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CAMILLE STORM PRES. THE PLAYLIST

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Hey guys,  so as you guys may have noticed I’ve written extensively about #NuNairobi( the artistic revolution currently occurring in my city)- on this blog and on other publications as well. Well a few months ago I was approached with the idea to curate an event based on the #NuNairobi scene as it blows up and continues to manifest itself to the world . I was really skeptical because let’s be honest, I’m a lot of things but  I wasn’t an event organizer; but after a period of thought I decided to give it a go! Anything that can help in the growth of the culture and scene seems not only worthwhile but necessary at this point in time.

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PYRONAIRO: THE BIRTH OF A MOVEMENT

In the past year alone, the underground music scene in Nairobi has been bursting with so much talent and ingenuity. It has many hidden gems  who you may not necessarily hear on the radio or see on television. You just need to know where to look.

PyroNairo might be a hashtag you’ve seen one someone’s Facebook presumptuously as they post a link to a song, but do you really know what it means? The term “Pyro” itself means something related to fire. I know it sounds corny but when you listen to music being put out you can be assured that it’s nothing less than flames.

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NEW MUSIC : TETU SHANI – CHEMISTRY FT MAYONDE

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Tetu Shani just released a new song and I’m excited as hell! When he first told me he was working on new stuff with Jinku, a producer associated more with electronic music, I was a bit surprised but also eager to hear how they would blend their sounds together. “Chemistry” is the result of this collaboration and it  features the beautiful songstress, Mayonde, who lends her soulful vocals to the track.  The sweet, steady-building love song is calming with it’s romantic guitar notes and soul-baring lyrics. Continue reading

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: TETU SHANI

Recently I was able to have a chat with the remarkably talented Tetu Shani. His latest  release  “Jacaranda Tree”  has a beautiful rhythm which just makes you nod your head as you listen to it. The experienced guitarist  lends his mastery of the instrument to the song really making it his own.  To say the least ,this song is quite  relaxing and the expressiveness in his half-sung half-spoken lyrics definitely makes you wanna listen to it more than once!
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