Here's some random, sort-of-inconsequential stuff you didn't know about Animal Collective's Josh Dibb: He was born in the city of Orange, his mom is a spiritual educator who runs "a consciousness school that teaches people how to be," his dad taught at the University of California in Santa Barbara w ... More >>
Zimbabwe's Comrade Fatso & Chabvondoka are musical purveyors of "Toyi Toyi," described as "radical street poetry that mixes Shona with English and electrifying guitars with mbira and pulsating hip hop." Their 2008 album House of Hunger was effectively banned in country for its criticism of l ... More >>
In 2010, after returning from extensive travel in Mali and Mauritania, Chris Kirkley from Sahel Sounds presented Music from Saharan Cellphones, a collection of underground music from the Saharan region which was circulated almost exclusively from cellphone to cellphone via bluetooth bumps.
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