Nairobi’s punk rock trio Powerslide , debuted their EP on bandcamp over the weekend. A few days later they made it available on local music distribution site, Mookh. Advertisements
2018 has set off in haste with Void of Sorrow being the latest grouping to release new music. Coming straight off the heels of Doveslimme’s “Whatchuwant”, ruinous gist has quietly found it’s place amongst the burgeoning list of fresh Kenyan releases. Void of Sorrow are an industrial metal outfit formed by composer/programmer Nemsey and keyboard/vocalist… Read More Void of Sorrow Releases New Single “Ruinous Gist”
“Shapes and Mirrors” is the second album by Kenyan instrumental composer Nemsey. Under the DE VOID moniker he sets out on an exposition of the nature of existence on his second outing. After releasing “A.G.E.S” in October 2017, Nemsey began the writing and composition for this new album in December that same year.
The record with a run time of 43 minutes, engenders a sweet sadness peacefully reassuring in craftsmanship but its soul feels terribly awake to a longing that forever remains unquenched, pleasures almost in one’s grasp, like an all too vivid dream that evaporates with the dawning of the day. It is incredibly satisfying.… Read More Post-Rock Quartet ‘Shipwrecks’ to Release Debut Full Length in November
Arguably one of the most enduring symbols of heavy music in Nairobi has been 105.5 XFMs weekly serving, Friday4Play. Originally hosted by Justin Rich, the show has been a constant indictment on the decision to water down the content of radio with material that fans have dismissed as a poor imitation of both the spirit… Read More Dj Edygrim Taking on the Fight to Make Rock Music Popular Again