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Watch Jessie Ware, The WAEVE, and Sleaford Mods All Perform on “Later… with Jools Holland”

Dave Okumu & The 7 Generations Also Performed on the Latest Episode of the BBC Show

May 30, 2023

The latest episode of the long-running BBC music show, Later… with Jools Holland, aired this past weekend and featured live performances from Jessie Ware, The WAEVE, Sleaford Mods, and Dave Okumu & The 7 Generations. More

Dave Okumu & The 7 Generations Share New Song “Amnesia” via a Short Film

I Came From Love Due Out April 14 via Transgressive

Mar 21, 2023

Dave Okumu, singer/guitarist with London three-piece The Invisible, is releasing a new album, I Came From Love, under the name Dave Okumu & The 7 Generations, on April 14 via Transgressive. Now he has shared its third single, “Amnesia.” It is part of a short film, Seduced By Babylon. More

Dave Okumu & The 7 Generations Share New Song “Black Firework”

I Came From Love Due Out April 14 via Transgressive

Jan 23, 2023

Dave Okumu, singer/guitarist with London three-piece The Invisible, is releasing a new album, I Came From Love, under the name Dave Okumu & The 7 Generations, on April 14, 2023 via Transgressive. Now he has shared its second single, “Black Firework.” It is part of a short film, The Intolerable Suffering of (The) Other. More

Dave Okumu & The 7 Generations Announce New Album, Share New Single “Blood Ah Go Run”

I Came From Love Due Out April 14, 2023 via Transgressive

Nov 21, 2022

Dave Okumu, singer/guitarist with London three-piece The Invisible, has announced the release of a new album, I Came From Love, which will be out on April 14, 2023 via Transgressive. Okumu has also shared a new single from the album, “Blood Ah Go Run.” More

Sep 16, 2021

Joan As Police Woman (aka Joan Wasser) has shared a video for a new single titled “Geometry of You.” It is the latest release from her forthcoming studio album alongside the late Tony Allen and Dave Okumu (of The Invisible), The Solution is Restless, which will be out on November 5 via PIAS. More

Dave Okumu of The Invisible Shares New Solo Song “Son of Emmerson”

Knopperz Due Out September 24 via Transgressive

Sep 02, 2021

Dave Okumu, singer/guitarist with London three-piece The Invisible, is releasing his debut solo album, Knopperz, on September 24 via Transgressive. Now he has shared another song from it, “Son of Emmerson.” More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Low, Geese, Colleen Green, Morly, and More

Plus Damon & Naomi, John Grant, SPELLLING, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 25, 2021

Welcome to the 24th Songs of the Week of 2021. Today was a blockbuster new album release day. It saw the release of new full-lengths by Modest Mouse, Lucy Dacus, The Mountain Goats, John Grant, SPELLLING, Faye Webster, Matthew Dear, Lightning Bug, Pom Pom Squad, Hiss Golden Messenger, Gaspard Augé, Hiatus Kaiyote, Squirrel Flower, and more. But it was also a strong week for new singles. More

Jun 24, 2021

Dave Okumu, singer/guitarist with London three-piece The Invisible, has announced his debut solo album, Knopperz, and shared its first single, “RTN.” Knopperz is an instrumental album that combines hip-hop, jazz, and experimental electronic music and is a partial homage to J Dilla’s Donuts. More




Reviews

Nov 11, 2021

Any new music by Dave Okumu is worth getting excited about so his debut solo album, Knopperz—which is something of an instrumental homage to J Dilla and makes ample use of the music of another contemporary titan Duval Timothy—is, unsurprisingly, something to write home about. More