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Diesel + EDUN's Studio Africa Radio

Last weekend's live-streams from the likes of Africa Express, Oxfam Dalston and Awesome Tapes!

Over two non-stop days last weekend, Diesel + EDUN live-streamed their Studio Africa radio station, bringing down an eclectic range of African-influenced talents, from Soweto Kinch, DJ Edu and Auntie Flo to Bill Brewster - straight from the Diesel Village set up in London. Check out our highlights from the shows, including M.I.A's label signing and Lidl-based hellraiser Afrikan Boy playing live:

Todd Hart from East London's favourite charity shop, the Oxfam Dalston Shop blog:

4x4 - London Bridge (X4 records)
Bembeya Jazz National – Doni Doni
Mbilia Bel – Faux Pas
Africa Negra – Bo Lega Caco Mode Bo (Luaka Bop)
Samba Mapangala – Adija (Virunga)
Pepe Kalle – Stop Few Rouge
Bem Di Fora – Ferro & Guita (CHECK THIS ONE)
Sorie Kondi - Fred Usay Yu Nor Sabi
DJ Rashad & DJ Spinn – Shangaan Shake (Honest Jons)
The Master Musicians of Jajouka – Night Dance Under the Moon (Le Son Du Maquis)
Koffi Olomide – Danger de Mort
Dr Slim ft Double – Seke
Keche – Aluguntugui
Atumpan – The Thing (Sunset ENT)

Damon Albarn and Stephen Budd-founded initiative, Africa Express:

LDN Luanda – The Busy Twist
Owiny Sigoma Band – Norbat Okelo (Brownswood recordings)
Jupiter and Okwess International – Margarita (La Belle Kinoise)
Konono no1 – Assume Crash Position (Crammed Discs)
Rokia Traoré – Beautiful Africa (Nonesuch Records)
Francis Bebey – New Track (Born Bad records)
Fela Kuti – Water No Get Enemy (Knitting Factory)
celestine ukwu & his philosophers national - Okwukwe Na Nchekwube (51 Lex PR Records Ltd)
The Very Best – Kamphopo (Moshi Moshi)
Owiny Sigoma Band – Owegi Owandho (Hello Skinny remix)
Africa Express Collective – Bigger than Hip Hop (Live recordng)
Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang – Somebody (Luaka Bop)
Amanar-  alghafiat (Le Chant Des Fauves)
African Soldier (Brian Eno mix) – Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 (Knitting Factory Records)
Les Ambassadeurs du Motel ft. Salif Keita – Assumukan
LIVE SESSION – Krar Collective
Owiny Sigoma Band – Jonny Ra Ha (Brownswood Recordings)
Fatoumata Diawara – Kanou (World Circuit)

Dazed & Confused/Dummy's Ruth Saxelby:

Zinja Hlungwani – N’wagezani My Love – Honest Jon’s Records
Baloji – De Lautre `cote de la mere – Crammed Discs
Baloji 3 Track Selection:
Christian Scott – The Eraser – Universal Music Group INTL
TV On The Radio – Golden Age – Touch and Go Records
Kendrick Lamar – Cartoon & Cereal – Cartoon & Cereal
LV – Spitting Cobra - Hyperdub
Petite Noir – Til We Ghosts – Bad Life
Petite Noir 3 Track Selection
Bisou Magique – Melody’s Echo Chamber – Bisou Magique
Jeremih – Fuck U All The Time ft Natasha Mosley – WL
Alaska – Accuse – Unknown
DJ Spoko – Azange (ft Magaula & Puzuzu) – True Pantha
Mujava – Township Funk

Brian Shimkovitz of the Awesome Tapes from Africa blog:

Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter Reformers Band – Anjade Loni Fledumare – Obey
Souleymane Sibide – Massala Dia – Djamnaty Production
Oudaden – Unknown – Audio Video Al Ahbab
Sikiru Ayinde Barrister – Fuji Garbage -  SKOLP
Na Hawa Doumbia – Dan Te Dinye La
Super Etoile De Dakar – Ndakarou
Essiham – Unknown
Binta Laly Sow – Walyabhe Fouta
Hailu Mergia - Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument
Onyeka – African Woman – Ayollo Recordings
Ibro Diabate – Kere Wali Gbaka
Mas El Ghiwane – Unknown
Sourakata Koite – Hadjiatu Mari n’Djaye
Mah Kouyate No 1 – Den Sarama