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All posts with tag: Afro-Tech

  • blog October 10, 2014

    Afro-Tech: Hailu Mergia on Organs, Ethiopia, and His Classical Instrument

     Hailu Mergia is back. And that’s a good thing. The keyboardist spent the late ’60s and ’70s in the Walias band, an r&b/funk ensemble that played with many of the best known Ethiopian performers of that nation’s golden era. Finding … Read more »

  • blog February 7, 2014

    DJ Gioumanne’s Massive Mix

    Recent cold weather getting you down? Don’t worry,  Thomas Gesthuizen of AfricanHipHop (aka Jumanne, J4 and now DJ Gioumanne) has just released a massive new mix of 80’s era African club music to heat up your next dance party. Spanning just under a … Read more »

  • blog December 2, 2013

    Featured Artists: Afro-Tech

      Want to know more about the music played in the “Afro-Tech” program? Here is a list of featured artists–and a great jumping off point for further exploration! West Africa Kris Okotie Kris Okotie is currently one of the foremost … Read more »

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