Mark Ernestus' Ndagga Rhythm Force will present their brand-new album "Yermande" with a short string of shows in October, kicking off the tour with a gig in Berlin! Compared to the rootsy sound of the heavy "800 % Ndagga" / "Ndagga Versions" twin albums the new offering sounds more electronically processed, using dub effects to a great effect. More show are planned for April 2017!
Amazing review of Orchestre Les Mangelepa's breath-taking Berlin appearance from taz.de
Mr Mergia goes down yonder: The beloved Ethiopian keyboardist and maestro takes his Aussie rhythm section currenly living in Berlin back to their motherland for three handpicked shows in January, for exact details see here
Fumaça Preta take their musical mayhem to a next level and release a limited seven inch named "La Trampa" as a teaser for their upcoming album, which is due in spring 2016! Get it while you can!
Relaxing after a hot hot summer: 150 fantastic shows from late April till now, everyone's favourite agents are off for the well-deserved holiday!
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids are finally expected back in Europe later this week for a massive 4 weeks tour!
We hardly could be more excited: Fall 2014 will bring amazing new records from planet rock folks like The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, Selvhenter, Ogoya Nengo and Ethiopian legend Hailu Mergia - the latter one will release a long overdue reissue of the classic Walias Band album "Tche Belew" and a seven inch of brand-new music on Philophon)...