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  • October 1, 2014

    Afropop Premier: Nikhil P. Yerawadekar & Low Mentality – “Reel It In/Vultures”

    We’ve said it before, and at this rate, we’ll probably be saying it again- Nikhil P. Yerawadekar and Low Mentality make some of the best music coming out of NYC. Not the best afrobeat, not the post-highlife, not the best … Read more »

  • September 24, 2014

    Tsapiky Video Playlist

    Tsapiky [tsa-PEEK] music is an electric guitar-driven dance music from the Tulear region in southwest Madagascar. It is mostly played at large family gatherings in the countryside, sometimes a wedding or circumcision, but most often a funeral. These multi-day ceremonies … Read more »

  • September 24, 2014

    Tonight! Lee “Scratch” Perry Live + Subatomic Sound System: Dub Champions Festival

    The Dub Champions Festival continues tonight with a live performance by one of the renowned legends of dub production, Lee “Scratch” Perry himself, with the BK-based Subatomic Sound System and special guests at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg. Doors at 6, show … Read more »

  • September 24, 2014

    Download Live Damily Track!

    This is an extended track from Damily’s historic live performance at the Jardin de la Mer in Tulear, Madagascar, on May 16, 2014. This was Damily’s first concert in Tulear in 14 years. It was a free event, a “gift” … Read more »

  • September 24, 2014

    Chancha Via Circuito Drops “Amansara”

    The style of electro-cumbia that Argentinian producer Pedro Canale creates under the moniker Chancha Via Circuito has always existed on the outer edges of the sub-genre. Avoiding the hard-edged, bass-heavy drive that defined much of the ZZK Records cohort in which … Read more »

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