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Vaudou Game – Songlines Best Albums 2016

Congratulations to Vaudou Game, who have Songlines run down of 2016 – much deserved. Read the full run down here.

 

LET ME KNOW – out now

WF127 – Let Me Know – the new single from Retrospective for Love – is out now on Wormfood Records.

Video here // Stream/download here

All that jazz? The Mobo awards are failing the UK’s jazz scene – Shabaka Hutchings

The Comet is Coming and Sons of Kemet’s Shabaka Hutchings writes for the Guardian

“Great music will always be made by artists with or without industry acknowledgement, and the new face of jazz is every year steadying its message and sound. When the industry finally catches on to what it should be proud to proclaim as representative of a homegrown scene, it will be ready to take on the world stage.”

Read the full article here

Wormfood at Womex

Wormfood will be at WOMEX. Look out for these two dashing chaps….

Afriquoi: Abobo Nation remix EP

Abobo Nation remix EP is out next week, with remixes from The Busy Twist, LV, Octa Push, Ranga + Wonky Logic. Download + listen now here

New video from Me & My Friends!

Me and My Friends have a brilliant, gorgeously animated video out for their new single “All That Is You”, check it out!

Booking inquiries and more info here:
www.wormfood.co.uk/me-my-friends

 

Alsarah & the Nubatones join Wormfood + Bandcamp feature!

We welcome the brilliant, beautiful East African/New York outfit Alsarah & the Nubatones to the Wormfood family!

Hear their brilliant new album “Manara” and read more in their Bandcamp feature.

Vadou Game join Wormfood!

Very excited to announce that we are representing raw afro-funk outfit Vaudou Game.

We are now taking bookings across the UK for November 2016. Check out the video for their track ‘Pas Contente’ here.

The Comet is Coming for Mercury Music Prize album of the year

We’re so pleased that The Comet is Coming have been nominated for the Mercury Music Prize album of the year for the epic and excellent “Channel the Spritis”, and it’s your last chance vote them to the top of the pile.

 Vote here http://www.mercuryprize.com/voting

Wormfood x Camberwell Fair

Very pleased to say we’ll be hosting the main stage at Camberwell Fair this year with Nubiyan TwistJus NowK.O.G & The Zongo BrigadeJally Kebba Susso, the London Lucimi Choir, Peckham Chamber Orchestra and Shahlaa discovers presenting fresh London talent.

We’ll also be hosting the official after party over at Hootananny Brixton!

Info www.camberwellfair.co.uk

Afriquoi secure funding from the PRS Foundation

Afriqoui are thrilled to announce the we have been funded by the PRS Foundation to record their next studio album and put together a bigger, better live show to take around the world. Onwards and upwards!

Soccer96 Boiler Room exclusive

Soccer96 have a new track out and it’s ben premiered on the ever-venerable Boiler Room, check out the mind-bending analogue/spacey brilliance of Megadrive Lamborghini here.

This is the first track to be aired from their new album “As Above So Below”, which is set for release on on September 25th, you can pre-order the album here.

 

AFRIQUOI ON BBC

BBC Focus on Africa invited Afriquoi in for a live session and interview. Check it here

SORCERESS DO THE UK

We are very happy to say that New Zealand  nu-soul champs Sorceress are in the UK for a week of amazing shows including Glastonbury, Jazz Cafe and many more. Come check them out!

Nubiyan Twist headline Wormfood at Passing Clouds!

Very happy to announce our favourite band, Nubiyan Twist, at our favourite venue for a special intimate show as part of Passing Clouds 10th anniversary season!

Catch Nubiyan Twist  headlining alongside one of our favourite beatmakers J-Felix (Tru Thoughts) and North London hip-hop / soul powerhouse Grand Wa Zoo and upstairs it’s The Rhythm Social Club making this a truly tantalising party proposition.

More info here 

AFRIQUOI EP OUT TODAY

UK afro electronic pioneers Afriquoi present Abobo Nation Part 1, their second full release on Wormfood, following on from the success of their September 2015 debut album ‘Kolaba’. 

Previews: Bonafide ∆ Complex ∆ Twisted Soul 

BUY IT HERE

They will be celebrating with a headline show at London’s all new Jazz Cafe tomorrow (Saturday 18th June), more info here

Nubiyan Twist: Siren Song

In case anyone missed the afro soul monster that is  Nubiyan Twist. They just packed out the Jazz Cafe on a Tuesday night, their new EP is AMAZING and the video is sick. All hail the new kings of afrobeat, soul + jazz.
Premieres: Clash ∆ Afropunk ∆ Bonafide

Buy the full release here 

 

 

United Vibrations “The Myth of the Golden Ratio” out now

One of our favourite bands, United Vibrations‘ third LP “The Myth of the Golden Ratio” is out now! Catch them in London on the 26th of March atBitesize live + United Vibrations – The Myth of the Golden Ratio UK Tour Launch and head to their website to get a copy: www.unitedvibrations.co.uk

For live booking enquiries see their profile on our agency pagewww.wormfood.co.uk/united-vibrations

AFRIQUOI: KUDAUSHE (Anchorsong remix)

Japanese producer Anchorsong’s mellow, 70s afro-disco remix of Afriquoi’s seminal track ‘Kudaushe’ came out yesterday on Wormfood Records.

Check the premiere on Stamp the Wax here.

Download here

Comet is Coming interview on BBC Radio 6

Wormfood family The Comet is Coming featured on BBC6 show Stuart Maconie’s Freak Zone yesterday, continuing his enthusiastic support of a band we think are going to own 2016.

Now booking their tour in support of the new album, more info on our agency page: www.wormfood.co.uk/the-comet-is-coming

You can listen to the show here.

 

Top 10 of the year!

Congrats to Werkha whose remix of Nubiyan Twist was names as one of the top 10 remixes of the year by Indisehuffle! Fire! Grab it here and check the full list here

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

THE COMET IS COMING

Very happy to say we are representing the Comet is Coming for their 2016 tour of new album on Leaf. Waaaah!

THE MYTH OF THE GOLDEN RATIO

UV album scheduled to drop Feb 2016 on Ubiquity Records. Here’s a trailer!!

Sorceress UK + Europe tour 2016

Very happy to announce that the amazing Sorceress from New Zealand will be coming on a UK ad Europe tour in Summer 2016 and we are in charge of their bookings. Looking forward to spreading the word in the UK about this amazing band.

4 Feet Deep

4 Feet Deep! Inspired by writing on the inside of a jacuzzi in New York’s Le Bain club, and in collboaration with Turf, a new night celebrating afro, jazz, house, hiphop + techno. Based at the Bussey Building in Peckham, with a ton of our favourite artists. More info here

JAMMIN

We are back at Brixton Jamm this Saturday with an eclectic all-star lineup spanning jazz, african elements, hiphop and soul. Tix here, more info here

Afriquoi x KOG

Afriquoi have remixed the track ‘Jabulani’ by KOG and the Zongo Brigade. Check the preview on Purple Sneakers here

Afriquoi: Kolaba

Afriquoi “Kolaba” album is out now! Check it out here

turban timeout

Wow. 2000 preregistrations, an amazing preview in Time Out and lots of  excitement all round. Dele Sosimi appearing on BBC London Robert Elms show at 1215 Sat 25th July, and a feature on BBC London live TV 6-7pm Saturday 25th July. Very excited for Camberwell Fair! Pre-registrations are sold out but there are free tickets on the door if you don’t mind queueing, otherwise register for a members ticket here. £12 and it includes a free cocktail. Plus Dawn Penn.

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