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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.
Recent Articles
Music Review | posted 30.04.2021
Vinicio Adames
Al Comienzo Del Camino
After 35 years, »Al Comienzo Del Camino« by Venezuelan electronic pioneer Vinicio Adames has been reissued.
Music News | posted 12.04.2021
Exclusive Edition: »If I Fail Are We Still Cool?«
Exclusive Edition: »If I Fail Are We Still Cool?«
Patrick Paige II drops »If I Fail Are We Still Cool?«, his second album soon. Exclusively on HHV Records, the vinyl will also be available in a limited edition Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl.
Music Column | posted 11.05.2021
Records Revisited
Grace Jones – Nightclubbing, 1981
Nightlife for androids: On »Nightclubbing«, along with one of the world’s leading rhythm sections, Grace Jones made sure that reggae and new wave would develop a new life of its own in 80’s pop.
Music News | posted 22.04.2021
Squarepusher
Reissue: »Feed Me Weird Things«
»Feed Me Weird Things,« Squarepusher’s debut released 25 years ago on Rephlex, will be reissued in an expanded edition on Warp Records on June 4, 2021.
Music Interview | posted 27.04.2021
Adrian Younge
Sonic history lesson
»The American Negro« marks the beginning of a new chapter in Adrian Younge’s work. It is more frontal, more politically charged, and more self-assured. He wants to teach. We had the opportunity for an in-depth interview.