In the late 1940s and 1950s the first wave of Afro-Caribbean immigrants, many of them ex-servicemen who fought, bled, and watched their friends die during WW2 for the UK, landed with their families in London. During that first winter bricks ...Read More

Afropop Exclusive Guest Mix from DJ Zhao. Most definitely not for the faint of heart, made with Berlin's Berghain Club in mind, this one needs the best sound system you have access to (preferably a Function One), as well ...Read More

Afropop Exclusive Guest Mix from DJ Zhao. Most definitely not for the faint of heart, made with Berlin's Berghain Club in mind, this one needs the best sound system you have access to (preferably ...Read More

Saturday, November 9, 2013 / 11:00pm / ENTREE: 5 EU SAVVY:ETC - Richardstraße 20, 12043 Neukölln, Berlin ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ IBOGA & KAELA NKANZA__________Kinshasa/Paris a soul stirring ...Read More

The Space Between Us Music Convention 7- 9 October / 4 to 9 pm / Täglich / 16 bis 21 Uhr – in English Picnicrecords Stendaler Straße 4, 10559 Berlin/Moabit PARTY / 9 October / 10pm / open end WAU, Wirtshaus am Ufer, Hallesches ...Read More

a continuation from "NGOMA 11 - Northern Tropikal", takes us right up to the electro apocalyptic edge of the meaning of “tropical”; yet all selections, no matter how cold, synthetic, or mechanical, are driven by a prominent ...Read More

Bigup soundcloud.com/bomb-diggy out in Amsterdam for inviting me to contribute to their mix series - www.mixcloud.com/bombdiggy/ This one, a continuation from "NGOMA 11 - Northern Tropikal", takes us right up to the electro apocalyptic edge of the meaning of “tropical”; yet ...Read More

DJ Zhao presents Ancient Future Rhythm Origins. 01 Intro: Heart Beat 02 Toureg Drums and Chant X Dima - Monolog 03 Guem & Zaka - Printemps X Yonurican - Lucha Machete 04 El Hadj Ensemble - Wo Mawu ...Read More

Just kidding, Afro Beets is not a genre. And neither is Afro Beats, the rather silly name coined by some UK radio dj to hype his show that seems to have stuck. What we really have here is Electronic Pop ...Read More

Under the pavement, the beach; and after (FUSION 5) Apocalypse, a possible rebirth: these cut-up, mashed-up, re-edited and dubbed out rhythms from different corners of the earth as well as time periods, may form an image, a model, an interconnected ...Read More