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Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #106 – Jaire

Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #106 – Jaire

This Corona stuff really sucks ey! Since we might all be bound by borders for a while, we’d like to come together and share some happiness in the shape of a playlist or mix! In the next days and weeks, check out Safe & Sounds, where we will figuratively introduce you...
Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #105 – Rhythm Passport

Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #105 – Rhythm Passport

This Corona stuff really sucks ey! Since we might all be bound by borders for a while, we’d like to come together and share some happiness in the shape of a playlist or mix! In the next days and weeks, check out Safe & Sounds, where we will figuratively introduce you...
Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #104 – Spoek Mathambo

Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #104 – Spoek Mathambo

This Corona stuff really sucks ey! Since we might all be bound by borders for a while, we’d like to come together and share some happiness in the shape of a playlist or mix! In the next days and weeks, check out Safe & Sounds, where we will figuratively introduce you...

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Daily Discovery: Innov Gnawa – Lila Live Session

Daily Discovery: Innov Gnawa – Lila Live Session

Innov Gnawa are a New York-based group of Moroccan gnawa musicians.   Lila, their upcoming album out on Daptone Records on April 30, is a “traditional ceremony in which the group dedicates an evening of healing through music. This all-night rhythm fest is a spiritual ritual that cleanses the body,...
Daily Discovery: Niu Raza – Reko (Dance Visual)

Daily Discovery: Niu Raza – Reko (Dance Visual)

New York-based Malagasy singer/songwriter Niu Raza recently released a “dance visual” for her single ‘Reko’ part of her latest album Mm-hmm.   The work, shot by Hobiana Rabiazamaholy and choreographed Alisson Myrea, is an “ode to Malagasy women’s strength, beauty and talent“.  
Daily Discovery: Meridian Brothers – Cumbia del Pichamán (en vivo)

Daily Discovery: Meridian Brothers – Cumbia del Pichamán (en vivo)

Check out a live rendition of ‘Cumbia del Pichamán’ by Bogotà-based experimental and psychedelic cumbia band Meridian Brothers.   The song, a very Meridian Brothers’s version of Dusty Springfield’s “Son of a Preacher Man”, is extracted from the band’s latest album Cumbia Siglo XXI and released by Bongo Joe Records: https://meridianbrothers.bandcamp.com/album/cumbia-siglo-xxi...

 

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News: Bandcamp Your Friday (Friday, 2nd April 2021)

News: Bandcamp Your Friday (Friday, 2nd April 2021)

New Bandcamp Friday and new shopping tips… As we often do on the first Friday of each month, when Bandcamp lifts its fees redistributing all sales profits to artists and their labels, also today we give you some suggestions on how to spend your money on music effectively supporting musicians....
Interview: Urban Village – The Documentary (March 2021)

Interview: Urban Village – The Documentary (March 2021)

We can’t welcome enough every opportunity we are presented to reach and write about Urban Village. Not only because we never made it a secret that we are fans of the music of the Soweto-based quartet, but also because their cultural relevance and topical drive- when it comes to narrating...
Interview: Q&A w/ Guedra Guedra – A Contemporary African Reader

Interview: Q&A w/ Guedra Guedra – A Contemporary African Reader

On the 12th of March, On the Corner Records released an album which has already “booked” its place in our ‘end of the year’ list. Vexillology, by Moroccan musician, producer, sound archiver, field recording and sound artist Guedra Guedra, goes far beyond the phonographic boundaries. The debut LP of the...
News: Bandcamp Your Friday (Friday, 5th February 2021)

News: Bandcamp Your Friday (Friday, 5th February 2021)

We are glad about the fact that the music lovers at Bandcamp haven’t lost their good habits and also in 2021, they will keep on supporting musicians and labels through their Bandcamp Fridays. As it happened on the first Friday of each month throughout 2020, also this year Bandcamp will...
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