BETA-MBO-ND “When I say big beat, I mean ground shaking thunder drums from the belly of the basin . This street gang drum group came to the cultural center where we were recording and threw it down. The boom boom clapped around the space with the Balaphon melodies(the things that look like xylophones) trickling over their rhythms like rain. Anyone who’s ever heard the drummers of Burundi...
Phase two begins…– DRC Music
Heading back home on a train, heart feeling really heavy, but free & happy....– Kwes
Forlorn llamas have now turned into endorphin-filled dolphins, leaping to the...– Kwes
Hallo (clip - featuring Tout Puissant Mukalo)
Two of us and Love (security, & singer) went on a mission to find some...– Orlando (Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs)
The air is heavy, the beats heavier. I’ve seen things with your eyes you...– Remi
we’ve name checked everyone and started the process.Tea chest kicks, hand hit devil drum,bit of rattle whole lotta hum,add female pygmy choir and we’re off.(The congolese make music with everything).I can hear voices,someones missing a couple of hoover parts and the hot water pipe from their washing machine but no one cares…. Remi
Off to Kinshasa to make a record!
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