In the April edition of the Lowdown, Carla Fonseca of Batuk talks to writer Siyabonga-Andre Dennis about the rise of the band, pan-Africanism and more.
With a fresh album out that sonically reps South Africa, writer Siyabonga Andre Dennis and photographer Justice Mukheli capture the new Batuk.
Carla Manteiga goes to Paris’ 18th district for a new Batuk visual that subverts stigmas around women and sex.
Batuk go on a musical journey through the African continent to collect material for their debut album, out May 27th.
It may be at home on the dancefloor, but the message behind Batuk’s latest song is a powerful call for change against widespread conflict in Africa.
The beautiful visuals for Batuk’s track ‘Daniel’ ebb between the ochre hues of outdoor Mozambican splendour and luminous night scenes.
Newly formed collective Batuk aims to unify seemingly disparate cultures through their music, utilising rhythmic sound as a universal language.