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Imarhan ‘Azzaman’

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Imarhan ‘Azzaman’

Tuareg rock band Imarhan have released a video for ‘Temet’, the first track from their second album.

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14/11/2017
14/11/2017
Oui Love EFG London Jazz Festival

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Oui Love EFG London Jazz Festival

This year’s EFG London Jazz Festival, which runs from 10th-19th November, features a dazzlingly broad range of Made in France artists.

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24/10/2017
24/10/2017
Heavenly Sweetness ‘We Are 10!’

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Heavenly Sweetness ‘We Are 10!’

To celebrate their 10th birthday, French label Heavenly Sweetness have released a new compilation.

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23/10/2017
23/10/2017
Ibeyi ‘Ash’

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Ibeyi ‘Ash’

France-Cuban sisters Ibeyi have returned a little older and wiser, assisted by a star cast of special guests.

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29/09/2017
29/09/2017
Gipsy Kings & More for SKKF

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Gipsy Kings & More for SKKF

The South Ken Kids Festival turns 20 this year. For its birthday edition, it is featuring three French acts (Sarah Leo, the Gipsy Kings with Chico and Jacques Tellitocci) in its programming.

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Amadou & Mariam ‘La Confusion’

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Amadou & Mariam ‘La Confusion’

The ninth album from the celebrated Malian duo sees them exploring funk and disco territory.

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22/09/2017
22/09/2017
Lo’Jo ‘Café Des Immortels’

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Lo’Jo ‘Café Des Immortels’

Watch the latest video from one of the most cherished and musically diverse bands on the World Music scene.

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19/09/2017
19/09/2017
Amadou & Mariam Live Dates & New Album

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Amadou & Mariam Live Dates & New Album

The ninth album from Malian musical duo and Grammy-award nominees Amadou & Mariam, La Confusion, is due on 22 September on Because Music. To celebrate the release the band has shared the lyric video for the track 'Filaou Bessame'.The duo will be in the UK for End Of The Road festival on 3rd September and at The Troxy on 4th November....

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18/07/2017
18/07/2017
Vaudou Game on UK tour

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Vaudou Game on UK tour

The relentlessly entertaining Franco-Togolese afro-funk group Vaudou Game are on the road in the UK for an extensive series of dates, including several festivals. Beginning at Rhythmtree on 14th July, it takes in Shambala and culminates with End of the Road in September, with a London show at PizzaExpress Jazz Club on 24th August.Have a look a the full list of shows below....

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14/07/2017
14/07/2017
Jupiter & Okwess ‘Kin Sonic’

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Jupiter & Okwess ‘Kin Sonic’

Four years after his debut album Hotel Univers and a year after the Troposphère 13 EP (that featured both Damon Albarn and Warren Ellis) Congolese musician Jupiter Bokondji aka Jupiter & Okwess has released his second album Kin Sonic on Zamora/Glitterbeat . This new material mixes traditional Congolese rhythms with 70's soul and funk, resulting in a furiously enjoyable concoction. ...

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07/07/2017
07/07/2017