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Ian Brennan takes a musical pilgrimage to the Comoros on new album
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Ian Brennan takes a musical pilgrimage to the Comoros on new album

With We Are an Island, but We’re Not Alone, Comorian, Soubi and Mmadi, guided by the American producer Ian Brennan, immerse us in the musical cultures of the archipelago. Ian Brennan is the producer known […]

Rock band BLK JKS returns with retro-futuristic album
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Rock band BLK JKS returns with retro‑futuristic album

Increasingly popular in South Africa, BLK JKS will breathe new life into the Johannesburg music scene with their upcoming album, Abantu/Before Humans. BLK JKS, pronounced “Black Jacks,” provides space for the individuality of each member, […]

Live isolation: when Tamikrest offers an extract from his album Tamotaït
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Live isolation: when Tamikrest offers an extract from his album Tamotaït

On PAM’s Facebook page, Tamikrest’s singer performs the song “Azawad”, taken from Tamotaït, the group’s new album. Three years after the release of Kidal, the Tuaregs of the group Tamikrest have just released Tamotaït. A […]

Ghanaian band Edikanfo’s unique album reissued for the first time on Glitterbeat Records
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Ghanaian band Edikanfo's unique album reissued for the first time on Glitterbeat Records

  Almost 40 years after its initial release, Glitterbeat reissued for the first time the debut album of the Ghanaian band Edikanfo. Originally released on the London-based label E.G. Records, The pace Setters is now seen as a classic. […]

The band TootArd is back again on Glitterbeat Records for new album Migrant Birds 
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The band TootArd is back again on Glitterbeat Records for new album Migrant Birds 

The album Migrants Birds by brothers Hasan and Rami Nakhleh will be released on Glitterbeat Records on May 29th. Hailing from the majestic village of Majdal Shams on the occupied Golan Heights and taking their […]

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Glitterbeat Records to release field recording album of Ghanaian band fra fra
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Glitterbeat Records to release field recording album of Ghanaian band fra fra

  Glitterbeat has announced a new album in its Hidden Musics series from the trio fra fra from Tamale (Ghana) recorded live by producer and author Ian Brennan. The versatile record label Glitterbeat has gone out to meet fra fra, […]

Seb Rochfords forms new band Pulled by Magnets
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Seb Rochfords forms new band Pulled by Magnets

Acclaimed London-based sonic explorer Seb Rochford unleashes a startling new band and debut album. Rose Golden Doorways was recorded in the Old Church in Stoke Newington, London and features, in addition to Rochford, Polar Bear comrade […]

Le Guess Who? Festival: the way forward
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Le Guess Who? Festival: the way forward

Both uncompromising and genre-defying, the highly influential Le Guess Who? festival celebrated its 13th edition between November 7th – 10th in Utrecht, Netherlands, under miraculous sunshine. We report from inside of the exemplary festival. Embrace […]