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  • review September 18, 2014

    Mean Love

    The music that Ahmed Gallab makes under the moniker Sinkane has always been deceptively pleasant. Hiding layers of complexity beneath its often-gorgeous exteriors, it’s a moving target that escapes definition through its sheer likability. The latest Sinkane album, the brilliant Mean Love … Read more »

  • blog March 10, 2014

    David Byrne + all his best music friends play the songs of William Onyeabor LIVE!

    There’s no better way than to say this than plain and simple: on May 2nd and 3rd, David Byrne and an incredibly wide array of visionary musicians will take the stage at the BAM opera house to perform the music … Read more »

  • video July 24, 2013

    Red Hot + Fela Livestream!

    There are a lot of great concerts in New York this summer. Heck, there are a lot of great concerts in New York EVERY summer. But every once in a while, a truly special one rolls around, and we have … Read more »

  • interview May 22, 2013

    Summerstage! Afropop Producer Sean Barlow Talks with Erika Elliott, Artistic Director of Summerstage about their 2013 season

    Sean Barlow: Erika, welcome back to our annual Afropop Worldwide preview of cool stuff happening at SummerStage throughout the five boroughs…I don’t know how you guys pull it off! Erika Elliott: Oh, thank you. S.B.:  Both the breadth of it … Read more »

  • review November 7, 2012


    Ahmed Gallab, the mastermind behind the moniker Sinkane, was born in Sudan. At age six, he fled  the country with his family, eventually settling in the college town of Columbus, Ohio. However, the unfortunate but all too common story of … Read more »

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