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Baby Bloggers Review: Habib Koite and Bamada

Baby Bloggers review: New Bloggers give insight on some older tunes in the big old stack of CD’s in the KSPC collection. This review is of  Habib Koite and Bamada – MA YA (Putumayo World Music) By Vivian Ponte-Fritz, Sophie Way, Katie Shepley, Gage Taylor, and Pablo Baeza V: Afro bump, This track feels like […]

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Get Groovin’: Jane’s Fav Afrofunk Compilations

Currently, I think the world is severely missing out on these AFRO-FUNK WORLD MUSIC COMPILATIONS I been groovin’ to. I see no reason for anyone snub these catchy tunes. My own obsession grew from a strange and random addiction to funk music, and somehow, through the wisdom of Curtis Mayfield, Arthur Adams, and Sly & […]

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#1 @ KSPC Rainbow Arabia – Kabukimono

Album: Kabukimono Artist: Rainbow Arabia Label: Manimal Vinyl Local band Rainbow Arabia’s new album, Kabukimono, has debuted at number on the KSPC charts! They sound like an Asian influenced pop/electronic band with female vocals mixed into the background. This is complemented with some interesting electronic effects and excellent percussive beats. Also, some of the tracks […]

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REVIEW: Amadou & Mariam – Welcome to Mali (Nonesuch)

It’s been stated Amadou & Mariam produce not “world music” but “music for the world”. This is mildly cliché but very true. Welcome to Mali supplies proof. The album is their fifth recorded in studio and continues Amadou & Mariams gradual merging of traditional Malian music and European electronica, alongside blues riffs. The first track, […]

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