Fela Kuti

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A lot of the excavations around African music involve deep dives into the 1960s and 1970s, but national or city scenes didn’t suddenly cease to operat(...)

Declan Conlon: the actor excels at portraying characters who are less than entirely upstanding

The shabby office of JPW King, the only practising “dynamatologist” in Dublin (and perhaps the world) is once again open for business. It is unlikely (...)

Tony Allen: Film Of Life

It’s right and proper that one of the greatest drummers ever continues to get his props. In recent years the Afrobeat co-creator, Africa 70 bandlea(...)

Drummer Chris Dave: ‘I’m like a lab rat. I don’t really like to leave the studio so it’s hard to walk out the door unless I’m getting on a plane to play’

When a top jazz drummer rolls into town, usually what happens is that a small group of fans gets very excited, and the rest of the music world (...)

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