Mar 19, 2019
UK Grime Meets Ethiopian Music In 'London To Addis'
#NewMusicAlert: #LondonToAddis, the newly released instrumental compilation from London-based label No Hats No Hoods Records is the musical cultural exchange we ain't know we needed!
OkayAfrica: "London To Addis follows various grime producers as they take cues from the instrumentation, time signatures, and musical scales of Ethiopian music. The project started out in Addis Ababa, where No Hats No Hood label co-founder Peter Todd (DJ Magic) spent a week recording traditional Ethiopian instruments like the krar, washint, masenqo and drums. He then sent those raw recordings to an array of grime produces for them to make into their own tracks." And it's #FIYAY!
"Lots of UK Black music, including Grime, draws heavily from West Africa and Jamaica, so it was a nice challenge to use Ethiopian instruments and explore a small part of their music scene." - Todd/DJ Magic, #NoHatsNoHoods
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