First of two videos we recorded at Theater Tinnenpot with Ana Llanes and Myrddin

Marmorera Soleá por Bulerías Ana Llanes – dance Myrddin – guitar Nathan Daems – flute Robbe Kieckens – percussion Choreography by Ana Llanes Music composed by Myrddin Marmorera  Until the end of the 19th century, the population of Marmorera was almost exclusively Romansh-speaking, one of the four official languages of Switzerland. In the early 1950s the […]

Myrddin starts with recordings for his new album

Myrddin has started recordings for his new album at Eureka Studios in Cordoba, Spain. From the 10th of July until the 19th he recorded more then 33 hours of music in collaboration with Spanish engineer/producer Fernando Vacas.

Dizzy Mandjeku & Alé Kumá Summer Tour

A first brief summer tour for Dizzy Mandjeku & Alé Kumá presenting the new project De Palenque à Matongé will take them to: 30 June – Couleur Café, Brussels 1st of July – Copacobana, Ghent 7th of July – Afrika Festival Hertme (NL) 13th of July – Trefpunt Festival / Gentse Feesten, Ghent 15th of […]

New Website Online!

Hello people! Welcome to our new website! We’re a so happy that we finally got rid of our old and outdated website and so exciting that we have a webshop where all our releases are for sale (those that are not sold out, that is). It’s a basic, easy to navigate website, but you’ll be […]

Jamaican Jazz Orchestra’s Tribute to Bob Marley

A fine evening it was! Together with Seekaman, Dj Jah Shakespear and Collieman, Jamaican Jazz Orchestra honoured Bob Marley at De Centrale, Ghent. Reggae.be was present and enjoyed it as much as we did: “…Ska- en rocksteady rhythms are still the driving force, but JJO brews a exotic, exciting and highly danceable cocktail out of […]

Black Flower – Intermediate State – new EP out now

Black Flower recently released a new EP on Zephyrus Records in collaboration with SDBan Ultra with four tracks: Almaz an Ethiopian traditional also known in a version by Mahmoud Ahmed, Maqam Tizita Saba with Gernas Shekhmous on daf, The Good Side of Bad and Fly High Oh My, previously released on the Tout-Puissant compilation of […]

Kosmo Sound – First EP Out Now!

Dubjazzwithmyheadandlegs … Kosmo Sound literally made crowds go wild and jump on their hybrid grooves of dub and jazz. Deep basslines that would make Bill Laswell jealous and unearthy guitar riffs by two guitar jazzists from Ghent come together in 5 original compositions by Kosmo Sound. Stars in the underground jazz and dub scene of […]

The Resurrection of La Panika – Second Album Darmadan Out Now!

La Panika is back! After a break of a few years, La Panika rides again. With a new repertoire inspired by the gypsy music from the area of the Black Sea, La Panika recorded a follow up for Afan Toufan, delivering top class balkan brass music and placing them back in the forefront of the […]

La Panika

In the spirit of the eastern european village band, La Panika interprets the gypsy and balkan music of Bulgaria and Macedonia. When Benito Blancquaert, Belgian saxophone player and leader of the group, met Petar Elmazov, Bulgarian gipsy accordion player, it was (musical) love at first sight. Flamboyant French trumpetplayer Jean-Pierre Lietar came in, and the […]

Dizzy Mandjeku & Alé Kumá

Uniting Colombian and Congolese musicians, De Palenque à Matongé revives and reinterprets the historical connection between two musical traditions that have travelled back and forth between the New World and the African motherland. Alé Kumá, one of the most important Afro-Colombian bands, led by Leonardo Gómez Jattín, invited Dizzy Mandjeku for recordings and concerts in […]