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London, United KingdomUK’s Moroka: Global Bass for Your Booty
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UK's Moroka: Global Bass for Your Booty

November 30, 2012
Name: Moroka Where He's From: London & South Africa Genre: Kwaito, global bass Most Similar: Diplo, Spoek Mathambo Sounds Like: A While Mad Decent ousted global bass from the underground, one of its trailblazers was chilling in the...
St Louis, United StatesSZA’s Debut EP is Coming Up Roses
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SZA's Debut EP is Coming Up Roses

November 30, 2012
Name: SZA Where She's From: Maplewood, New Jersey When She Started: 2001 Genre: Electronic soul / Alternative r&b Sounds Like: Amel Larrieux trading secrets with Kilo Kish There's something to be said about SZA's drawing power. It's not...
Tokyo, JapanRANL, Queen of the Virtual Rap Barbies?
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RANL, Queen of the Virtual Rap Barbies?

Words by Dexter Thomas. Nowadays, everybody wants to play Barbie. Every week, it seems like there's some new female artist with pink hair, donning doll clothes. I mean, I get it. It's not really about dressing up as dolls, but more about...
Amid Sirens, A Label Grows in Israel
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Amid Sirens, A Label Grows in Israel

Is the timing impeccable, or the worst ever, to build a multicultural music label in Israel right now? Producer Monica Haim grappled with this weighty question earlier this month, when age-old tensions flared up in Gaza, leaving many for dead and...
Barcelona, SpainExtraperlo Makes Barcelona Dance
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Extraperlo Makes Barcelona Dance

Name: Extraperlo Where They’re From: Barcelona, Spain When They Started: 2009 Genre: Indie Dance Pop en español Most Similar: El Guincho, Alex Anwandter, Astro Sounds Like: Riding on the back of a technicolor dolphin through the gentle...
London, United KingdomRainy Milo’s Trippy Soul Is Next
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Rainy Milo’s Trippy Soul Is Next

Name: Rainy Milo Where She's From: London, England When She Started: 2010 Genre: Soul/Trip-hop Sixteen-year-old Rainy Milo is the latest shout from the underground Brit-soul movement to make noise, above ground. The songbird of British and...