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NUBIYAN TWIST EURO DOMINATION

The Turbans Summer 2017

Afriquoi Summer 2017

KOG June Tour

Here’s where you can see the unstoppable energy that is KOG.

Shabaka Hutchings Wins Jazz FM Award

Congratulations to King Shabaka for winning the UK Jazz Act Of The Year award at the Jazz FM Awards 2017.

Anthony Joseph UK Tour Dates

Anthony Joseph is heading out on tour next month bringing his ‘Caribbean Roots’ album to funk up your evenings and hitting key festivals this summer…

Nubiyan Twist: Dance Inna London ft Supercat

Brand new Nubiyan Twist record out 7th April featuring Supercat.

Check the afropunk premiere here  and preorder the vinyl here

TONY ALLEN x ART BLAKEY

Incoming! UK premiere of legendary afrobeat drummer Tony Allen’s tribute to jazz pioneer Art Blakey. 24th March, The Forum, Kentish Town. With Seun Kuti, The Heliocentrics + KOA. Oof!

VAUDOU GAME RISING

The unstoppable rise of Vaudou Game! Featured here in the March edition of Mojo with a special ‘Mojo Rising’ feature. Very happy to be representing them in UK, hold tight for full UK summer tour info….

Tony Allen

Very happy to say we are now the offical UK agent for legendary afrobeat  innovator Tony Allen.

“without Tony Allen, there would be no afrobeat” – Fela Kuti

“perhaps the greatest drummer who has ever lived” – Brian Eno

He will be coming to UK on March 24th at The Kentish Town Forum along with Seun Kuti, Heliocentrics, XOA + Melt Yourself Down…

Soccer 96 spring tour

Soccer 96 out on the road in Feb 2017 promoting their amazing ‘As Above So Below’ album on Slowfoot…

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