In this episode Kwasi brings back Dutty Bookman to discuss the movement he has helped dub as the Reggae Revival after a panel at SXSW 2027. He also speaks to Koro Fyah of the Bevel Rock camp about his ABC’s at SXSW as well. Bomani interviews the founder of the Uganda’s Bavubuka Foundation, Babaluku, and their chief archivist Gilbert Daniels about Hip-Hop in Uganda and the Lugaflow movement. Bomani and Kwasi also discuss spirituality in independent music, and how the community discusses things like sin. A must listen!
A professional recording studio can be intimidating for a newbie. The huge $1000 microphone, the flashing lights on the compressors and pre-amps, the moving faders and the wave lengths magically appearing on screen, all there to turn the songs you sang in the shower or spit in front of a sparse open mic crowd, into mass media platinum selling sensation.
You are there spending $40, $50, $60 up to $150 an hour, so you’ve got on eye on your lyric sheet and one eye on the clock that is ticking way to fast. Make sure you’re hitting the right pitch, make sure your hitting each word on the right rhythym. No one should go into this situation unprepared. So what do you do? … Continue Reading