Japanese producer Anchorsong’s mellow, 70s afro-disco remix of Afriquoi’s seminal track ‘Kudaushe’ came out yesterday on Wormfood Records.
AFRIQUOI: KUDAUSHE (Anchorsong remix)
Comet is Coming interview in 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!
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
Afriquoi x KOG
Afriquoi have remixed the track ‘Jabulani’ by KOG and the Zongo Brigade. Check the preview on Purple Sneakers here
Afriquoi “Kolaba” album is out now! Check it out here
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
MIDSUMMER TERRACE PARTY SOLD OUT
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….
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
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
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
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!
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 Solko, Carnival 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 agency signings!
Cyborgs Tour the UK in June!
New Double Drop Video
Check out the new Double Drop video, ‘Building Steam Every Single Day’. Massive! Free download from here
COLOGNE CARNIVAL MIX
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…