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Fela Kuti (Musicians)
Fela Kuti (Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, 1938-1997) was a Nigerian musician, composer and human rights activist from Abeokuta. He is regarded as a pioneer of Afrobeat.
Fela Kuti in Features
Music − List | posted 05.04.2019
Record Store Day 2019
12 releases to look out for
We’ve searched through the list of more than 500 releases exclusively released on Record Store Day 2019 this year and have put together a selection of twelve records that we’ve identified as possible highlights. Among them: Japanese fusion jazz to melt away, the sister album to James Brown’s “Sho Is Funky Down Here”, a never released boogie anthem from the 1980s and much more.
Music − News | posted 16.02.2018
Rediscovered: »Grata Compañia«
The Australian based reissue label Left Ear Records, which specializes in rediscoveries, will continue to pursue its business idea in 2018. For »Grata Compañia« they selected five pieces of the Spanish project Respuesta Alternativa.
Music − List | posted 03.07.2019
An introduction in 10 vinyl records
The Polish jazz scene is considered one of the most important and creative in Europe. Today it oscillates between superficial conventions and hidden ruptures. A little search for clues.
Music − News | posted 30.08.2018
New Album: »Broken Politics«
»Broken Politics« is the new work by Neneh Cherry. The album of the Swede, completely produced by Four Tet this time, will be released on October 19th on Smalltown Supersound.
Music − News | posted 18.04.2019
New album: »Flamagra«
After five years a new album by Flying Lotus is going to be released: »Flamagra«. The first video features David Lynch as the leading actor and whets the appetite for the sixth album which will be out May 24th. HHV then has an exclusive White Vinyl Edition.
Music − Column | posted 29.06.2019
Lootpack – Soundpieces: Da Antidote! (1999)
The breakthrough: »Soundpieces: Da Antidote« lifted the still young West Coast label Stones Throw from the circle of experts to the cult Olympus. Now the underground classic is 20 years old.