Tag Archives: Fela Kuti

Midnight In A Perfect World: Sudan Archives

Sudan Archives is the alias of Cincinnati-bred, LA-based singer, songwriter, violinist, and producer Brittney Denise Parks. Recently releasing her self-titled debut EP this past summer on Stones Throw Records, her mesmerizing blend of Sudanese and West African influences with R&B and electronic production has made her one of the standout new artists of 2017. HerRead more…

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The Spirit of Juneteenth: A KEXP Video Roundup

This Sunday, June 19th, KEXP will observe Juneteenth — the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States — with day-long programming celebrating freedom, achievement, education, and building bridges. Starting at 9:00 AM PT with Preachin’ the Blues and ending at 2:00 AM PT with Jazz Theatre, we’ll spotlight artists whose work celebratesRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: FELA! @ Paramount Theatre through 6/2

STG Presents FELA! May 28 – June 2, 2013 at The Paramount Theatre Next Showings: Friday: 8:00pm Saturday: 2:00pm & 8:00pm Sunday: 1:00pm & 6:30pm The first thing you take away from the first time you see Fela Kuti is the all-consuming cool. There’s a palpable charisma flowing from him, an intense presence. Never havingRead more…

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SIFF “Face The Music” Preview: Beware of Mr. Baker

Beware of Mr. Baker Directed, written by Jay Bulger (USA, 2012, 92 minutes) Festival Screenings: May 27, 2012 8:30 PM @ Everett Performing Arts Center May 31, 2012 6:30 PM @ Harvard Exit * June 1, 2012 4:00 PM @ Harvard Exit * * Director Jay Bulger scheduled to attend Review by Masa, Expansions: AlongRead more…

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Out This Week 2/1

While this week’s list of new releases isn’t quite as robust as last week’s, you’ll find plenty of great music awaiting you at record stores today. Long-time KEXP listeners and new fans alike will be thrilled by the latest from Brighton group The Go! Team, who return with another frenetic, highly danceable, highly chantable musicalRead more…

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Out This Week 10/27

Musical duo The Swell Season, comprised of Frames frontman Glen Hansard and Czech pianist and singer Markéta Irglová, return with a followup to their multi-award winning soundtrack to Once. The pair just performed an exclusive live set for KEXP listeners last Thursday (you can still catch in on our Streaming Archive) but will be backRead more…

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