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Voyage musical avec Ray Lema

Tonight: Ray Lema selecting records and speaking with Bintou Simporé.

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Merci Vladimir Cagnolari for the conversations on Congolese music with Ray Lema​ Thursday evening. Stories of guitarist Papy Noel and more…

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Rhythmatisms: 1979-87 kongotronic funkexperiments by Ray Lema A’nsi Nzinga

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polyfonic singing, rumba guitars and uncompromising analog electronics… #Kongology. Listen for Ray Lema during the PASS Paris POP-UP streaming live from today until Saturday, more info here.  ( continue reading

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PASS in Paris profile: Ray Lema

Ray Lema © Olivier Hoffschir

Ray Lema is a widely-revered composer, pianist and guitarist. His life in music has taken him from Kinshasa-Washington DC-Paris, moving from Gérard Kazembe’s orchestra to playing with Franco, Tabu Ley Rochereau and Joseph Kabassele, as well as leading a variety of his own bands. In recent years, Lema has referenced Herbie Hancock in his album V.N.S.P. (Very Special New Production), and performed a tribute to Aimé Césaire with his Nzimbu project. Ray Lema will join us at the PASS Pop-UP in Paris (Sept 17-19) …  ( continue reading

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Who Killed Kabila

The Pan African Space Station/Chimurenga Library at La Colonie, Paris 13 December – 17 December 2018 Chimurenga returns to Paris for a 5-day intervention and installation at La Colonie. From December 13 – 17, 2017, we will install a live radio station and a research library, and host talks, screenings and performances that asks ‘Who Killed Kabila?’, as the starting point for an in-depth investigation into power, territory and the creative imagination. The equation is simple: the length of a …  ( continue reading

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PASS Pop-up in Paris

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From September 17 – 19 2015, the Pan African Space Station (PASS) Pop-up was installed inside the gallery of Fondation Cartier, Paris with live programming that explored the past-present-future of Congolese music cultures. This intervention was a part of the exhibition Beauté Congo – 1926-2015 – Congo Kitoko. Participating artists in the PASS Pop-UP in Paris included Ray Lema, Elikia M’bokolo, Syllart Records, Afrikaada Magazine, Baloji, Shenguen Shegue, Kongo Astronauts, Christine Eyene. Contributions will also be beamed in from New York, Montreal …  ( continue reading

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PASS in Paris: Bintou Simporé

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  Bintou Simporé is a radio maestro. A brief roll call of artists who’ve guested on her weekly Néo Géo show on Radio Nova: Fantasma, Habib Koité, Jose James, Julia Sarr, Keziah Jones, Mbongwana Star, Meshell Ndegeocello, Nneka, Ray Lema, Tony Allen… and that’s just in the past two years. Listen through her podcasts for a fuller picture. Digging deeper, her Nova archives also feature gems such a special recorded in 1989 with Miriam Makeba. For PASS in Paris we welcome Bintou to …  ( continue reading

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PASS POP-UP at Foundation Cartier, Paris

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From 17 – 19 September 2015 , the Pan African Space Station (PASS) installed our pop-up inside the gallery of Fondation Cartier, Paris with live programming that explored the past-present-future of Congolese music cultures. This intervention featured as part of the exhibition Beauté Congo – 1926-2015 – Congo Kitoko. Contributions by Bintou Simporé (Nova), Ray Lema, Afrikadaa Magazine, Helmie Bellini trio (feat. Hilaire Penda), Andy Amadi Okoroafor (Clam Mag), DJ Mo Laudi, Dinozord and David Bovée of Schengen Shegue, Pitcho, Jolie Ngemi, Boddhi Satva …  ( continue reading

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PASS Pop-UP in Paris

View of the exhibition Beauté Congo – 1926-2015 – Congo Kitoko. Bodys Isek Kingelez, Ville fantôme, 1996. Photo: Luc Boegly

From September 17 – 19, the Pan African Space Station (PASS) will Pop-UP inside the gallery of Fondation Cartier, Paris with live programming that explores the past-present-future of Congolese music cultures. This intervention is part of the exhibition Beauté Congo – 1926-2015 – Congo Kitoko. Participating artists in the PASS Pop-UP in Paris include Ray Lema, Elikia M’bokolo, Syllart Records, Afrikaada Magazine, Baloji, Shenguen Shegue, Kongo Astronauts, Christine Eyene. Contributions will also be beamed in from New York, Montreal and Kinshasa …  ( continue reading

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Warrick Sony

Warrick Sony (Kalahari Surfers) live @ PASS [display_podcast] (Parts 1&2&3: Maaad crates – from Lema’s Dansometer to Les Tetes Brulees! The last 3 pieces are Klyla’s picks) Thomas Mapfumo – Mozambique Sankomota – Mad-house Gaspar Lawal -Awon Ojist Oluwa Orchestra Makassy – Mambo Bado Abafana Baseqhudeni – Uthangithule Ray Lema – Dansometer Boyoyo Boys – Tsotsi Manu Dibango – Big Blow Genuines with Mr Mac – Kleine Jannie Mulatu Astatke yegelle John Bhengu Pusushukela – Harare – In the Summertime …  ( continue reading

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Astro Bwoy

Astro Bwoy ( Departure Lounge & Astrojazz, UK ) live on PASS radio [display_podcast] (Parts 1& 2: Some unreleasables from Biggabush and Hi-fi. And the Biyong classic. check!) OK folks, kicking off the Scotch interruption to PASS we’re back to Twarag roots….chilled biznizz…Its gonna be a journey now just sit back and let it wash. Oumou Sangare. Rokia Traore. Tune is Mariama Chilled…..still mali and theres UFOs over Bamako with this remix of Vieux Farka Toure…check the album Into the …  ( continue reading

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