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  • blog June 25, 2014

    Afropop Video Premiere: “This Is KiT”

    One of the coolest, friendliest and, without a doubt, most energetic groups to cross our aural radar over the last year or two has been Kuenta i Tambu, the Curaçaoan party starters who mix the bass-heavy sounds of modern dance … Read more »

  • blog June 17, 2014

    Stromae Drops “Ta Fete” for World Cup, Makes U.S. Debut

    Haven’t yet heard of Stromae, the Rwandan-Belgian singer, songwriter and megastar? Don’t worry–we’re pretty sure you’ll have your chance. After years of slaying European audiences with heartsick tracks (and brilliant videos) like “Formidable”  and his breakout hit “Papaoutai” (read our take … Read more »

  • interview June 10, 2014

    Interview: Quantic on his new album Magnetica and his return to electronic music

    Few producers have a more varied resume than Will Holland, aka Quantic. Starting with straight-ahead break beat-laden dance music of the English variety, he’s moved through soul, jazz and funk before delving headlong into Latin music, particularly focusing on Colombia, … Read more »

  • blog March 14, 2014

    Funky Folklore: An Interview with Eno Williams of Ibibio Soundmachine

    What’s the first thing you think when you hear the music of Ibibio Soundmachine? Well, if you’re anything like us, it’s probably something along the lines of “Damn that’s funky,” followed in short order by “Took them long enough!” Delivering … Read more »

  • blog February 5, 2014

    “Red Dust” – New Single from Dirtmusic feat. Samba Toure

    Glitterhouse artists Dirtmusic drop new single off of forthcoming album Lion City, featuring guest vocalist Samba Touré (whose own music we’ve reviewed elsewhere). Give it a listen. “Red Dust” reveals a slower and more ethereal sound than found on the … Read more »

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