It’s been five years in the making, but the Kondi Band has finally arrived!Â (more…)
Here’s a new mix I wanted to share with the Dutty familia. OkayAfrica recently conscripted me to do mixing duties onÂ Teju Cole’s dream mix of Nigeria pop songs – a set he put together to accompany a short essay on the Lagos clubbing experience: (more…)
I’m about to hop on a 16-hour nonstop flight to Hong Kong (via the Arctic Circle?), where, timeslipped 12 hours ahead into my sleep-deprived Eastern futureÂ I’ll step off the plane and head straight to lead a workshop with a half-dozen traditional musicians from HK and my man Chief Boima. What’s going on?!
Usually people put out a mix before their tour to promote upcoming shows… Well, I’m putting one out after — many excuses as to whyÂ —Â most importantlyÂ because I wanted to share a part of my set that got some interesting reactions from crowds this past month touring the U.S. (more…)