Jazz FM Presents
A dance music explosion that has been winning fans across the UK scene from DJ Craig Charles, to Dele Sosimi, to Bombay Bicycle Club. Heavy grooves and driving percussion, added with a crazy psychedelic twist!
London Afrobeat Collective (LAC) is a dance music explosion that has been winning new fans across the UK scene, from funk'n’soul DJ Craig Charles to Afrobeat legend Dele Sosimi and UK indie darlings Bombay Bicycle Club.
In 2011, Michael Eavis was so impressed by the band’s live show he personally invited the London 12-piece to perform on Glastonbury’s West Holts Stage. It was to prove the centrepiece of a blazing summer season for LAC as they rocked crowds from Green Man to Secret Garden Party to Shambala.
LAC’s brilliant debut album was recorded with respected producer Sonny Simpson (Tony Allen, Polar Bear, Portico Quartet) and showcases their potent blend of funk, roots afrobeat and psychedelic rock. The seven original tracks feature vocals from Inemo Samiama as well as celebrated afrobeat ambassador and Egypt 80 member Dele Sosimi.