A new release on the fantastic Soundway Records out on 25th February has had it’s first track drop. Its a rather crazy sound recorded over 4 years in London and Venezuela. Family Atlantica feature Jack Yglesias, producer, multi-instrumentalist and a veteran of The Heliocentrics, his wife Luzmira Zerpa, traditional Venezuelan musician, poet and singer with a magical voice acclaimed by Manu Chao and half Nigerian-half Ghanaian percussionist Kwame ‘Natural Power’ Crentsil. They mix up Cuban rumba, Venezuelan tambor and tonada, Ghanaian highlife, Ethiopian blues and calypso have been soaked and infused with psychedelia and spiritual jazz.
One to watch next month.