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Listen to the voice of Ghanaian singer-songwriter Jojo Abot - a Brooklyn based jazz singer who experiments with the genres of electronica, afrobeat, jazz, neo-soul, house and reggae, to create a modern Ghanaian sound. Get into her music below.
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Here's the thing about being ahead of your time: if you wait long enough, eventually time catches up. While “ahead of their time” is usually a component of a tragic story, for Beauty Pill, it's a triumph. The 11 years since their groundbreaking debut full length The Unsustainable Lifestyle have been incredibly kind to their brand of social conscious meta-genre atmosphere-heavy indie rock. What was once an uncategorizable outlier, is now still uncategorizable, but it…Continue
Indie funk quartet Negro Galacticus come by it honestly. Drummer Walty Kibby is the son of Fishbone's Dirty Walt, guitarist Malik Deering is the nephew of Weapon of Choice's Lonnie Marshall, and bassist Steve Francell “48” Fortier's mother was in Hairspray. Apple, tree, et cetera. Their debut record is a shaggy, off-beat, DIY affair worthy of the Fishbone connection.
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It's almost warm enough to share the debut single from Bronx quintet Jules and The Jinks. "On this last day of April," Jules and The Jinks sing over an irresistible breezy guitar lick. This is a song that deserves to be blaring from car…Continue