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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.

WORMFOOD on the southbank

It’s finally happened – we’ve been invited to curate a night of UK-based, African-inspired music in England’s most prestigious arts venue, as part of the Africa Utopia festival. It’s also Afriquoi’s album launch – supported by all Wormfood acts: African Head Charge, KOG and the Zongo Brigade, Electric Jalaba and Nubiyan Twist DJs. We are excited. Southbank Centre, 11th September 2015.  Grab your tickets now!  More info here


Camberwell Fair – 8 days to go.

Dele Sosimi + Dawn Penn are headlining + Dele has kindly allowed us to use his track for this lighthearted video. Happy happy in Camberwell!

more info + to register for free ticket: camberwellfair.co.uk

Camberwell Fair full lineup announced

Full lineup announced for our FREE one day festival on Camberwell Green on 25 July. Featuring reggae legend Dawn Penn (of No No No fame), afrobeat master Dele Sosimi, high energy SE London ska from Chainska Brassika and balkan mayhem from our very own The Turbans – and much much more! Register for your free tickets here

Nubiyan Twist – Figure Numatic (Afriquoi remix)

We’re giving away a free download of Afriquoi’s remix of Nubiyan Twist’s ‘Figure Numatic’. Grab it here


We have created a monster! This Saturday’s third instalment of our Midsummer Terrace Party is sold out…. but there will be 50 tickets on the door between 5 +6 pm, so make a day of it + get in early for a sunset session on the terrace if you didn’t get a ticket in time.  We’ll be announcing our lineup for End of Summer Terrace Party in next couple of days as well + it’s pretty special….


Camberwell Fair

Wormfood are pleased to announce we have been awarded funding from Southwark Council (High Street Challenge ) and Arts Council England to run a one day festival on Camberwell Green, South London on 25th July 2015!

This is the same weekend we always used to run Valley of the Antics at Secret Garden Party so it’s nice to be moving in a different direction! Register now for free tickets – camberwellfair.co.uk

Nubiyan Twist album out today

The Nubiyan Twist album came out today with a string of great reviews in Songlines ,  Blues n Soul , Independent and Lostinthemanor. We are proud!!!!



Nubiyan Twist album tour

Nubiyan Twist are touring the UK with their eponymous debut album, released 30th March 2015 on Wormfood Records. Advance physical copies are available at all the shows.

Check out the new video for ‘Work House’ featured on SBTV and available to buy via this link on 23.2.15

United Vibrations + Vula Viel at the Forge

We will be returning to The Forge in Camden on 26 Feb for a very special double bill featuring afro jazz pioneers United Vibrations and a 21st century take on Ghanaian xylophone music from the magical Vula Viel. Here’s a clip of them at the South Bank…  More info here

Vula Viel Live from Bex Burch on Vimeo.


in case anyone missed Afriquoi’s new year mix….

Afriquoi New Year 2014/2015 Mix by Afriquoi on Mixcloud

We Are Hiring

Wormfood are hiring. Please download job spec + application form here


Official Video for Nubiyan Twist’s ‘Figure Numatic’, out on 31.10.14 on Wormfood Records!

Big times ahead – we will be celebrating the release of Nubiyan Twist’s single ‘Figure Numatic’ at Rich Mix London, along with other irresistible bands like Solko, Carnival Collective + Sounddhism DJs!

Check the facebook for more details, and mark the date, Rich Mix will be staying open until 3am!

Nubiyan Twist single launch at Rich Mix on 31 October!

We are so excited to be hosting the single launch of 12-piece future hip hop, soul, dub + afrobeat collective Nubiyan Twist, in line with the release of Figure Numatic, the first single of their forthcoming album on Wormfood Records. Taking place at Rich Mix London we also get the pleasure of having SolkoCarnival Collective + Sounddhism DJs as support for this epic party. Definitely one for the diary, facebook here for more info: http://on.fb.me/Zv9oQB.

The Cyborgs – Collisioni 2014 – opening for Deep Purple!

New video from the Cyborgs before Deep Purple, at Collisioni Festival in July – in front of a sold-out crowd of almost 9,000 people! Wahhh..


New agency signings!

Very happy to announce that Hot Border Special + John Fairhurst have signed to the Wormfood agency! The family grows…


Cyborgs Tour the UK in June!

Exciting news! Fresh from supporting Springsteen in Rome, the fiercely creative duo bring their live show to the UK this June. Dates below…

New Double Drop Video

Check out the new Double Drop video, ‘Building Steam Every Single Day’. Massive! Free download from here


Wormfood’s Bobby Gandolf went to Cologne for Carnival back in March + played at Daferwa’s Global Player night in Krefeld. Here’s what he played…

Bobby Gandolf Global Player Special: Cologne Carnival 2014 by Wormfood on Mixcloud


Big news right here! Afro-beat, hip-hop & dub sensation Nubiyan Twist will be going on their first full UK tour at the end of May. Check out their facebook event for more details!


Happy Friday people! We will now be giving out 2 new tracks every month from Wormfood artists via our facebook page. We’re starting this month with the deep, uplifting ‘Sadiye’ by gnawa fusion sensation Electric Jalaba and jazzy future soul number ‘Figure Numatic’ from Nubiyan Twist. click this link and ‘free downloads’ to download


Afriquoi, Nubiyan Twist, Double Drop + They Say Jump all confirmed for Boomtown…. watch this space for set times. It’s going to be live! 

They Say Jump

We say… OK!

Very happy to announce the latest signing to the Wormfood agency, pop/reggae sensation They Say Jump!
They’ll be playing Hootananny Brixton on 11th April featuring guest vocalist Horseman (check out his ‘Insane in the Brain’ mashup with Prince Fatty) along with The Drop, Horus + DJ Feline.
Here’s their track with Horseman + Hollie Cook….

Byebye Cyborgs

Was a most extreme pleasure having the Cyborgs over from Italy for 4 shows. Big thanks to Rhys at The Nest (Bath), Luke Fuller/Beats and Swing at the Wedgwood Rooms (Portsmouth), and everyone at Hootananny + Magic Garden for having them! What a band…


very soothing video from Polaroid 85….

afro sounds…