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Laíz & The New Love Experience

Transdisciplinary artist Laíz was born in the city of Jundiaí - Brazil - in the state of Sâo Paulo in 1999 and migrated to Germany in 2019 where she started her musical journey in the Berlin Jazz - scene by blending Latin Groove, Free Jazz and Afrobeat with Brazilian Hip [...]

SONIC INTERVENTIONS

XJAZZ! Berlin “SONIC INTERVENTIONS were a sensation on the XJAZZ! FESTIVAL 2023. Each one who shared the space that night was dissolved in the immersive experience of SONIC‘s performance. With every beat, every sound, and every move, SONIC INTERVENTIONS deliver so much more than just music. The atmosphere they cultivate [...]

GYEDU-BLAY AMBOLLEY – US Tour

For the first time in the US, Gyedu Blay Ambolley will be performing his 1975 debut album Simigwa in its entirety! Bringing his 8 piece band from Ghana, they will perform the pioneering masterpiece. Gyedu Blay Ambolley is a musical luminary hailing from Ghana, West Africa, with a staggering 29 albums under his belt. Known affectionately as the [...]

JEMBAA GROOVE – new album coming in spring 2024

Jamie Cullum (UK) on BBC Radio 2 ("A great mix of Highlife and Jazz….fantastic!!“) Gilles Peterson (UK) on BBC6 Music („Everyone is playing them“) Joe Kay (US) on Soulection (Love their music so much!) Francis Gay (D) former Head of WDR Cosmo („Most exciting band to come out of Germany for [...]

new album by OPEZ

Social Limbo is the new album by OPEZ. A collection of eleven dreamy, rough, abundant instrumental songs which have the guts to subsist and survive the fluidity of our times. With his melodies Massi Amadori tells the nostalgia and melancholy of a lived, loved and consumed Italy. In the Limbo [...]

25 years Mo’ Horizons – new album & single

Mo’ Horizons enter their seventh album chapter and remarkably, celebrate 25 years of their exultant and globally enriched, forward-thinking, electronic sound. Featuring a cast of guest singers, including Ghanaian legend Gyedu-Blay Ambolley, Mango, is a fiery and sample-heavy blend of future-funk, balearic, highlife, Brazilian drum ‘n bass and lo-fi hip [...]

Gyedu-Blay Ambolley & His Sekondi Band – on tour 2023

Gyedu-Blay Ambolley and his Sekondi Band International rocking it in Europe (and Marocco) again ! get ready and don't forget your dancing shoes. dates: 05. May LIBERATION FESTIVAL, Groningen 06. May PATRONAAT, Haarlem 09. May PARDON TO TU, Warsaw 12. May XJAZZ FESTIVAL, Berlin 13. May WOMAD FESTIVAL, Caceres 17. [...]

Jembaa Groove feat. K.O.G “Sweet My Ear” – 7″ Single

In early 2022 bandleaders Eric Owusu and Yannick Nolting went to Ghana to work on the first tracks of the upcoming sophomore EP. Down in Accra they joined forces with Eric’s former bandmates from the Kwashibu Area Band. In the well known Kwashiman area, Jembaa Groove teamed up with legendary [...]

new single by wnbl out now

To the outside world it has been pretty quiet around wnbl, formerly known as Wanubalé, after their last release almost three years ago. But as is often the case in exploratory processes, the impression is deceptive. From building their own rehearsal studio in early 2020 to individually developing as musicians [...]

Gyedu-Blay Ambolley & Hi-Life Jazz – new album coming soon

link: Gyedu-Blay Ambolley and Hi-life Jazz Gyedu-Blay Ambolley is revered as the Simigwahene in Ghana – The King of Simigwa-Highlife. Because of his deep, soulful, and funky Highlife sound, he is also sometimes referred to as the “James Brown of Ghana.” And not without reason. His blend of Highlife, Funk, [...]

new single & album announcement by Black Jesus eXperience

"Dark Matters" is the first single from the upcoming album "Good Evening Black Buddha" by Melbourne's Black Jesus eXperience; to be released on the 16th in September. “Good evening Black Buddha” is Black Jesus eXperience’s seventh studio album. Inspired by the land they live on and the connection to all [...]

Onom Agemo & Ahmed Ag Kaedy – new album & tour

This is the second collaboration between the Berlin based groove-outfit ONOM AGEMO and the Malian guitarist, singer and songwriter AHMED AG KAEDY. After the release of their first project - a 7" single titled "Onin Okalan" in 2017 - they are now presenting a full album ("Tartit") which they recorded [...]

“Emblema” – new video by Rhabdomantic Orchestra

Inspired on the everlasting beauty of the composer Simón Dìaz and his “Tonada de Luna Llena” , this song plays with the idea of ethereal suspension, a lullaby for a state of mind that travels between light and shadow, between dawn and night, between life and dead… link: youtube “With [...]

playlist on spotify

please feel free to enjoy our playlist on spotify: link - picture by Irène Zandel

out now !

AR155DD JEMBAA GROOVE „Susuma“ release date: 18 March 2022 LP | CD | digital Berlin based international outfit Jembaa Groove come forth with a powerful and poly-rhythmical debut album built around the West African Highlife tradition and the spirit of classic US Jazz and Soul. now available all over our [...]

new artist: JEMBAA GROOVE

Eric Owusu and Yannick Nolting are two musical nomads which found themselves calmed down in Berlin after travelling the globe for many years. “Bassa Bassa” is the first single by their bandnew project called JEMBAA GROOVE. the album gonna follow in early 2022. we love this band !

Bareto signed to Agogo Records

We are more than lucky that BARETO, one of Peru’s go-to psychedelic cumbia protagonists, signed a deal with our brave label out of Germany. Their inimitable pan-international sound has drawn them a massive fan base not just in Peru but across the South American continent, in Europe, US and further [...]

new single by Linear John

’Me & Mrs PC’ is a song about a man who has a simple plan to meet an actress Penelope Cruz. He’s going to be a great actor and then play opposite her. The song has some sixties influences (a’la The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel) with a little electronic feel [...]

new single & video by RSN

Please see the video here https://youtu.be/5GvtN4_WN0k and have just a listen here https://agogo.lnk.to/Motion

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