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London, United KingdomJungle Brings the Heat to London Streets
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Jungle Brings the Heat to London Streets

May 23, 2014
Name: Jungle (Josh, Tom, and their seven-piece backing band) Where They’re From: London, England When They Started: Childhood Genre: Twisty R&B For Fans Of: Curtis Mayfield, TV On the Radio, The Invisible Sounds Like: An early summer heat...
Helsinki, FinlandBiniyam Pioneers Cyberpunk Finnish Hip-Hop
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Biniyam Pioneers Cyberpunk Finnish Hip-Hop

Name: Biniyam Where He’s From: Helsinki, Finland When He Started: 2013 Genre: hip-hop For Fans Of: Drake, Gracias, Raury German-Ethiopian rapper/producer Biniyam is on one. He released his...
Manchester, United KingdomGet Ready: Blizzard’s About To Reign Down
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Get Ready: Blizzard’s About To Reign Down

Name: Blizzard Where He’s From: Manchester, England When He Started: 2005 Genre: Grime/hip-hop For Fans Of: Shotty Horroh, Jack Flash, Maxsta Manchester’s Blizzard can “shower it down,” at...
Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAlika: Conscious Reggae, Strong Rasta Roots
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Alika: Conscious Reggae, Strong Rasta Roots

Words by Zoy Britton "When people come to see [my shows] they see a real woman. Real with my daughter, with my family ... the woman who works, who studies and the woman who raises her children. We're...
San Francisco, United StatesGet in the Garage with Tony Molina
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Get in the Garage with Tony Molina

Name: Tony Molina Where He’s From:  Millbrae, CA When He Started: 2002 Genre: Power pop For fans of: Weezer, Teenage Fanclub, Guided By Voices, The Younger Lovers  Sounds like: The soundtrack to an amateur skate video from 1991 When a...
Glasgow, United KingdomYoung Fathers Define Cool, Redefine Hip-Hop
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Young Fathers Define Cool, Redefine Hip-Hop

Words by Maria Bakkalapulo and Niall Macaulay Down an alley in Glasgow city centre, in one of the lesser known buildings of architect Charles Rene Mackintosh, is Stereo. The restaurant and club serves...
London, United KingdomICON: Spandau Ballet Reflect on Lou Reed
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ICON: Spandau Ballet Reflect on Lou Reed

Words by Laura Studarus At first listen, one wouldn’t necessarily draw a line between Spandau Ballet and Lou Reed. One of the premiere bands of Britain’s New Romanticism movement (a group of artists in the late 1970s and early 80s that also included...
Johannesburg, South AfricaSouth Africa’s Mi Casa Is a Feeling
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South Africa’s Mi Casa Is a Feeling

Name: Mi Casa Where They’re From: Johannesburg, South Africa When They Started: 2011 Genre: House For Fans of: Craig David, Beatenberg, Mafikizolo, Disclosure Sounds Like: Having a series of smooth things (a ripe avocado, cocoa butter,...