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Analog Africa reissues the unique album of Voz di Sanicolau
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Analog Africa reissues the unique album of Voz di Sanicolau

Originally from Cape Verde, the ephemeral septet Voz di Nicolau recorded a single coladeira album in 1976. The Analog Africa label has re-released this treasure.

Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau celebrated on Bandé-Gamboa’s debut album, Horizonte
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Cape Verde and Guinea‑Bissau celebrated on Bandé‑Gamboa's debut album, Horizonte

The result of a collaboration between Guts, Francisco Sousa and the Heavenly Sweetness label, the Bandé Gamboa project is the symbol of the musical encounter between Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau, the time of a cover […]

São Paulo beatmaker duo DKVPZ delivers new single ‘Lunar’ on Elis Records
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São Paulo beatmaker duo DKVPZ delivers new single 'Lunar' on Elis Records

A transatlantic collaboration between Brazil and Cape Verde recorded in Lisbon. The two young producers, Paulo and Matheus, are known for their sophisticated and progressive work mixing Los Angeles beat music, trap and baile funk. […]

July 5, 1975: when Cape Verdeans raised their arms up and shouted for freedom and independence
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July 5, 1975: when Cape Verdeans raised their arms up and shouted for freedom and independence

Throwback to ‘Labanta Braço’, one of the most symbolic songs of Cape Verde’s independence. 1st picture : Os Tubarões band On July, 5th 1975, this tiny African archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, called Cabo Verde, gained […]

8 albums you need to hear this week
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8 albums you need to hear this week

In this week’s selection: a tribute to the city of Belém, an electro-funana compilation, Goldlink’s endorphic mixtape, Manu Dibango doing sound illustrations and much more… Dona Onete Rebujo Following the critical success of her 2017 album […]

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Synthesize the Soul: the advent of synthesizers in Cape Verdean music
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Synthesize the Soul: the advent of synthesizers in Cape Verdean music

The New-Yorker record label Ostinato Records releases the Synthesize the Soul: Astro-Atlantic Hypnotica From the Cape Verde Islands 1973-1988.

São Vicente is a little Brazil: when Cesária Évora sings the carnival of her “Petit pays”
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São Vicente is a little Brazil: when Cesária Évora sings the carnival of her "Petit pays"

“São Vicente is a little Brazil / Full of joy and colours / During these three wild days / There are no brawls, it is the carnival / A conviviality [morabeza], to be found nowhere […]