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  • hip-deep June 23, 2016

    Roots and Future: A History of U.K. Dance

    Look around today’s musical mainstream, and you’ll quickly realized that dance styles are everywhere, filling stadiums, topping charts, and gathering tens of thousands in festivals around the country. Yet few know their full history. Building on prior Hip Deep explorations … Read more »

  • blog April 23, 2014

    Afropop Worldwide Exclusive Mix: Teleseen “Tropical Half-Truths”

    As part of our ongoing Afropop Worldwide Exclusive Mix series, we asked DJ, producer, engineer and multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Cyr, AKA Teleseen, to make a mix of whatever he was currently excited about, which is mostly Brazilian electronic music, and the music it informs. … Read more »

  • blog September 30, 2013

    Etoro Session 024: Bleepolar’s Silky Smooth Realism

    The very excellent weekly mixtape series, Etoro, dropped a new mix from Bogota’s Bleepolar last week, and we’re all about it. To say that “slick” is the name of the game with Bleepolar’s music is to get him maybe 95% … Read more »

  • review August 14, 2013

    800% Ndagga/Ndagga Versions

    When Mark Ernestus booked his flight to Dakar, he literally knew no one in the city. The renowned German techno and dub producer got the taste for mbalax from a group of Gambian DJ’s who exposed him to the style at … Read more »

  • video June 14, 2013

    Stromae’s “Papaoutai”

    Faites Attention! We (and about 2 and half million other people) may just have found our song of the summer: Stromae’s “Papaoutai.”  It’s been three years since “Alors on Danse,” the young Belgian’s enormously successful debut single, and it seems … Read more »

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