How to podcast for musicians

What is podcasting? Podcasts are episodic series of digital audio files which users can subscribe to much like you subscribe to blogs. In fact often podcasts are distributed through a blog. You can either instruct your reader to download new podcasts whenever they become available or manually choose which podcasts you want to download by clicking a link …

‘Oldskool’ hip hop cover band live recording!

This Saturday 18th March 2017, for the Saint Patrick's weekend, we had the pleasure to be entertained by a 7 piece live 'oldskool' hip hop band joining the dots from The Sugar Hill to Dr Dre to Eminem at The Sugar Club, Dublin 1 (Ireland)! For the old school hip hop music nostalgic who couldn't …

Eclectic DJ and reggae band at Favela Chic Paris (2016)

This was a rather unplanned night out I went for on Wednesday 25th May 2016. Had dinner across the street and was attracted to this bar and restaurant. So, I came in and must say this was a great idea!   This 'Favela Chic' club isn't only playing - as the name suggests - Brazilian …

Festival Rare Talents 2016 -traditional african live performances

I managed to catch two traditional African live bands on Saturday 28th May 2016 in Montreuil (Paris) towards the festival's end and didn't regret it! The support band is Ibrahim Keita and Nankama  from Burkina Faso and the main band is Sékouba Bambino from Guinea (Sékouba lead singer), Mali and Senegal (choir and musicians). To know more about …

Black and white expatriates’ networking party

While I was spending a holiday trip in Paris (France) in April 2016, I thought I might meet international people living in the city to have some fun! I had found a black and white party advertised on the meetup.com website (Expats Paris) taking place at 'rue du Colisée'  close to Champs-Elysées and Franklin D. Roosevelt metro …

Funk, Afrobeat, Jazz by DJ Qmutat (Germany)

I have listened to this DJ playing a nice mix of funk, afrobeat, jazz at Mojo Cafe, Reeperbahn 1, Hamburg on Friday 24th July 2015. I hope you will enjoy the few video and soundtracks below. If you want to connect with him, please look for 'Roman Kumutat' on Facebook.

Want to catch up with 2pac shakur’s group ‘The Outlawz’ 2015 live concert?

Do you like old-school hip hop? Do you miss listening to 2Pac sounds? Well, even though Shakur died a while ago, his band 'The Outlawz' is still pretty much alive and touring! They gave us a great concert on Saturday 11th April 2015 at the Tivoli Theatre, Dublin 8 (Ireland) and were preceded by equally …

Regular and occasional afrobeat events in Dublin, Ireland

Following a popular search for Afro-beat nights in Dublin, please find below few good DJ organisations, live bands and festivals/carnivals happening in and around Dublin: 1) DJs Weekly events with occasional guest singers from abroad: - Every Saturday at Break for the Border with Rap Ireland, 10 Euros in or contact them to be on …

Gig with DJs Dale Turner and Ras Rob in aid of Beautiful Gate South Africa charity

This is an event I have organised few years ago to raise funds for a very actively involved charity doing great things for these vulnerable children and families and children orphans. The fundraising music gig took place in Dublin at the Q Bar (now River Bar), Burgh Quay on Thursday 16th September 2010 and showcased …

Theo Parrish, his band and dancers – Teddy’s Get Down 2014 live show at Sugar Club, Dublin (Ireland)

Theo Parrish is a musician and selector based in Detroit, Michigan, often described as a 'techno/house' artist. He was born in Washington D.C. in 1972. He grew up in Chicago, Illinois listening to jazz musicians like Miles Davis, Nina Simone, and George Gershwin. He began spinning and producing tracks in 1986, at the age of …