William Onyeabor vs. Hot Chip – Atomic Bomb

The dude is back with a bunch of remixes for this brilliant EP, which features a series of fantastic interpretations of his tracks from the likes of Daphni (Caribou), JD Twitch (Optimo), Joakim, Justin Strauss, The Vaccines, Scientist, Javelin and many more. Here is the Hot Chip’s cover of a track Read more […]

Who Is William Onyeabor?

Who Is William Onyeabor? If you don’t know, you really need to get to know. Thanks to our great Cumbia blogger and brother, Victor Evink, for getting me into this, better late than never. Here’s an edit that Auntie Flo did a few years back, way ahead of the current interest: Here’s a briliant Read more […]

Andrew Weatherall : Phonica Mix

Andrew Weatherall is indeed a legend of the UK music scene and he has just dropped this awesome mix for the Phonica Mix series. He has also done an interview to accompany the mix which you can read HERE. The mix includes some really trippy & eclectic stuff from cumbia & jazz through to slow-mo Read more […]

Afrofuturism: The Apocalypse and Beyond

NOTE: My Afrofuturism series are a week belated because I had problems with logging on to the site Photo via: Black Quantum Futurism “You ARE the noise gate” – Magician from the shortfilm ‘Noise Gate’ (2013) The venue WORM is connected to a bar-restaurant, Wunderbar, where the afrofuturist vibes Read more […]

AFRICA IN YOUR EARBUDS #53: ALEXIS TAYLOR OF HOT CHIP

Great to hear this mix of North African music that just dropped on Okayafrica by Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor and here’s what they say: After witnessing Alexis Taylor take part in the William Onyeabor live shows and looping his band’s “Atomic Bomb” cover incessantly in the office, we knew we had Read more […]