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  • review October 7, 2016


    A few brisk chops of rhythm guitar, a rock-solid James Brown-style funk beat, and we are back in familiar Vaudou Game territory. The new album Kidayú, out now on Hot Casa Records, opens with “Natural Vaudou,” an impassioned celebration of … Read more »

  • blog September 23, 2016

    Video: Jomion and the Uklos on B-Side

    On Thurs., Sept. 15, Afropop Worldwide’s Banning Eyre appeared on BRIC TV for an exclusive live in-studio performance and interview with Jomion and the Uklos. Jomion and the Uklos is a family band from Benin, West Africa, led by Samuel “Jomion” … Read more »

  • blog August 17, 2016

    Photo Essay: Herbie Hancock, the Robert Glasper Experiment and Jamie Lidell at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!

    Before the 2016 season of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn concert series came to a close this past weekend, the Prospect Park Bandshell saw yet another night of magnificent music, this time with none other than the living legend Herbie Hancock … Read more »

  • blog July 18, 2016

    Herbie Hancock and Robert Glasper Live in Prospect Park

    Herbie Hancock is one of those names that exists in the everlasting edifice of world-shaping music, alongside people like Prince, Coltrane, James Brown and Aretha Franklin. He’s a living legend, a pioneer, a genius and deserves every other title of … Read more »

  • interview June 9, 2016

    “What is Vaudou Music?” Peter Solo Speaks

    One of the highlights of the inaugural Voodoo To Go Festival in Utrecht, Netherlands was Vaudou Game, a tremendous six piece Afro-funk band based in Lyon, France. Led by Togolese vocalist and guitarist Peter Solo, Vaudou Game is taking Europe … Read more »

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