Kyla-Rose Smith: Freshlyground’s Journey

FreshlygroundSouth African band Freshlyground hone their signature elements — outspoken, vivid lyrics, afropop guitar and irrepressible grooves — on their latest album Take Me to the Dance.

In this podcast we talk with Freshlyground violinist Kyla-Rose Smith about the band’s journey, the pivotal role producer and Los Lobos member Steve Berlin played in the crafting of their new album, and the joys of live performances, especially when playing at The Apollo with Blitz the Ambassador.

Freshlyground Video: Take Me to the Dance

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One Response to “Kyla-Rose Smith: Freshlyground’s Journey”

  1. KadmusArts – where culture speaks » Blog Archive » Festival Year in Review
    January 1st, 2014 12:56
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    [...] Festival in Review soundtrack comes from one of the most popular bands based in South Africa, Freshlyground. The band’s artists come from South Africa, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. What better way to start [...]

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