Afrobeat ensemble...

“Rhythm is what makes a good afrobeat record".

Gabriel Roth - leader of New York ensemble Antibalas - would know. Spearheading the second wave of Afrobeat, the group have taken their music around the world inspiring new collectives in their wake.

New album 'Antibalas' is a neat introduction. All wailing horns and chicken scratch guitars, what really marks out the New York group is their primal, guttural sense of rhythm.

Out on August 20th, a preview of the new album has emerged online. 'Dirty Money' clocks in a neat three and a half minute of explosive, horn driven funk while the clip takes a swipe at those pesky bankers.

Watch it below.


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