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AFROPUNK's Blog Posts Tagged 'House' (6)

Kissey Reveals Haunting New Tracks + Free Download

You know we're all about showcasing the incredible and diverse talent in the AP community. New York-based Swedish singer/songwriter/producer Kissey shared a set of new tracks and snippets, freely expressing her creativity and taking the listener to deep, and sometimes dark places.

"I was listening to a lot of oldschool/acid house like Mr Fingers, Frankie Knuckles and old 80's songs like Peter Gabriel's…

Added by AFROPUNK on September 28, 2011 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

FREE DOWNLOAD: Kenyan Group Just A Band's Dope-Ass New Mixtape

Here's a funky dancefloor-ready freebie to start your week with a bang: Kenyan alt group Just A Band are sharing their joyful mix of afro-funk-house in their latest mixtape, 'KUDISH! (The Sound of Soup)'. A handful of remixes they did, using mash-ups and samples of numerous artists such as Amani, Nonini, Kenrazy, DNA, Madonna, Daft Punk, Koop, Kweku Ananse, Jua Cali, Soundstream, C+C Music Factory and more. Pump up the… Continue

Added by AFROPUNK on April 18, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

BUZZING: Spoek Mathambo Wants To Scare The Shit Out Of You With His 'Control' Video

Have you seen South African producer and AP member Spoek Mathambo's latest video 'Control'? It's causing quite a stir with its blend of cults, graves and kids in a trance. The song is a cover of Joy Division's classic 'She's Lost Control' and is the 4th single off Mathambo's album 'Mshini Wam'. Most of the kids appearing in the video are members of the Happy Feet dance troup from Langa, Cape Town, the… Continue

Added by AFROPUNK on April 18, 2011 at 4:00pm — 7 Comments

WATCH: Siji's 'Ijo' Video Shot In Lagos, Nigeria

We hadn't heard from singer/songwriter Siji, and we're pleased to share his brand-new vid with you. The song, 'Ijo', is one of his collaborations with DJ/producer Alix Alvarez. The official press release explains: "Shot on location in Lagos, Nigeria, where Siji has been rediscovering his childhood past following a 20yr plus absence, the colorful and visually arresting masterpiece showcases an open audition held for dancers… Continue

Added by AFROPUNK on March 25, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

If You Don't Know, Now You Know: Azari & III's House Music Is Delicious

Let's try something different, shall we? Some electro-house gender-bending extravaganza reminiscent of the days when motherfuckers actually DANCED when they went to a club. Azari & III's music is the kind that puts you in a trance on the dancefloor, provided that you're not one of those annoying kids glued to their Android phones while out, or busy taking pictures. ;) But I digress! Although their sounds could… Continue

Added by AFROPUNK on March 14, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

PREVIEW: Afrobeat By Fela Collaborators - 37th State Feat. Keziah Jones & More

Who likes Afrobeat as much as we do up in here? The '37th State' compilation involves original Fela Kuti collaborators Tony Allen (drummer), Dele Sosimi (keyboardist), and other artists such as AP friend Keziah Jones, Slum Village and more. We're not gonna sit here and tell ya that the tracks are as mesmerizing as Fela's original songs, nothing is anyway... But you should still check out and enjoy this piece of work blending Afrobeat with hip-hop, soul, jazz, funk... Scroll down to… Continue

Added by AFROPUNK on February 4, 2011 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

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