Interviews

ORKESTA MENDOZA - DE CASINO 10/2016

Sergio, the whole Orkesta Mendoza story actually started with you participating in the Great Cover Up concert series.Sergio Mendoza (vocals, piano,...


J.C. LODGE - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2016

J.C. the first thing that struck me in your biography is that your first big love in music was The Beatles.J.C. Lodge: "Beatles music has become...


THE DUBBEEZ - REGGAE GEEL 08/2016

Quincy, Olivia, how exactly did The Dubbeez get started? Where did you all know each other from?Quincy Fleur (vocals): "Before we started calling...


RUNKUS - REGGAE GEEL 08/2016

Runkus, being the son of the great Determine, would you say you were predestined to follow into your father's footsteps and get into the music...


NOURA MINT SEYMALI - SFINKS 07/2016

Noura, compared to music from neighboring countries like Mali, Senegal or even Burkina Faso, Mauritanian Music isn't that well known. Why do you...


KASSAV' - COULEUR CAFE 07/2016

Jacob, Jocelyne, Kassav' is often credited for having invented zouk. What does that term represent to you guys?Jacob Desvarieux (vocals &...


META AND THE CORNERSTONES - DE ROMA 05/2016

Meta, you started your music career as a member of a band called Yalla Suuren, back when you were still living in Senegal.Meta Dia: "When we...


RANDY VALENTINE - PETROL 05/2016

Randy, you spent your childhood and most of you adolescence in Jamaica, but moved to the UK in your late teens. Would you say you experienced a...


KEL ASSOUF - AB 03/2016

Anana, how does a Nigerien Tuareg end up in Brussels of all places?Anana Harouna (vocals, guitar): "Well, I guess you might say love strikes in the...