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Angélique Kidjo reprend les Talking Heads, le groupe qui a su “la ramener au Bénin”

En 1980, les Talking Heads jetaient un pont entre la new wave et l’Afrique avec “Remain in light”, un quatrième album audacieux. La diva béninoise …

New York

What It Means When Spotify Has Nothing to “Recommend” But Drake

This weekend, Spotify blanketed its app in Drake. The streaming giant “recommended” his new album, <i>Scorpion</i>, to each one of us, regardless of our usual taste in streaming music, by putting his face on the cover of every playlist—even those not featuring his songs. Perhaps this decision was driven by …

Tim Cook

On Parliament-Funkadelic And A Less 'Squeaky-Clean Picture' Of Blackness

<b>Updated at 5 p.m. ET.</b><p>I want to take a moment to remember and appreciate Bernie Worrell, the former keyboard star of Parliament-Funkadelic, who has died after being diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer.<p>George Clinton is the front-man and mastermind recognized for building the sprawling musical …

Soul Music

Parliament release first album in 38 years (stream it)

Earlier this year, funk legends <b>Parliament</b> released “I’m Gon Make U Sick O’Me” (ft. Scarface), their first new song in 38 years, and today they …

Medicaid Fraud

Golden Dawn Arkestra prep new LP (hear "Lovely Day"), playing Levitation fest

Ever wish Sun Ra, Sergio Mendes, Os Mutantes, Sly Stone, Sweden’s GOAT, and Up With People were all in a band together? Sure, we all do, but since …

What ever happened to the mashup artist?

“A Stroke Of Genie-us” was built out of CD-Rs: 30 seconds of Albert Hammond Jr.’s guitar, stamped on the end with that indelible, coltish riff …

Le rap chinois est-il en train de conquérir le monde ?

Le mois dernier, une information a fait le tour du web tout entier. La SAPPRFT, c'est-à-dire l'administration d’État chargée de la presse des …

Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star

<i>Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star</i> (often called simply <i>Black Star</i>[1][2]) is the only studio album by Black Star, a hip hop duo consisting of emcees …

Os 50 Melhores Discos Nacionais de 2017 [10-01]

Hip-Hop, pop, R&B, rock, samba e pitadas de música eletrônica abastecem a nossa seleção com Os 50 Melhores Discos Nacionais de 2017. São trabalhos …

J Dilla

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King's Dead

Francois Couturier / Tarkovsky Quartet: Nuit Blanche

Support All About Jazz and Jazz Near You!<p>If you shop at any of the stores below, please initiate your purchase from All About Jazz. When you do, All …

The Brown Tape, by Ghostface Killah & Apollo Brown

released January 26, 2018<p>Cover Art by David Murdoch<br>Graphic Design by Austin Hart<p>1. Beware of the Stare<br>Vocals by Ghostface Killah / Produced by Apollo …

Jonas Kullhammar Quartet: The Half Naked Truth 1998-2008

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Kasai Allstars: Around Félicité review – Kinshasa brought to vibrant life

Film-maker Alain Gomis’s award-winning feature <i>Félicité</i> is a portrait of Kinshasa’s vibrant music scene told through Félicité, a single mother struggling to make it as a bar singer. It presumably helps that her backing band is played by the Kasai Allstars, the city’s most famous and inventive …

Remixes

Album reviews: Bedouine – Bedouine, Jeff Tweedy – Together At Last, Big Boi – Boomiverse

<b>Bedouine, Bedouine</b><p>★★★★★<p><i>Download: Solitary Daughter; Nice And Quiet; Summer Cold; Heart Take Flight</i><p>In an era of increasingly synthetic, programmed …

Algiers – The Underside Of Power

As Her Majesty’s Passport Office will attest, it’s amazing what an appropriate backdrop will do for you. Algiers’ second album...The post Algiers – …

Elwan by Tinariwen

Jeff Rosenstock puts all his nervous energy to work on the vital POST-

There’s a specter hanging over the entirety of <i>POST-</i>, Jeff Rosenstock’s fourth solo album, that goes unnamed throughout. Even if Rosenstock never …

Vijay Iyer Sextet: Far from Over review – spine-tingling jazz for heart, head and feet

With recent ECM albums including last year’s duet with trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith, and 2015’s Break Stuff with bassist Stephan Crump and rhythmically mind-bending drummer Marcus Gilmore, pianist/composer Vijay Iyer has maintained his exciting and exacting standards for small ensembles. Now comes …

It's Time For Popstars To Take Responsibility For Their Toxic Fandoms

Two days ago, radio host Ash London was about to hit play on her pre-recorded interview with One Direction alumnus Louis Tomlinson when her co-host …

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Separate

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Andrew Weatherall: Qualia review – sumptuous take on dancefloor solitude

<i>“</i>Qualia” is a lovely word for the private sensations of experience. Or the private experience of sensations. Either way, it’s an excellent take on the communal solitude of the dancefloor, all of us alone together. Appropriately, where Weatherall’s last album <i>Convenanza</i> was largely expansive and …

Nightmares on Wax: Citizen Kane

The hugely influential electro-composer Nightmares on Wax (aka George Evelyn) returns with his long-anticipated new album, Shape the Future. Rooted …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Call Super: Arpo Album Review

A totality of vision surfaces on every production Joe Seaton releases as Call Super, from the music to the artwork. That’s true of the slithering tracks he made in collaboration with Beatrice Dillon, as well as his adventurous entry in the Fabric mix series earlier this year. In advance of Seaton’s …

Electronic Music

Jane Weaver - Modern Kosmology

Jane Weaver est devenue la grande prêtresse de la pop cosmique grâce à ses albums The Silver Globe en 2014 et The Amber Light en 2015 même si la …