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IKOQWE study the human species in mini documentary
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IKOQWE study the human species in mini documentary

Fresh from their first album, the Angolan aliens present a video conceived as an “audiovisual logbook on humans, rather than a self-promotional tool”. For the record, IKOQWE was born from the union of Pedro Coquenão, […]

Nihiloxica drop hypnotic visuals for “Bwola”
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Nihiloxica drop hypnotic visuals for “Bwola”

The psychedelic video heralds a new EP and tour from the explosive British-Ugandan band.  Born from the meeting of Nilotika Cultural Ensemble members (a group of traditional Ugandan percussionists) with Spooky-J and PQ, two techno […]

Kasai Allstars shares new video from the street of Kinshasa
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Kasai Allstars shares new video from the street of Kinshasa

The Congolese band adds vibrant choreography to “Musungu Elongo” straight from the capital of the DRC. The DRC Congo collective recently dropped its fourth album, Black ants always fly together, one bangle makes no sound, […]

Batida presents new project alongside Ikonoklasta on “Pele”
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Batida presents new project alongside Ikonoklasta on "Pele"

“Pele” (meaning “skin”) frees the body and mind through electronic production and Angolan influences. Listen to the new track by the Portuguese-Angolan duo from their upcoming EP under Ikoqwe. In their new video the duo […]

By the neighborhood and for the neighborhood: the Wakaliwood phenomenon
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By the neighborhood and for the neighborhood: the Wakaliwood phenomenon

In the Ugandan slums of Wakalinga, a self-taught movie director and his assistant from New York are proceeding to rip up the action film rulebook written by North America and Hong Kong. PAM meets with the pair to find out more.

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The Haifa-based duo Zenobia shared new single from debut album
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The Haifa‑based duo Zenobia shared new single from debut album

After their EP KSR KSR KSR released in spring 2019, Haifa Zenobia’s binomial is about to release Halak Halak, their very first album to come – logically – from their fellow diggers at Acid Arab Records.

Nihiloxica: Kampala’s marabouts are back
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Nihiloxica: Kampala's marabouts are back

With “Tewali Sukali”, the first single from debut album to be released on Crammed Discs, the polyrhythmic combo Nihiloxica announces the colour: it will be about impulsive djembes, trance and “big sound”. Developed under the aegis […]

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: the new album from emblematic Sahrawi culture activist Aziza Brahim, Khuli Chana’s third studio album, the second EP from afrobeat prince Ghetto Boy and many more to hear… Sahari Aziza Brahim The Saharawi singer-songwriter […]