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Years Active 2005 - Present
Genre World/Global, Soul, Reggae
Members Grace Barbe, Jamie Searle, Dan Carroll, Joelle Barbe, Thierryno Gangou, Sally Quealy, Freddy Poncin, Hardy Perrine, Michael Boase
Afro-Kreol – Indian Ocean beats fused with reggae, pop, rock, disco and soukouss
Grace met Jamie though playing in the band Raggabeats and they started writing together - the band coalesced around the writing partnership.
Fela Kuti, Bob Marley, Kaya, Cassiya, Francois Havelock, Tonpa, Franco et le TP OK Jazz,
Bob Dylan, Parliament/Funkadelic, Peter Green, Crowded House, Tony Allen, Antibalas, Fat Freddys Drop,
Playing twice at Byron Bay Bluesfest, Womadelaide, WOMAD NZ and SAKIFO (La Reunion). Smoking joints with Tony Allen
Promoting the Welele! Album....
Zarm, Odette Mercy & Her Soul Atomics, Sneaky Weasel Gang, Funk Club House Band, Shangara Jive, Askari Afrobeat Orchestra, the Crux
13th November 2017
It’s less than a week now until the biggest party RTRFM has ever thrown. To celebrate our […]