Our track of the day for Saturday 17th Sept is the infectous afro-beat sounds right out of Melbourne of The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra’s new single Mr Clean.
The will be celebrating the release tonight at Oxford Art Factorywith Sydneys own Afro Beat Power house The Liberators & Mr Gian Arpino dropping the afro inspired funk too.
The 7” single ‘Mr Clean (Pts 1 & 2),’ available in September on Hope Street Recordings through all good record stores.
Saturday 17th Sept – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney w/ The Liberators and DJ Gian Arpino Tickets: www.moshtix.com.au
Also for fans of the Afro-Funk sounds we will be on FUNK patrol at the first local African Film Festival Film showcase on Oct 27th @ Red Rattler Warehouse Space.
The night will feature a special screening of the 1982 FELA documentary “Music Is The Weapon” followed by live show by The Liberators & Soul Of Sydney DJ‘s + Friends paying our own special tribute with a solid dose of Afro-beat & Afro-Funk sounds to close off the night.
- Soul of Sydney Podcast #17- “Music Is The Weapon” An AFRO-FUNK tribute to FELA! (soulofsydney.org)
- DUB REGGAE AFRO-BEAT FELA: Bob Marly-Exodus (Bill Laswell Dub) + Fela: Music Is The Weapon Screening (African Film Festival Sydney) Feat The Liberators & Soul of Sydney DJ’s (soulofsydney.org)
- Kola Ogunkoya Gbedu Master- The Rebirth of AFROBEAT MUSIC (afriqtalk.wordpress.com)
- Ghostfunk (fleamarketfunk.com)
- #367 Sun Ra – Door to the Cosmos (wakingupto.wordpress.com)
- Various Artists: Afro Latin Via Dakar and Afro Latin Via Kinshasa (Review) (popmatters.com)
- DETROIT DEEP AFRO HOUSE,HI TECH SOUL: Theo Parrish – Children of the Drum Feat. Jerry The Cat (sydneyunderground.org)
- DISCO,FUNK,HOUSE EDITS: U-TERN (CANADA) @ Tone (Sat Aug 13) Feat DJ’s; Gian Arpino,Shan Frenzie(Groove Therapy),Jack Prest (Flatwound),Mase Boogie (Paper Plane Project) (soulofsydney.org)
- Fela!!! @ Sadler’s Wells London- Go see it!!!!! (ambitioussamzie.wordpress.com)