BLACK OMOLO - RADIO CENTRAAL 05/2017
Black Omolo: "In the long-term I'd like to move back to Africa. I'm living here at the moment, but my mind is always over there!"
SONGHOY BLUES (ALIOU 'ALI' TOURE) - PIAS 05/2017
"(laughs) Good question… When we first started playing together, we already envisaged not just playing music for the ears of a Malian or even an African audience, but instead to try and create a sound that could possibly earn us worldwide acclaim."
OWEN GRAY - LONDON INTERNATIONAL SKA FESTIVAL 04/2017
Owen Gray: "To me music is the breath of life, pure and simple!"
MELLOW MOOD - CC DE WARANDE 03/2017
"I don't think we can claim there's what you could call a reggae scene in Pordenone or even in Friulli, the region we're from, but the thing is it's an area of Italy where the sky is grey for large parts of the year and it rains a lot, so it's a climate that calls out for some tropical vibes to bring out the sun."
AKALE WUBE (OLIVER DEGABRIELLE) - CC DE WARANDE 02/2017
"The whole story of Akalé Wubé started about eight years ago, when Paul (Bouclier, red."
SEEKAMAN - RADIO CENTRAAL 02/2017
"Fortunately the worst is now behind me."
ORKESTA MENDOZA - DE CASINO 10/2016
"Yeah, it's actually a benefit for the Artists and Musicians Healthcare Alliance in Tucson and they ask participants to play a twenty minute set consisting of covers of any band you want."
AZIZA BRAHIM - 30CC LEUVEN 10/2016
"I'd like to start by stressing my country, the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, truly exists."
J.C. LODGE - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2016
"Beatles music has become iconic, so even after all these years they are still among my favorites, but of course the list has grown a lot longer over the years."
THE DUBBEEZ - REGGAE GEEL 08/2016
"Before we started calling ourselves The Dubbeez, we were already performing together as Dub Factory."
THE HEMPOLICS - REGGAE GEEL 08/2016
"Yeah it is a bit my musical dream come true, but with the help of a whole crew."
RUNKUS - REGGAE GEEL 08/2016
"Music has always been a great part of my life, so it wasn't as if I made a conscious choice or anything; this was just the world I grew up in."
NOURA MINT SEYMALI - SFINKS 07/2016
"Mauritania is a vast country (1030000 square kilometers, red."
ANTHONY JOHNSON - IRIE VIBES 07/2016
Anthony Johnson: "I still thank Jah for that tune every day!"
KASSAV' - COULEUR CAFE 07/2016
"First and foremost zouk is music from the French Antilles, from Martinique and Guadeloupe; a genre which has succeeded in being embraced by the rest of the French speaking world as well."
META AND THE CORNERSTONES - DE ROMA 05/2016
"When we started that band, I was still in school."
RANDY VALENTINE - PETROL 05/2016
"Well, I wouldn't describe it as a shocking experience, as I'm always open to experiencing new things."
KEL ASSOUF - AB 03/2016
"Well, I guess you might say love strikes in the strangest places! My ex-wife is Belgian."
JAH9 - DOMEIN MENAS 12/2015
"Mostly being able to connect with people on a larger scale."
NISH WADADA - RADIO CENTRAAL 11/2015
"The Cape Verdean community in The Netherlands is mainly concentrated in Rotterdam, something which probably has to do with the fact it's a port city."