Category: Diaspporic Dialogue

  • New Work City Records w/ Technomaterialism #3

    AIRDATE : 22/09/2021 Avid dance music enthusiasts and prolific music critics Mathys Rennela and Jean-Hugues Kabuiku return as Technomaterialism for the final show of their guest residency with New Work City Records. Today’s show is centered around French rap and how it relates to issues such as police brutality, the French Black struggle, Black Arab […]

  • New Work City Records w/ Technomaterialism #2

    AIRDATE : 25/08/2021 New Work City Records 送上第二集「Technomaterialism」,音樂評論家 (Mathys Rennela) 以及 (Jean-Hugues Kabuiku) 今集將會介紹 Gwo ka ,一種起源於17世紀跨大西洋奴隸販賣時期於殖民地種植業流行的音樂。 Technomaterialism’s 2nd show of their guest residency – dance music enthusiasts and prolific music critics Mathys Rennela and Jean-Hugues Kabuiku have tasked themselves to re-contextualize Afro-Caribbean dance music within the broader discourse of reclaiming the Black roots of dance music: tomorrow’s show focuses […]

  • New Work City Records w/ Technomaterialism #1

    AIRDATE : 28/07/2021 Listen to New Work City Records New Work City Records   invites Technomaterialism , group of avid dance music enthusiasts and prolific music criticMathys Rennela and Jean-Hugues Kabuiku have tasked themselves to re-contextualize Afro-Caribbean dance music within the broader discourse of reclaiming the Black roots of dance music. This radio show showcases the prolific work of the Francophone African […]

  • Dance Music As a Diasporic Musical Innovation

    Author : Jean-Hugues Kabuiku & Mathys Rennela As Black intellectuals rarely live in a vacuum, it’s no surprise that there is a thread connecting Black art and Black critical theory throughout the years. The aim of this article is to clarify some of those intellectual connections in the context of dance music, and perceived influences […]