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  • review December 17, 2012

    Guzo

    Although we are definitely little late on this one, albums of quality shouldn’t be allowed to slip under the radar. And Guzo, the newest record from Samuel Yirga, a young Ethiopian pianist/composer whose playing has been making waves in the … Read more »

  • blog December 11, 2012

    La Gallera Social Club releases “Ecos del tercer Mundo Vol. 2″

    Ecos del tercer Mundo Vol. 1, the first release by La Gallera Social Club, a group of young musicians creating a thrillingly dreamy hybrid of Venezuelan roots, modern electronics, and laid-back indy coo, was easily one of the best things we heard … Read more »

  • blog July 17, 2012

    Premiere: Elikeh – “Olesafrica (Ojah Awake)”

    Out of Washington, D.C. comes “Olesafrica (Ojah Awake)” a new track off the forthcoming record Between 2 Worlds from Elikeh. Led by Togo-born Serge “Massama” Dogo, the group blends various styles of west-african styles — afrobeat, highlife, soukous — into … Read more »

  • blog May 15, 2012

    Spotlight: KonKoma’s 70′s Afro-Funk Excellence

    The always reliable Soundway Records is prepping the debut release of London-based afro-funk outfit KonKoma. The group was originally conceived by saxophonist Max Grunhard and producer Ben Lamdin who wanted to form a group around a pair of highly-respected and … Read more »

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