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KOKOROKO’s debut album on the horizon
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KOKOROKO’s debut album on the horizon

After three years on the rise, the London-based collective announces its first full-length project with the heartwarming Afrobeat of “We Give Thanks”.  Here’s what KOKOROKO have to say about their new single “We Give Thanks”: […]

DoomCannon and Lex Amor united in our “Times”
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DoomCannon and Lex Amor united in our "Times"

The two London-based artists switch between rap and free jazz on this moving track, deeply rooted in our contemporary issues. DoomCannon is a composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist from London. When he’s not playing free jazz […]

Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker survey new Cuban music from the 70s and 80s
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Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker survey new Cuban music from the 70s and 80s

Following an acclaimed first volume, the two Soul Jazz Records explorers return with Culture Clash In Havana Cuba – Experiments In Latin Music 1975-85 Vol. 2. Both Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker have been involved […]

Gilles Peterson: DJ on a different frequency
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Gilles Peterson: DJ on a different frequency

To celebrate the release of Indaba Is the 1st record of 2021 from Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood label – PAM caught up with Gilles and Indaba’s Thandi Ntuli (a few weeks apart, and on different continents) to talk curation, Pan-African sounds, and how a record label can be an ally.

11 new albums you should listen to this week
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11 new albums you should listen to this week

Everything Tasteful Lala &ce The rapper with an inimitable style unveils her first solo album, a receptacle for her multiple influences, ranging from Lil Wayne to the music of her father’s village. After mesmerizing the […]

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Gilles Peterson and Jean-Paul ‘Bluey’ Maunick reunite on STR4TA project
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Gilles Peterson and Jean‑Paul 'Bluey' Maunick reunite on STR4TA project

On a first extract entitled “Rhythm In Your Mind” the two acolytes revitalize the iconic British funk scene of the early eighties. Longtime friends and collaborators, Gilles Peterson and Jean-Paul ‘Bluey’ Maunick, join forces to […]

The best 10 South African jazz albums of the year 2020
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The best 10 South African jazz albums of the year 2020

Our South Africa-based journalist Tseliso Monaheng has selected his favourite South African jazz releases of the year.

The best albums of the year 2020
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The best albums of the year 2020

2021 is fast approaching and it presents the opportunity for PAM to look back on the best albums of the last year. A difficult year is drawing to a close, one in which the world […]