Something Beyond Yourself: Tunde Adebimpe

TV On The Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe talks about how Fela Kuti influenced his childhood and his music.

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GALLERY: The Iconic Album Art of Ghariokwu Lemi

Nigerian graphic designer, fine artist and illustrator Ghariokwu Lemi occupies a unique position as the creative genius behind twenty-six of Fela‘s iconic album covers. Christened ‘The Artist’ by Kuti himself, the vivid social realism of Lemi’s works created between 1974 and 1993 provided a fitting visual accompaniment to the singer’s derisive anti-establishment lyrics with its cross of distorted collage, illustration and caricature.

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Fela Kuti - Live In Berlin (1978)

Odetta Remains A Powerful Voice For Justice

Rig Rundown: Doug Wimbish & Vernon Reid

Premier Guitar’s Rebecca Dirks catches up with Living Colours’ Vernon Reid and Doud Wimbish during their 2013 U.S. tour.

Sun Ra Quartet - Rome At Twilight

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Sun Ra - Rome At Twilight

Tunde Adebimpe Interview

Musician, actor, and visual artist Tunde Adebimpe of the acclaimed rock band TV on the Radio discusses his experience learning Ableton Live, Mixing and Mastering, and Sound Design at Dubspot NYC.

Five Minutes With: Lenny Kravitz

Singer Lenny Kravitz talks to Matthew Stadlen about his musical inspirations, growing up in the opera, spirituality and his favourite song of all time.