Oct 22, 2012
Kind Errisson was the man behing THOSE Bongo's on Incredible Bongo Band's 'Apache', as well as many other rhythms including Marvin Gaye's 'Whats Going On".
LargeUp.com published a great article on him last week to tie in with the premier of the Sample This movie (the story of the 'Apache' and the Incredible Bongo Band.
Oct 18, 2012
Three new DVD film titles touched down at Bongo HQ yesterday - Jodorowsky's cult masterpiece Santa Sangre and Boris Barnet's Outskirts and By The Bluest Of Seas. For more information on the films please click on their respective titles. All three are available exclusively from us until the beginning of November. Santa Sangre will also be available on BluRay, stock of...
Oct 16, 2012
An update direct from Rio Breaks producer John Maier in Rio: "All is well here. The Favela Surf Club is thriving, down on the beach with classes morning and afternoon. It's nice to see everyday, and some of the kids are quite good, competing even with Pikachu. Pikachu and Mancini were on the front page of Globo last week with...
Oct 15, 2012
Sample This is a forthcoming documentary about The Incredible Bongo Band – the mysterious creation of MGM Records Michael Viner renowned for its recording of one of hip-hop’s sonic cornerstones, “Apache.” Directed by Dan Forrer, the film digs deep into the history of Viner – who was not only an aide to Robert Kennedy in the ’60s, but the A&R...
Oct 10, 2012
In August, Hollie Cook and her band played for John Kennedy's XFM Exposure night at The Barfly in London. It was broadcast on John's show last night, you can listen back to it here.
Oct 08, 2012
United Reggae talk to Prince Fatty about his inspirations, the new album and the artists featured on it.
Oct 02, 2012
2nd Annual London Surf Film Festival 11-14 October 2012 This October sees the 2nd Edition of the London Surf / Film Festival touch down. An international celebration of the very cream of surf culture, the London Surf / Film Festival brings together film, art, photography and lifestyle from waveriding’s most exciting creatives. The independent festival is a showcase international surfing’s...
Sep 20, 2012
The Telegraph's James Lachno talks to Hollie Cook about her rock 'n' roll father – Paul Cook from the Sex Pistols – and supporting the Stone Roses.
Read the interview here.
Sep 18, 2012
From the 31st October to 3rd November, Wahaca will be bringing Mexico’s vibrant Day of the Dead celebrations to London, for a four-day festival of music, food, art and ﬁlm hosted at The Old Vic Tunnels. Performing each night, on the ﬁrst leg of their European tour will be this year’s Wilderness Festival headliners, Rodrigo y Gabriela with their unique...
Sep 14, 2012
Prince Fatty, Horseman and Hollie Cook invaded Bestival Radio studio last Saturday just after their performance at the festival... and this is what happened! Listen now via Mixcloud.