Wednesday, December 17 2014
The best world music albums of 2014 often possessed some element of exaggeration or extremeness that seemed too unlikely to be fully true, and made you listen to them again and again.
Tuesday, November 4 2014
As Tony Allen and Afrobeat continue to influence the music world at large, the master drummer lets the music world at large continue to influence him.
Wednesday, November 13 2013
In Tony Allen's new autobiography, we get a glimpse into the life and times of the man behind the kit, as well as fascinating insights into the tumultuous rise of Fela Kuti & the Afrika 70 to stardom.
Thursday, March 28 2013
Knitting Factory's second Fela Kuti retrospective is no less vital, gripping, or essential than the first.
Wednesday, May 26 2010
Rarely has a music of resistance been so musically irresistible. Secret Agent is a brilliant album.
Wednesday, August 5 2009
If drums were pens he'd be writing political mystery thrillers.