#2 – Afrobeat(s) and Aliens with Topaz McGarrigle

Topaz McGarrigle of Golden Dawn Arkestra comes on the Music Fringe to talk about the emergence of Afrobeat as well as the likelihood of initiating a sun-worshipping, fungi-eating, West Texas cult. The Dilettante and Topaz discuss the difference between ‘Afrobeat’ and ‘Afrobeats’ while illuminating artists like Fela Kuti, William Onyeabor, Burna Boy, Bobi Wine, and Naira Marley. Reptilian conspiracies, Q-Anon core techno, and vaccine fashion tips also make appearances in this hour of self-dissection.   *This episode is dedicated to Alex Jones
  • Lee AckerleyHost

    "Lee Ackerley describes himself as a musical dilettante, meaning he has deep interest in musical arts but lacks knowledge on the on the subject. This ...

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  • Topaz McGarrigle Guest

    Topaz McGarrigle is a musician and member of  Golden Dawn Arkestra.

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The Music Fringe puts a spotlight on music that falls outside the mainstream. Meet the artists as host Lee Ackerley delves into and dissects their unique sounds and styles. The Music Fringe includes broader discussions on the niche music genres that the ecce ...
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