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This is EL, Chale!
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This is EL, Chale!

Name: EL Where he’s from: Accra, Ghana Genre: Afro hip-hop When he started: 2011 Most like: Drake, Bez Sounds like: Going platinum When we talk about Ghana at Iggy we talk a fair amount about hiplife. Of course, the Ghanaian music...
Copenhagen, DenmarkEmil Friis: The Copenhagen Cowboy
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Emil Friis: The Copenhagen Cowboy

Name: Emil Friis Where he’s from: Copenhagen, Denmark Genre: Icy country folk When he started: 2008ish Most like: Bob Dylan on 'ludes, Johnny Cash Sounds like: A melancholy stroll through Tennessee Emil Friis is an interesting enigma....
Paris, FranceCaravan Swing: Django Meets Justice
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Caravan Swing: Django Meets Justice

Name: Caravan Palace Where they’re from: Paris, France When They Started: 2005 Genre: Electro-Swing Most Like: Gotan Project, Monsieur Perine Sounds like: The Triplets of Belleville on party drugs Favorite Lyric:  Sassy sisters,...
Crowdsourcing is the Future of Music
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Crowdsourcing is the Future of Music

I love how Amanda Palmer blogs. The cabaret punk singer writes in a strong, emphatic voice, which she often deploys through full sentences in caps. Why? BECAUSE IT'S AWESOME. In addition to chronicling her insane life as a ukelele-wielding...