Exclusive: John Fryer’s Black Needle Noise project releases ‘SyStem Bi’ with Senegal’s Fakeba + video by Gina Czarnecki available now as well

(Photo by Vincent Bloch) Good news from John Fryer! Black Needle Noise Records, in association…

Exclusive: John Fryer's Black Needle Noise project releases'SyStem Bi' with Senegal's Fakeba + video by Gina Czarnecki available now as well

(Photo by Vincent Bloch) Good news from John Fryer! Black Needle Noise Records, in association with No Devotion Records, presents the brand new Black Needle Noise single “SyStem Bi” featuring Senegal based singer Fakeba. And it’s an excellent track, catchy, excellent vocals, the lot! Judge for yourself, the single is out now on Bandcamp.

Based in Dakar, Senegal, Fakeba makes electronic music and sings in her native Wolof – the language of Senegal, Gambia and Mauritania. John Fryer: “I was very interested in having Fakeba sing in Wolif and complement the full beauty of the vocals as possible. I don’t want to have any limitations with Black Needle Noise and am interested in working with more singers from around the world, singing in their own language.”

The accompanying video for the track was made possible thanks to Gina Czarnecki, who allowed use of footage from her film “Spintex”. John Fryer: “I watched Gina Czarnecki’s short film ‘Spintex’ and thought it would compliment the song perfectly, so I edited the footage and Gina thought it was a really nice re-interpretation of her movie. I hope more people will become aware of her amazing work!”

Here’s the brilliant video for the track:



Since you’re here …

… we have a small favour to ask. More people are reading Side-Line Magazine than ever but advertising revenues across the media are falling fast. And unlike many news organisations, we haven’t put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. So you can see why we need to ask for your help.

Side-Line’s independent journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we want to push the artists we like and who are equally fighting to survive.

If everyone who reads our reporting, who likes it, helps fund it, our future would be much more secure. For as little as 5 US$, you can support Side-Line Magazine – and it only takes a minute. Thank you.

The donations are safely powered by Paypal.

Select a Donation Option (USD)

Enter Donation Amount (USD)

Alternatively you can also donate using Cryptocurrency if you want to donate just once.

  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum
  • Tether
Scan to Donate Bitcoin to 3J5Y7wgsZYFciSdagE14vaxyDQXx7Cn97b

Donate Bitcoin to this address

Scan the QR code or copy the address below into your wallet to send some Bitcoin

Scan to Donate Ethereum to 0x65278F4b39184BC97FAf225209C786C4A0B451ed

Donate Ethereum to this address

Scan the QR code or copy the address below into your wallet to send some Ethereum

Scan to Donate Tether to 0x5e2aCAa3B527b9adc11Dc2c6759D2938a6fBf17D

Donate Tether to this address

Scan the QR code or copy the address below into your wallet to send some Tether