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Lofiles is a music and mp3 blog contains a collection of songs I love. MP3s are for sampling purposes only. If you like the music as much as I do, please go out and buy the records! .If you have a complaint about the ownership of a track, please contact me directly and I will be happy to take it down ASAP.
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The restroom sessions

October 16th, 2009

Started out a project called the Restroom sessions, using bits and pieces of all those promo cards I took at the entrances of the toilettes in Berlin. In every restaurant, bar, club or coffee shop you can finf amazing looking promo cards, usually promoting a band or cultural event. So I have returned home with a suitcase full with cards and this is the first collage. It`s actual size is 1Mx1.5M


Back from Berlin

October 13th, 2009

Apologies for disappearing for a whole week. We were in Berlin trying to capture wild sounds and sights for you, lots of music, visual mayhem….. Just for the time being, check out Ignaz Schick (, turntablelism master, master of accidents and founder of TITO, or just try to catch TITO in Berlin on October 22, 23, 25. The unique thing about Ignaz is that he chose the challenging and somewhat limited way ( turntables, bedroom recording) over the digital option ( samplers, computer manipulation software), and uses it to create the most wonderful music, minimalistic, challenging and filled with emotions. listen to “The view underneath one”


Voodoo funk of the month

October 7th, 2009

Here’s another non-Afrobeat mix from Frank the vinyl archeologist of the Voodoo Funk wonderful site… this time it’s mostly Hi-Life, some Jazz, some Blues… it’s all pretty deep stuff. All records that were used came from Big Mama Unice’s Drinking Spot. Listen

00:00 Sahara All Stars Band Jos – ejim ogu n’ejim ofor (hi-life)
02:45 Vida Rose (Hi-Life Sister No.1) and the Cool Guys – manya mahu me dofo yi
06:00 the Sparrows – wofee woyaa he ni (bra-dipo beat ga)
09:00 St. Augustine & the Rovers Dance Band – (native blues)
15:30 Gerard et Cam – pemba veron 2 (cam)
20:20 All Brothers Band – aboa atea (kalakara)
23:25 E.K.’s No.1 Band – agoro beso a efiri anopa (codril akan)
26:40 African Bros. Int. Band – mensu (slow hi-life)
33:22 C.K. Mann – mebusuafo pe adze aye me (osode)
36:10 Kotoko Big Sound Band – obreguo (malinge in twi)
39:05 T.O. Jazz Band of Ghana – kyebi amaa pa
49:19 Cecilia Akombi’s Band – fikyiri bodewa (hi-life)
52:15 Sir Victor Uwaifo – do amen-do (akwete)
55:05 African Bros. Int. Band – nansooben (anakful beat)

 


Exclusive Matisyahu interview

October 4th, 2009


Mum live

October 3rd, 2009

We went to see Mum live at the Barbie club Tel Aviv last night. A great concert and a great band. Their style is so unique, their music is fascinating, 8 people on stage, great arrangements and instrumentation. We collaborated with this great college station 106FM kol Hakampus and filmed the entire show, part of it on stage with the band and we are going to post it in a few days on the Lofiles vimeo pages and right here on the Lolive section.