After weeks of failed attempts at fleeing the Taliban, members of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music and Zohra Orchestra have finally escaped.
On his latest album, Local Valley, he turned to Africa, particularly Ghanaian highlife.
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“Do you remember the 21st night of September?”
“I wrote what I needed to write for my soul,” Neffy told NPR Music about her entry.
In an industry filled with boundary-breaking visionaries and spectacularly accomplished eccentrics, Lee “Scratch” Perry stood out. The legendary producer of… Read more
Recorded at the end of a weeklong residency, it presents this music in a glorious new light.
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The sounds and mindset of Kishi Bashi shine through on his new song “For Every Voice That Never Sang,”