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  • review May 31, 2016

    Ave Africa: The Kitoko Sound of East Africa 1973-1976

    The band known as Sunburst was a short-lived Tanzanian Afrosoul group that flourished in southern Africa’s halcyon post-colonial days before the economic downturn of the late ’70s. True to its name, Sunburst was a brief phenomenon but a brilliant one. They … Read more »

  • blog October 1, 2015

    Interview: Sinkane’s Ahmed Gallab

    The London-born, Brooklyn-based Sudanese Ahmed Gallab has been very busy in the past few years. His band, Sinkane, played New York’s Central Park SummerStage with Afrobeat maestro Femi Kuti back in the summer of 2013, and became the  director of … Read more »

  • blog October 24, 2013

    Chicano Batman’s “Magma”

    It was love at first lick with the Chicano Batman EP, Magma. While the group reflect the audio influence of the retro revival that has emerged from the extended Daptones family, they imbue their vintage style with a special vibe that … Read more »

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