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On The Corner Records, a ticket to outer space
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On The Corner Records, a ticket to outer space

Despite covid-19, 2020 has seen many exciting releases for the label On The Corner. On the release of their opulent compilation Door to the Cosmos we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to give founder Pete Buckenham a call, and retrace the history and the spirit of the out-of-this-world label.

VHOOR continues baile funk adventure on new album
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VHOOR continues baile funk adventure on new album

The Brazilian producer VHOOR demonstrates his musical fertility with Baile & Drips, the fifth volume of the Baile series, which blends the baile funk style with other genres. First listen on PAM: “FM”. At only […]

ÌFÉ pays tribute to the dead on new EP
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ÌFÉ pays tribute to the dead on new EP

After the surprise release of a live album recorded in quarantine, ÌFÉ is back with three new spiritual tracks that commune with the afterlife. In 2017, the Afro-American producer and percussionist Otura Mun captured the […]

L.A. ATLANTIC, documentary on Di Soca Twins by Foreigner
Interview
L.A. ATLANTIC, documentary on Di Soca Twins by Foreigner

Multidisciplinary artist Foreigner is once again donning his filmmaker hat with the first part of an experimental series dedicated to the Di Soca Twins dancers. Joint interview. In the prolongation of his audiovisual project, created […]

BBE reissues two albums by mysterious Victor Chukwu
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BBE reissues two albums by mysterious Victor Chukwu

The British label gives a second life to the albums Akalaka and The Power, recorded by the figure of igbo highlife, Victor Chukwu. John Armstrong, curator of the Tabansi reissues, provides some background. Recorded between […]

Arlo Parks, the color of emotions
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Arlo Parks, the color of emotions

The 19-year-old London singer Arlo Parks is already one of the most promising voices of her generation. Here, she discusses her new single “Hurt” and her magical performance for the Colors Show.

Vudufa, the duo that dances with demons
Interview
Vudufa, the duo that dances with demons

The duo from Lima explores the connections between Latin music, Afro-Peruvian rhythms and electronic music on their new EP South American Loa. Interview and preview.

Debut album by Lex Amor, the urban grace
Review
Debut album by Lex Amor, the urban grace

The British rapper with Nigerian roots releases stunningly mature, home-recorded debut album. There is power in simplicity.