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Djura, SwedenSpend a Night in the Dark With Karin Park
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Spend a Night in the Dark With Karin Park

September 28, 2012
Name: Karin Park Where She’s From: Dalarna, Sweden When She Started: 2003 Genre: electro pop Sounds Like: An all-night jam session between Lykke Li and Robyn, with Karin's voice sounding...
Brussels, BelgiumLa Chiva Gantiva: From Bogota to Brussels
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La Chiva Gantiva: From Bogota to Brussels

Name: La Chiva Gantiva Where They’re From: Brussels, Belgium Genre: Afro-Colombian Roots Funk Most Similar: Pernett, Bomba Estereo, MAKU Sounds Like: James Brown and Lucho Bermudez, somehow,...
Casablanca, MoroccoIn Search of Alternative Music in Morocco
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In Search of Alternative Music in Morocco

Words by Jeffrey Callen, Ph. D. In the late 1990s, an alternative music community came together in Casablanca that would dramatically change Moroccan popular music. Cultural outsiders, brought together...
Never Judge Jhene Aiko By Her Cover
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Never Judge Jhene Aiko By Her Cover

The music industry can be tough on women like Jhene Aiko. Not in the sense that she couldn't succeed commercially; she has dabbled in major labels for decades and even earned notoriety in her pre-teen years as a collaborator with R&B group B2K. What has...
M.anifest Sells The Truth In Africa
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M.anifest Sells The Truth In Africa

Having returned to his native Ghana after ten years on the immigrant grind and the rap grind in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Ghanaian indie rapper M.anifest is now working hard and making things happen in Accra. As his country celebrates 55 years of...
Casablanca, MoroccoHit Radio, A Moroccan Success Story
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Hit Radio, A Moroccan Success Story

Words and Interviews by Salima Yacoubi Soussane. “I was a terrible piano and guitar player so I thought I’d better open [up] a radio [station] to promote those [artists] who are good,” jokes Younes Boumehdi. While he may not be a great guitar...