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Afrofutures Podcast 005 - Shackleton Voodoo Drums

Afrofutures Podcast 005 - Shackleton Voodoo Drums

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Shackleton, Drummers Of The Societe Absolument Guinin and Kasai Allstars vs Shackleton.

The world is getting smaller: music is changing. Afrofutures will explore emergent music from around the globe focusing on small localised musical ghettos, cross-cultural collaborations and the so-called World Music 2.0. Afrofutures is hosted by Glasgow based DJ Brian d’Souza.

Episode 5 comes in the form of a highly inventive vinyl-only mix by Brian d’Souza, fusing original Voodoo Drumming recordings from Haitian ritual ceremonies with the tribal computer music of Shackleton. Shackleton is due to play live at Highlife’s 1st birthday celebration this week in Glasgow so this mix pays tribute to his unique drum –led sound in direct comparison to the even more complex rhythm patterns of the Haitian Drummers.