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Ariwo: exploring the fusion of electronic and Afro-Cuban sounds

In celebration of their fourth birthday, on Saturday 29th September Bristol-based Worm Disco Club collaborated with Manana//Cuba to transform Bedminster venue Fiddlers and to bless Bristol with a night of musical mastery. Bristolatino’s Chloe Budd reports.   The evening opened with Bristol’s own 8-piece instrumental group Tezeta, hailing from local musical collective ‘Bloom’. Taking their […]

From Nigeria to Cuba and beyond with Ibeyi

Ibeyi are a sister duo that channel the musical heritage of Cuba back to its Yoruban roots. Their West-African folk and Caribbean influences are meshed with contemporary sound, creating something decidedly special. Helen Brown heard them live. It is fair to say that Ibeyi are descended from musical royalty. Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Díaz are the […]