C86 Show - Indie Pop

Weekend, Working Week & Afro Celt Sound System with Simon Emmerson

July 12, 2020

Weekend, Working Week & Afro Celt Sound System with Simon Emmerson in conversation with David Eastaugh

Record producer, guitarist, DJ, musical director at Lush, and founder of the group Afro Celt Sound System.

He is also the main organiser of The Imagined Village, a collaborative work from many roots artists. Emmerson also plays on this album.

In 1995 Emmerson was nominated for a Grammy for his production work on Baaba Maal's album Firin' in Fouta.

Earlier in his career, under the pseudonym Simon Booth, he was a member of the bands Working Week and Weekend, played guitar on Everything but the Girl's debut album Eden and produced records for Baaba Maal and Manu Dibango.

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