Welcome

Welcome to Sheba Sound – the ongoing product of over six years of events, music digging and recordings, originating in Addis Ababa and spanning as many of the areas of the country as is physically possible to reach. Read about our activities, follow our footsteps on the map, delve into…

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New album – ‘Out of Addis’ available now

LP/ CD & Digital. Buy online here:   https://paradisebangkok.officialstore.co.uk/Shop/DownloadDetails?rid=PDB_RE_5   This album presents a selection of contemporary recordings from Ethiopia, an ancient country where incredible musical traditions have been brewing for centuries – unbeknownst to much of the Western world. The Horn of Africa nation is most often associated with…

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Sheba Exclusives Mix

Offering up a two hour mix of exclusive, unreleased music from the Sheba Sound vaults. Modern-day recordings of raw music from all over Ethiopia. With pounding dubs from the mixmaster Nick Manasseh. https://www.mixcloud.com/Shebasound/sheba-exclusives-mix/

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Hanna Mekonnen – Ali New Biye

We’re very pleased to announce that Sheba Sound’s first 10″ vinyl release is now in the shops. Buy it here: https://paradisebangkok.officialstore.co.uk/Shop/PhysicalDetails?pid=PDB_PH_17 Recorded in country and then mixed in London, this first single features vocalist Hanna Mekonnen and her band, who hail from the Mersa people in the Amhara region in…

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Sheba Sound ‘comes home’ to Spiritland.

Sheba Sound plays exclusive music on one of the best sound systems in the world. The valve amplified Spiritland Sound system, ‘presents music in a clarity, definition and precision rarely heard.’ http://spiritland.com/ Come and listen to ethio funk from the crates and unreleased music from the Sheba Sound vaults including…

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