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This album is named after a members-only club that was opened in Havana in pre-Castro times, a period of unbelievable musical activity in Cuba.
Gilles Peterson joins Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy to lift the lid on the albums that have been getting him through these troubled times.
The Rebel Dread largely responsible for merging punk rock and reggae in late seventies London tells us about his personal encounters with Bob Marley.
Bobby Gillespie, Andrew Innes and Martin Duffy rediscover the original tapes of their spine-tingling sessions with legendary producer Tom Dowd and the Muscle Shoals rhythm section.
This album is named after a members-only club that was opened in Havana in pre-Castro times, a period of unbelievable musical activity in Cuba. Check out this playlist of music that inspired the album.
Nigerian icon Fela Kuti pioneered Afrobeat and was a political and social renegade. He also led a life and had an impact that was uniquely singular. Listen to the story and music.
Paloma candidly relays the story of her childhood, political views and her favourite albums by Marvin Gaye, Erykah Badu, Billie Holiday, Tracey Chapman and Arrested Development.
The album marked a shift in the group's sound characterized by more concise arrangements and radio friendly songs, such as "The Spirit of Radio" and "Freewill", though their progressive rock blueprint is still evident with the nearly ten-minute closer "Natural Science".