New Single by Wanubalé

NADRA / LOOSE FOCUS to us is a very natural evolution of the ideas and impressions WANUBALÉ got after releasing their first album in 2019 and a step closer towards their vision of the band’s sound. The two tracks differ massively in their kind of groove and their influences but they made a task to   view »

Gyedu-Blay Ambolley gonna perform at Roskilde Festival 2020

GYEDU-BLAY AMBOLLEY & HIS SEKONDI FESTIVAL 03. July 2020 Roskilde Festival Tickets & Program: link Ghanian Afro-funk from living legend Gyedu-Blay Ambolley started in the sixties in the Uhuru Dance Band and learned music from outstanding artists like Ebo Taylor, with whom he founded The Apagya Show Band in 1974. His 1973 hit “Simigwa-Do” includes   view »

Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus Experience

FULGEANCE “excellent as always with Astatke” SIMBAD “yeeees!!!!” DR BOB JONES “superb production. wonderful ! full support” NICKODEMUS “well done” URGENT.FM “yes, what a vibe” KCSF RADIO “this is truly a transcendental track” WICKED JAZZ SOUNDS “this is fantastic. world music at its finest” LAURENT GARNIER “<3<3<3<3” BUSCEMI “great track from the master” BAMALOVESOUL “love   view »

“Para Todos” by Natalie Greffel

DJ MAESTRO “nice!” TIM LOVE LEE “really beautiful” DANNY MASSURE “very nice!” BAMALOVESOUL “yes yes yes” JADA PAROLINI “delicious” JUNIOR “pure joy” RTR FM “absolutely exquisite” SIMBAD “absolutely beautiful” WICKED JAZZ SOUNDS “amazing album. what a vibe!” TOSHIO MATSUURA “smooth” RADIO KRIMI “nice discover” LAURENT GARNIER “stunning – will play on my show” RADIOLAB ITALY   view »

Gyedu-Blay Ambolley & His Sekondi Band are touring in Europe this spring

o3. April at Festival Banlieues Bleues / Paris, France 04. April at TBA / Goteborg, Sweden 09. April at B. Leza Clube / Lisbon, Portugal 11. April at Grounds / Rotterdam, Netherlands 12. April at Paradiso / Amsterdam, Netherlands 15. April at TBA / London, UK 17. April at TBA / Saubriges, France 18. April   view »

new album by Gyedu-Blay Ambolley !

The Ghanian legend’s latest release shows off a pride of heritage and his honed talent for mixing Highlife with other genres like Rap, Afro-funk and Disco. the album will be available on glorious Double Vinyl gatefold, CD digipack and all digital formats by end of November. various shops: link

WANUBALÉ “phosphenes” – debut album is now on pre-order

Wanubalé – nine guys from Berlin, inspired by the city’s fresh Jazz scene and distinct club culture. This band sets out to define their own, highly danceable version of Jazz, Neo Soul and Funk. Heavy influences from Jazz, Neo Soul and Funk shape their compositions. However, electronic sounds are just as important to Wanubalé. All   view »

new 7″ by Nautilus

We let the jazzy cat out of the bag with dj, selector and arranger Oonops‘ second co-operation with japanese trio Nautilus. This time they covered another masterpiece of history: De La Soul‘s “A Roller Skating Jam Named Saturday”. this version combines it with the heavy little break of UMC‘s “One To Grow On”. On the   view »

Oonops Drops Vol. 2

DJ Oonops presents Volume 2 of his extensive compilation covering genres from Dub, Jazz, Funk, Soul to Beats and Hip Hop featuring pretty well known artists as well as zooming newcomers. Bandcamp:


GYEDU-BLAY AMBOLLEY & HIS SEKONDI BAND (Ghana) SIMIGWA SUMMER                07. July Hertme Afrika Festival (NL)                                       08. July Montreux Jazz Festival (CH)   13. July Wildeburg Festival – Kraggenburg (NL)  14. July Valkhof Festival – Nijmegen (NL) 16. July Sommerfestival der Kulturen – Stuttgart (Ger)                    19. July Globaltica Festival – Gdansk (PL)                                        01. August Helden in   view »