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JON ANDERSON – Animation

July 13, 2021

Polydor 1982 / Esoteric 2021 Vocal avatar of wondrous storytelling comfortably inhabits the age of plastic to sing dithyrambs to electronic digits. It may not seem like this from today’s perspective, yet “Animation” was a pivotal album in ‘s career. … Continue reading

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FELY TCHACO – Yita (Deep Water)

April 16, 2021

Fely 2021 Diving into conflicting emotions of displaced souls, Ivorian artist evokes the wonder of life. The release of this album on International Women’s Day speaks volumes of its creator’s relevance and her striving for liberation on every level possible. … Continue reading

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OSIBISA – New Dawn

February 25, 2021

Marquee 2021 Afro-rock royalty celebrate five decades on the scene with a not-so-rootsy, contemporary-styled work. When this ensemble added a fresh number “Abele” to their recent , it seemed the veterans were on a course to bringing the band’s past, … Continue reading

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OSIBISA – Sunshine Day: The Boyhood Sessions

January 28, 2021

Red Steel Music 2020 Afro-rock ambassadors celebrate their fiftieth anniversary with cinematic triumph and project a hopeful look into the future. To say that this ensemble, who’d brought ancient rhythms over to Europe five decades ago, always sounded futuristic – … Continue reading

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MEvsMYSELF – Mictlán

January 6, 2020

Panidea 2019 Afterlife effort of a vagabond soul as rendered by Milanese man of many voices that echo all around the world. World music is a deceptive term because, when embraced by a single artist, it’s usually parochial rather than … Continue reading

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