As a body of work Tash BNM is a totem of Gafacci’s dexterity as a producer and his ear for magnificent sound. However, it’s crowning glory comes from its refreshingly textured approach to a lush yet familiar sonic atmosphere. For the 17-minutes in which you engage the project, you are in a world unlike any other you have ever been in. The music is a trip that transports you to syrupy fields of radiant joy by alloying similar yet unassociated sonic elements. Whilst Gafacci makes sure to tip his hat towards the foundation of his signature Asorkpor aesthetic, he makes sure to ensure its growth by introducing this new layer into the zeitgeist, an interrogation of what low fidelity sound is.
Dr. Ọbádélé Kambon and Abibifahodie Asako ‘Afrikan Liberation Capoeira’ specialize in the re-africanization of Capoeira, a combat science that was developed in Angola but has since been divorced from this source, taking on a new and false portuguese identity. On this episode of Short Wave, we spend time with Dr. Ọbádélé Kambon, a Research Fellow... Continue Reading →