It is without trouble that I picked out Curtis Harding’s second album as one of my favourites this year. In addition to reminding me of soul music’s veneration, Face Your Fear quite impressed me with its musical distinction; the songs are as deeply moving as they are fiery. The album also arrested my attention with […]

On Thursday evening I had two things booked in my diary: weekly tango sessions and June Gachui’s concert at J’s Fresh Bar & Kitchen. I weighed my options fastidiously, settled for June’s and headed straight for J’s after work. Over the course of her performance, my expectations were confounded. In retrospect though, my predominant reaction […]

Thanks to a tweep’s retweet of Blinky Bill’s tweet, I discovered No Touch Am and so I archived the tweet for a later visit. What a wonderful surprise! It’s not that I expected any less of the famous Just-A-Band member paired with the eclectic direction of Osborne Macharia and Andrew Mageto! The style is reminiscent of […]

You expect an underwhelming clandestine track featuring a naked video vixen with  trippy lyrics that go on and on about superficial fucks and facts of life but, in a tasteful turn of events, you get much much more than that. The former is obviously not glamorous at all. What is, is this debut album whose […]

It’s a beautiful hot and sunny day in Nairobi and I’m hoping for a chill weekend because it has been a pretty tiring week. In other news, I have been reflecting on my feels about having a partner and I have further, further narrowed it down to a partner who can dance. Yesterday, I created […]