healing and other Brasilian surprises, an...
Afrobase // 03 Aug 2014
There is a distinctly retro funky flavour to this weeks show. Guy Morley selects tracks from across Africa, the Caribbean and South America and uncovers some classics, rarities and new releases. From Mali there are latin flavours from the late great...
Afrobase // 27 Jul 2014
Guy Morley hosts this week’s AfroBase show which takes in tracks from across Africa. From as far afield as Ethiopia and Kenya to South Africa and Zimbabwe. Rarities include the fantastic harmonies of Devera Ngwena and the roughly recorded benga of the...
Afrobase // 13 Jul 2014
Presented by Guy Morley, this week’s show is an Afrobeat bias to many of this autumns higher profile releases. In September the new film ‘Finding Fela’ by director Alex Gibney supports a great soundtrack of Fela Kuti songs and a couple of tracks from...
Afrobase // 06 Jul 2014
Guy Morley presents AfroBase. This weeks show features tracks from as far afield as South Africa, Kenya, Dominican Republic Mail and Belize. Alongside a fair slice of african orientated music from the States. The Kenyan tracks feature unreleased...
Afrobase // 29 Jun 2014
Guy Morley returns to present AfroBase. Forget your conceptions about Brazilian music because the show features a genre defying collection of music from Brazil and does not even mention the “f” word (football that is): including Brazilian takes on...
Afrobase // 22 Jun 2014
Hugo Mendez guest presents AfroBase. A selection of tracks from Guadeloupe and Haiti, a look at the excellent new Balani Show compilation on Sahel Sounds plus new releases from Simbad and Auntie Floand. There are club floor friendly urban beats from...
Afrobase // 15 Jun 2014
Guy Morley presents AfroBase. There are club floor friendly urban beats from Brazil’s Karol Konka, Caribbean Lord Nelson, global traveller Captain Planet and afrobeat from Angel Funke. Classic old rarities come from East Africa with 7 inch singles...
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