At the first edition of the Arabofolies festival at the Arab World Institute in Paris, Qwest meets with the Kurdish singer Aynur Doğan for an open conversation about women, the power of language and music.
Finding a home on the London-based Albert’s Favourites label, the Ronin Arkestra is a Tokyo-centered collective that brings together some of Japan’s most progressive jazz and electronic musicians.
An ensemble consisting of musicians who’ve also played parts in the groups Maisha and Ezra Collective, Cykada’s eponymous debut album was recorded back in 2017 at the pivotal Total Refreshment Centre venue in London.
Trans Kabar – Maligasé
With Maligasé, Trans Kabar electrifies their maloya heritage for a flamboyant rock ceremony by revisiting songs traditionally associated with the kabaré service.
Durand Jones & The Indications – American Love Call
American Love Call: an appeal to sensual and relaxed love that the string instruments and vocal harmonies make all the more sweet.