IND!E FUSE 2012: Live Electro Accra [DEC. 14th x 15th]

Accra’s coolest music event of the year, IND!E FUSE, is back for a third edition. Music lovers who want a taste of imaginative, super fresh, and amazing live music should come out and jam at IND!E FUSE 2012. The show features the trendsetters of the Accra indie scene and a growing network of young Ghanaian artists that are causing international waves in music.

ACCRA [dot] ALT, a cultural network that encourages the alternative work of Ghanaian artists and emerging artists across the globe, closes 2012 with a two-day IND!E FUSE concert event on December 14th (The Republic Bar + Grill) and 15th (Alliance Française). IND!E FUSE is the premiere showcase for the freshest artists on the Accra music scene. Last year’s show was a sellout success and this year will be even sweeter. Come and witness Ghanaian and international artists create live sonic rainbows of edgy AfroBeat, electronic soul, drumbassfunk, R&B, true skool hip hop, and rare West African folk grooves.

 Our 2012 IND!E FUSE Lineup for the two nights include:

On Friday 14 December 2012, chill with us at The Republic Bar and Grill for a live DJ mashup with Kwaku Ananse, Jason Kleatsh and SanSe beginning at 9pm (5GHC to enter). Catch live performances by Ghana’s leading indie artists – Rumor, Kay-Ara, Holla Blak, Oga Chuxx, Steloo and Yaw P.

On Saturday 15 December 2012, an eclectic set of musicians from Ghana and abroad will mount the stage at Alliance Française from 7:30 – 11pm. IND!E FUSE 2012 is headlined by FOKN BOIS (UK/Ghana), Tawiah (UK) and Yaa Pono. Fans can also wild out to performances by Jojo Abot (NYC/Ghana), Lady Jay, FaintMedal, Paapa (Skillions Records), Lyrical Wanzam and Zantou Lansre (Niger). The show is hosted by the Sankwas Bois and will feature a live DUSTLVYE (YFM) DJ Booth with the sounds of our resident Funky Professor, Mr. Kobby Graham.

Admission is only 10 GHC.

 IND!E FUSE 2012 is brought to you by ACCRA [dot] ALT in partnership with Institut Français, Alliance Française, The Republic Bar + Grill, REDD Kat Pictures, DUST Magazine, Fullish Art, Pidgen Music, Skillions Records, Goba Hub, Smoothy’s Café and Global Outdoor Systems.

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The Adventures of Solomon Spiderman

LATELY JAMES TOWN HAS BEEN BRIMMING with all kinds of creativity. While taking photos in the cool urban fishing community this week, we ran into a teenager with a lovely imagination.

We met 15-year-old Solomon Ayitey sauntering around the neighborhood in his Spiderman costume and cracking jokes with middle-aged ladies. He stopped to pose and show us what James Town is made of. This made us wonder…what would a Kwaku Ananse costume look like?!

Somebody really needs to get on that one.

All photos by Abass Ismail for ACCRA [dot] ALT.

The Adventures of Solomon Spiderman | photo by ACCRA [dot] ALT

The Adventures of Solomon Spiderman | photo by ACCRA [dot] ALT

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ACCRA Street Style Mixtape no. 3

THE STREETS OF ACCRA are alive with crazy style. Don’t take our word for it – see for yourself. Molly Lambe – aka Lover of All Things Sam Cooke – is on the scene again.

She popped her lens at a few street style icons jamming down at The Republic Bar + Grill over the weekend.

All photos taken for ACCRA [dot] ALT.


MONSTER CHILL | photo by ACCRA [dot] ALT

polyRHYTHM | photo by ACCRA [dot] ALT

PURPLE RAIN | photo by ACCRA [dot] ALT

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KAE SUN: Ship and The Globe [MUSIC VIDEO]

Brother KAE SUN does it again – releasing “Ship and the Globe,” a slow rise burner to get you ready for his second LP effort, Afriyie – out early next year. The video, directed by Mike McLaughlin of City Bird Films, is a nomad’s encounter with nature, an enthralling portrait of quiet defiance, romantic intention, and green desire.

We’re steadily impressed by how the Toronto-based Ghanaian singer/songwriter flips his sound every time.

By the looks of it, 2013 is gonna be major for our dude.

Keep up with Kae Sun | @kaesun


ACCRA Street Style Mixtape vol. 2

EVERYDAY WE GET STOKED by the unique flair for style Accra exhibits. From straight, clean cuts to colorful mixed prints, dapper, dark silhouettes, and electronic, trill shapes – the capital city’s got it all.

Check out what Molly Lambe‘s lens picked up for ACCRA [dot] ALT this week for our street segment.

California in Osu | photo by ACCRA [dot] ALT


Twin Swag | photo by ACCRA [dot] ALT

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#Live #Electro #Accra

This December Accra will beam a new signal to the world. The homegrown sounds of the city’s most progressive indie acts will congregate for the annual genre-bending sound simulators mash up. Look out for the artists line up in coming weeks.

#Live #Electro #Accra