Featuring a West African rhythm section of doun doun, djembe, balafon and congas alongside sax, guitar, bass and drums, Ausecuma Beats hail from Guinea, Mali, Senegal, Cuba and Australia. Beginning with a cult following that grew out of a long-term Sunday afternoon residency in Brunswick, the nine-piece band is now in demand, with a reputation for live shows brimming with energy, grooves and joy.
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Music in Exile is a not-for-profit record label and artist services company that champions Australian musicians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, particularly those with lived experience of displacement or diaspora. The organisation is artist-led, working with individual artists to build viable and sustainable career opportunities in the Australian music industry. In doing so, they hope to highlight the invisible barriers that exist for these artists in the industry, and to contribute to an arts sector that truly reflects the myriad voices found in our community.