Playing tracks by
Wagon Christ, Venetian Snares, THE CREOLE CHOIR OF CUBA, Orchestre Poly Rythmo, Azymuth and more.
The evergreen Wagon Christ kicked off the show this week with his personal brand of machine funkery before Venetian Snares then twisted reggae into new forms with his excellent 'Ever Apparent All Being Shoulder', the rest of the forthcoming EP on Planet Mu is more than worth checking as well. Things then went all organic and 'tropical' as The Creole Choir Of Cuba unleashed their unique fusion of choral vocals & Afro Cuban rhythms. I've got to be honest I was slightly disappointed by the album but was fortunate to catch them live last year & they rock it BIG time. Strut carry on their great artist album series by getting Orchestre Poly Rythmo back in the studio after far too long for some Afro niceness before Azymuth, who have never been far from the studio, start the warm up to their new release which celebrates 35 years of recording. An amazing milestone especially since the years haven't diminished their hunger & quality of output.
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