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Hamilton, New ZealandReviewed: Kimbra’s Golden Echo

Reviewed: Kimbra's Golden Echo

August 22, 2014
Though her blend of R&B, pop, neo-soul, and jazz was, for the most part, difficult to categorize on her debut album Vows, Kimbra also wore her influences on her sleeve such that they were always easy to pick out of even her most adventurous fusions. Not...
Albany, United StatesSelf Defense Family: Post-Punk for Ex-Punks

Self Defense Family: Post-Punk for Ex-Punks

August 21, 2014
The Self Defense Family is quite a big one. Formerly known as End of a Year, the family’s grown to encompass about 16 members scattered across the United States, United Kingdom and Iceland, swapping out...
Chapel Hill, United StatesReviewed: Porter Robinson’s Worlds

Reviewed: Porter Robinson's Worlds

August 21, 2014
When the term “EDM” first started coming into common usage to describe the likes of frantic North American producers such as Skrillex and Deadmau5, a frequent complaint could be paraphrased as, “but there has been electronic dance music for years!” Now,...
Cartagena, ColombiaPalenke Soultribe Brings Cumbia to the Main Room

Palenke Soultribe Brings Cumbia to the Main Room

August 20, 2014
By now, there’s no doubt about cumbia’s crossover appeal. What used to be the music of the Latin American working classes has reached an unexpected level of exposure in the last decade. Today cumbia...