Afrobeat

Ritmo Radio Show – 12.12.2015 – new season episode 12 – M&J in the mix

Ritmo Radio Show - 12.12.2015 - new season episode 12 - M&J in the mix

Welcome back! Enjoy this selection of 45s in this RITMO podcast from December (broadcasted on Controradio FM, Firenze, Italy on 12-12-2015). This time i played most of the fast-paced 45s i [...]

Ritmo Radio Show – 31.10.2015 – new season episode #8 – M&J in the mix

Ritmo Radio Show - 31.10.2015 - new season episode #8 - M&J in the mix

Here’s the second of our mixes for this season’s RITMO RADIO SHOW. In this episode (from min 11’15″) you’ll find a 30 min african-inspired selection, exploring the fascinating mysteries of [...]

Ritmo Radio Show – 23.05.2015 – M&J in the “Afro Madness” mix

Ritmo Radio Show - 23.05.2015 - M&J in the "Afro Madness" mix

Welcome back, this month for the last spot of the season we dropped an african-based mixtape once again. Do you remember our “Afro Madness” mixed selections we’ve been carrying on [...]

Ritmo Radio Show – 28.06.2014 Martini & Jopparelli in the mix

Ritmo Radio Show - 28.06.2014 Martini & Jopparelli in the mix

For the last show of this season we hadn’t a new mix ready … we’ve been busier than ever, my turntables broke, my aunt’s cat got a flu … ok [...]

African Galore

African Galore

If you feel like a “motherland child”, this post is perfect for you. I will cuddle your hears with a few hours of top notch, rare and almost undiscovered african [...]

Ritmo Radio Show 23.11.2013 – MARTINI & JOPPARELLI in the mix #3 – AfroBeat Special

Ritmo Radio Show 23.11.2013 - MARTINI & JOPPARELLI in the mix #3 - AfroBeat Special

Welcome back, this time we went strong with our monthly mix at the Ritmo Radio Show (Controradio FM, Pisa, Italy). We kicked a super heavy all-vinyl afrobeat selection we’re sure [...]

Eclectic Mix: A Lesson From Ajello

Eclectic Mix: A Lesson From Ajello

Hi everybody, today we have a fantastic mixtape from possibly Italy’s most internationally-appreciated Disco act. Ladies and gentleman, say hello to Luca & Fabrizio AKA Ajello. Here’s a short bio [...]

History Of Black Music In 3 Mixtapes (Well, Maybe Not The Whole Thing)

History Of Black Music In 3 Mixtapes (Well, Maybe Not The Whole Thing)

Hi everybody, it’s been a while, we’re mad busy as always but luckily we are back to give you some dope sounds supply for your ears. These 3 mixes will [...]

Two Great Turin Concerts: Ebo Taylor and Afrika Bambaataa!

Two Great Turin Concerts: Ebo Taylor and Afrika Bambaataa!

I had a chance to see two great concerts here in Turin this summer and I want to share some pics I have taken. The first one was an amazing [...]

Ebo Taylor Is Coming To Town

Ebo Taylor Is Coming To Town

Yes, Ebo Taylor is definitively coming to town. This short post is a personal announcement: If you live in the north of Italy and you love African music as much [...]

Panoramic Selection by Marty (March 2011)

Panoramic Selection by Marty (March 2011)

With this post I just want to give you a panoramic view of what I am listening to in this March 2011. I would like to try to do this [...]

…And Sometimes A Video Is Worth A Thousand Talks

Ebo Taylor plays tribute to Ali Farka Toure!

Africa Hi Tech Live @Deviation

Africa Hi Tech Live @Deviation

What’s better that goin to a club and dancing the night out to an experienced sound system playing an incredible variety of different sounds and rhythms? That’s what we try [...]

More Voodoo Funk

Damn, he did it again: Frank is back with nothing less than 5 mixes! He made a mix for each style: Afrobeat, Afro Funk, High Life, Afro Rock and Afro [...]

What’s going on around the web?

Since we started out our site the “music-blogs-game” has developed a lot over the years. From few interesting pages worthing a visit, we have now thousand of unmissable spots around [...]

25 Jazzy Tunes For Your Summer

Here we are with another chapter of our world famous “25 tunes” music selections. This time we are focused on classic Jazz and Soul sounds from the past. I picked [...]

Grant Phabao and Djouls – 21st Century Afro Extravaganza

What a great mix guys. You got all that you need in this session: Ethio – Jazz , Afro Beat, Afro Funk and…Latin stuff. That’s a musical paradise for Mr [...]

We Are Going, Going, Back, Back, To Sète, Sète!

Since we had a fantastic long week end in 2009, we will hit the sand of Setè again this year! Try to catch our mojo if you can… Listen to [...]

Bass Clef – Fact Mix

Very busy in these very hot summer period…working all day, watching football and drinking beer every nights! But i still have time for a nice pointer. The Fact Mix 121: [...]

Lester Bowie Meets Fela Kuti

I have found this interview really interesting. Lester Bowie from The Art Ensamble of Chicago talks about the time he has spent in Lagos where he get very close to [...]

Bert Kaempfert – Afrikaan Beat (1961)

Did you like this gem from the past? Here’s another one. This tune is legendary, and if you’re into reggae music you’ve heard it a million times. About every single [...]

Easter Break!

See you in a few days…