Latest Press

SEP/2009
Sombrero

Funky C 'Joya' SFBG Music Blog

Funky C tears the roof off http://www.sfbg.com/blogs/music/2009/09/scene_funky_c_tears_the_roof_o.html

DEC/2008
Head + Arm

Littl Shyning Man 'Freq' Mockery

All in all a timely reminder of Christopher Haworth's vision and talent. More please.

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DEC/2008
Sonic360

Emmanuel Jal 'Arise' Warchild

showcases fluid raps over a range of rock, hip hop and reggae

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OCT/2008
Sombrero

Acida 'La Onda Tropical' Acida: The Greatest Hits

..a must-have for any latin music fan..

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Press

SEPTEMBER 2009

Funky C 'Joya' SFBG Music Blog

Funky C tears the roof off http://www.sfbg.com/blogs/music/2009/09/scene_funky_c_tears_the_roof_o.html

DECEMBER 2008

Littl Shyning Man 'Freq' Mockery

All in all a timely reminder of Christopher Haworth's vision and talent. More please.

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Emmanuel Jal 'Arise' Warchild

showcases fluid raps over a range of rock, hip hop and reggae

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NOVEMBER 2008

Emmanuel Jal 'Huffington Post' Warchild.

War Child, Story of a Sudanese Child Soldier Turned Hip Hop Star, is Horrifying, Humanizing, Edifying. Copy and paste the following link to view article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tonya-plank/war-child-story-of-a-suda_b_143276.html

Emmanuel Jal 'Warchild' Yahoo UK

Former child soldier uses rap to spread peace. Copy and paste the following link to view article: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/22/20081119/tpl-uk-jal-4b8df73.html

OCTOBER 2008

Acida 'La Onda Tropical' Acida: The Greatest Hits

..a must-have for any latin music fan..

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REVOLVER MAGAZINE (Dutch) - 'Circus Money' Review

4 STARS

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REVOLVER MAGAZINE (Dutch)- Walter Becker PART 1

'Dat is het mooie van deze tijd: je hoeft niet per se een heel album meer te maken. Je kunt ook gewoon en die via het internet verkopen'

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REVOLVER MAGAZINE (Dutch) -Walter Becker PART II

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SEPTEMBER 2008

Acida 'Clubfonograma' The Greatest Hits

would serve perfectly as a soundtrack for any roadtrip movie.

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Emmanuel Jal 'The Source' Warchild

Hopefully Hip-hop will be the perfect platform for this talented revolutionary to spread his message.

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AUGUST 2008

REGENSBURGER STADTZEITUNG (Germany) - Warchild Review

5 STARS

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VIBE MAGAZINE (Germany) - Warchild Review

4.5/5

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CURT MAGAZINE (Germany) - Warchild Review

"...einer der Authentischsten." 7 Punkte

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COUPE (Germany)- Warchild Review

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SHEFFIELD STAR - Walter Becker Circus Money Review

Frequently dodging the norm to remind even the pop drunk cynics why this musical ringmaster is so revered

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BASS MAGAZINE - Walter Becker

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SUNDAY MERCURY - Walter Becker, Circus Money Review

Laidback jazz tinged tunes about LA are still the dish of the day

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DRUMMER - Circus Money Review

4 Stars - The music is spacious and grooves flawlessly

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JULY 2008

ROLLING STONE (Germany) - Walter Becker Review

4 Stars

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Q MAGAZINE - Circus Money Review

3 Stars - An Understated Gem

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MOJO - Circus Money Review

3 Stars

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Record Collector Magazine - "Circus Money" Review

4 STARS

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UK Fusion - Walter Becker: Circus Money

"This long-awaited release, three years in the recording, doesn’t disappoint."

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RELIX - "Circus Money" Review

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The Independent - Walter Becker: Circus Money

ALBUM OF THE WEEK

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Fair Hearing - Review - Walter Becker: Circus Money

"The quality of the music is way up there – thoughtful, intriguing, sung with style and character"

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SCOTLAND CHRONICLE - Peter Gabriel Salutes Emmanuel Jal

"He's going to have a huge influence in the world beyond music"

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LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE - Walter Becker, Circus Monet Review

4/5

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JAZZWISE - Walter Becker Review and Q&A

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BBC - Walter Becker Circus Money Review

"This is funny, tasteful and indispensable for any [Steely]Dan fan."

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The Daily Telegraph - Walter Becker: Steely Dan man sees the light (Part 1)

Walter Becker talks to Adam Sweeting about his adventurous new solo album and the rollicking return of the band that made him

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The Daily Telegraph - Walter Becker: Steely Dan man sees the light (Part 2)

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GUITAR AND BASS - Showbiz Kid

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ALL AFRICA.COM - Rap Star and Ex-Child Soldier Speaks - Regulate the Real Weapons of Mass Destruction

“I became a soldier very young; like many other children. I wanted to help the fight. At that time, all I thought about was killing. I trained and learned how to fire a gun. We practiced on killing animals. We would kill the animal and then have to bury it, so the Arabs wouldn't find the body. I just wanted to kill as many Arabs and Muslims as possible.”

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THE SCOTSMAN - Songs of Freedom Part 1

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THE SCOTSMAN - Songs of Freedom Part 2

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LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH - Walter Becker, Circus Money

CD of the Week

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MOJO - Rock n' Roll Confidential; Walter Becker

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PASTE - The Urgent Mission of Emmanuel Jal

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REVIEW GRAVEYARD - Walter Becker, Circus Money Review

9/10

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NEWS.SCOTSMAN - Walter Becker, Circus Money Review

'Somebody's Saturday Night' equals anything the Dan have done of late, and 'Three Picture Deal' is a not too distant echo of 'Show Biz Kids'.

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BURTON MAIL - Walter Becker, Circus Money Review

...he's back to the same instantly recognisable groove...

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SCUNTHORPE TELEGRAPH - Walter Becker Circus Money Review

9/10

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SUNDAY EXPRESS - Professor of Rock

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Post-Tribune - Steely Dan Reunites, but Becker Flies Solo

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DAILY EXPRESS - Walter Becker, Circus Money Review

4 Stars

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The Independent Review of Walter Becker's "Circus Money"

"With their relaxed wit and clean-lined contours, these songs are easy to enjoy, and occasionally profound..."

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Billboard Review: Walter Becker - "Circus Money"

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Emmanuel Jal Makes A Big impression At Mandela Bash

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ABC NEWS - London Rocks for Nelson Mandela

Emmanuel Jal - "potential of Bob Marley."

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SABC NEWS - Will Smith kicks off Nelson Mandela birthday gig

"He did not love power so much, and left it and gave it to someone else" - Emmanuel Jal on Mandela

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BBC NEWS - Mandela joins stars at London gig

Emmanuel Jal has the "potential of a young Bob Marley".

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TELEGRAPH - Nelson Mandela concert rocks Hyde Park

Peter Gabriel popped up to introduce Sudanese rapper and ex-boy soldier Emmanuel Jal, whose vivid and eloquent performance suggested the arrival of a star-in-waiting.

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AQUARIAN WEEKLY - Emmanuel Jal

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JUNE 2008

AFP - Values Keeping Africa Leaders Silent on Mugabe: rapper Jal

Emmanuel Jal has "the potential of a young Bob Marley".

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UNCUT - Ben Marshall Meets Walter Becker Part 1

"Has Steely Dan's brilliant wit finally met someone more cynical than him?"

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UNCUT - Ben Marshall Meets Walter Becker Part 2

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REUTERS AFRICA - Emmanuel Jal

"The more we finger point him (Mugabe), the more the people in Zimbabwe suffer."

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BOSTON HERALD Walter Becker Part 1

"The Steely Dan founder and sometimes-guitarist/sometimes-bassist is preparing for his band’s third tour in as many years..."

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BOSTON HERALD Walter Becker Part 2

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TIME OUT NEW YORK - Walter Becker

"...the one thing I can do on a solo record is anything I want any way I want to do it." View the full article at: http://www.timeout.com/newyork/articles/music/30260/walter-becker

MIAMI HERALD - Walter Becker Review - Circus Money

"...Becker's music is like fine wine, it just needs time to age." Read the full review at: http://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/weekend/story/567306.html

THE INDEPENDENT - The sound of SURVIVAL - Emmanuel Jal

"Scarred by war, Emmanuel Jal found redemption through music." Read the full article at: http://hawk.dmsukltd.com/pictures/0123/3096/emmanuel_d_independent_TRIUMPH_05.pdf

SONGLINES - Warchild Turned Rapper: Emmanuel Jal

"I survived for a reason, to tell my story" Read the full article here: http://www.sonic360.com/presspacks/SonglinesArticl2copy.jpg

EARGASM - Warchild Review

Brimming with African chants and uplifting beats

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ORLANDO WEEKLY - Warchild Review

Despite the gritty, true-life tales of strife, the tone of Jal’s message is ultimately a hopeful one.

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LA TIMES - Circus Money Review

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INDEPENDENT - Cultural Life: Emmanuel Jal

Emmanuel Jal talks Books, Music, Film and Theatre

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YAHOO NEWS - Former child soldier raps message of peace

"It took me long time to actually say I believe that I survived for a reason."

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SONIC BOOMERS - Walter Becker, Circus Money

Deep-grooved, bitingly sardonic music by and for the smartest guys in the room.

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BUFFALO NEWS - Circus Money, Walter Becker

***

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LATEST WAVE - Can Hip Hop Make War Stop?

"Genocide is happening before our eyes..."

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NORTHWEST HERALD - Warchild, Emmanuel Jal

***

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UNCUT - Circus Money, Walter Becker

****

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Q - This is Emmanuel Jal's Story

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ALL MUSIC - Circus Money, Walter Becker

Circus Money is about as solo as it gets for Becker...

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MAY 2008

ALLGIGS.CO.UK - Walter Becker to release solo album in July

Unlike the usual mix-and-match approach of Steely Dan’s efforts, Circus Money features the same personnel throughout, featuring Walter, Keith Carlock on drums, Jon Herrington on guitar and Ted Baker on keys.

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BILLBOARD - Steely Dan's Becker Heads For The 'Circus'

"went into a deep research period. One of the guitar techs is a big Jamaican music fan. And I started to listen to all this stuff that he had -- these really deep, dub cuts from the '70s. I just became totally fascinated with it, so I spent a lot of time listening to that and working on stuff along those lines."

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ROLLING STONE - Q&A: Steely Dan's Walter Becker - May 06, 2008

Part 1

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ROLLING STONE - Q&A: Steely Dan's Walter Becker - May 06, 2008

Part 2

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IDJ - Warchild Review

***

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BILLBOARD - Rapper Jal turns "harrowing" memories into music

"If I described everything I've seen and done, this record would be too harrowing"

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CRITICAL MASS - Emmanuel Jal , Warchild

“Sudan is my country. WARCHILD is my struggle”

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REUTERS - Rapper Jal turns "harrowing" memories into music

"I'm not turning away from the world-music audience which has supported me," Jal says. "There's still an African influence in my music. I don't try to sound American. I rap like an African, because that's what I am."

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INDEPENDENT - Preview: Emmanuel Jal, Trafalgar Square, London

"None of my dreams are good," says the 28-year-old. "Sometimes it feels like I'm in the war. I'm fighting, then my bullets run out, and my enemies are coming to cut my throat."

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INDEPENDENT - Warchild, Album of the Week

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METRO - Turning Horror Into Hip Hop

“If I described everything I’ve seen and done, the record would be too harrowing”

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RWD - Warchild Album Review

**** - Seriously Strong Stuff

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Q MAGAZINE - Warchild Review

***

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MOJO - Warchild Review

***

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ARTIST DIRECT - Emmanuel Jal Interview

Part 2

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ARTIST DIRECT - Emmanuel Jal Interview

Part 3

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SPINNER - Sudanese Warchild Emmanuel Jal Raps in the Name of Peace

"There are some other tracks that are too deep...I haven't brought them out. They are too personal."

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ARTIST DIRECT - Emmanuel Jal Interview

Part 1

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ARTIST DIRECT - Emmanuel Jal Interview

Part 4

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INLAND EMPIRE WEEKLY - Warchild Review

"...Warchild’s the first in which he has found the voice and courage to articulate his experiences as a rebel soldier with the SPLA"

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COLUMBUS DISPATCH - Warchild Review

"...musically diverse and polyrhythmic; the rapping, direct; and the vocabulary, plain."

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DAILY EXPRESS - Warchild Review

****

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PETERBOROUGH EVENING TELEGRAPH - Warchild Review

7/10

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THE WEEKLY NEWS - Emmanuel Jal

Part 1

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THE WEEKLY NEWS - Emmanuel Jal

Part 2

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WANDSWORTH BOROUGH NEWS - Kids Soldier Has Music in Sights

"He wants to use music to speak out to children..."

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NPR - Emmanuel Jal

Read Article and listen to the interview here: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=90517634

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COSMOS GAMING - Emmanuel Jal

Emmanuel Jal is a worthy hip hop artist that shouldn’t be missed.

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CLASH Warchild Review

A conscious slice of hip hop drawing on both his African roots and London's mean streets, and a lesson to deluded gangsters.

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THE PROVINCE Warchild Review

As a piece of recorded life, this 15-track disc is an occasionally jarring and brutally honest trip by this 28-year-old London-based Sudanese rapper.

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THE PROVINCE - Jal spreads the word about Africa

"I respect 50 Cent for what he has done, but he should see what his message does to the community. Tell them to go to school and think. Black people killing over drugs or civil war is always wrong."

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BLUES AND SOUL - Warchild Review

...You have more than just a good album... You have a life experience.

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BILLBOARD - Warchild Review

...casually globe-tripping tracks whose warm melodicism recalls recent work by Wyclef Jean

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ANTIMUSIC - Emmanuel Jal Week: Day 4

No Bling

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ANTIMUSIC - Emmanuel Jal Week: Day 5

"Skirt to Short" and more

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VIBE - Warchild Review

He mixes traumatic memories from the battlefield and its aftermath

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WASHINGTON POST - Warchild Review

Over music grounded in soukous and roots reggae, [Emmanuel Jal] fires off straightforward lyrics in a sweet voice.

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EVENING STANDARD Warchild Review

**** - A powerful album

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ARTISTDIRECT - Warchild Review

**** - WARchild isn't hip hop, reggae, world music or R&B. Rather, Emmanuel takes elements from each of those genres and creates something more akin to a didactic, campfire tale for Facebook Nation.

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COLLEGE TIMES - Warchild Review

B+ - Warchild is a resounding success.

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ANTIMUSIC - Emmanuel Jal Week: Day 1

Forced to Sin

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ROLLING STONE - Emmanuel Jal: Behind the WarChild

"I'm a warrior, I went to war and killed six adults, and I still have my cows, I have four women behind me, no one can sing better than me in this place, I am the toughest, I'm strong, I'm big."

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ANTIMUSIC - Emmanuel Jal Week: Day 2

Vagina

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ANTIMUSIC - Emmanuel Jal Week: Day 3

Many Rivers to Cross

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ANTIMUSIC - Emmanuel Jal Joins All Star Mandela Bday Bash

The concert is one event in a three-day period of celebrations that will pay tribute to one of the world's most loved leaders, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and icon of freedom, Nelson Mandela, who turns 90 later this year.

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NME: Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday gig - all the info

South African and African artists including Johnny Clegg, Sipho Mabuse, Loyiso, Kurt Darren, the Soweto Gospel Choir, Aids orphan choir The Children of Agape, Papa Wemba and Sudanese rapper Emmanuel Jal are also on the bill.

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THE CURRENT - Warchild Review

Jal’s sound is reminiscent of a cross between Wyclef Jean and Nas, and the end result of Warchild embodies not only all of the best elements of early Fugees records, but encompasses the groove-laden African poly-rhythms via hand drums and singing straight out of the African deserts and savannahs.

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MP3.com - Up and Coming: Emmanuel Jal

One of the Lost Boys of Sudan has found himself through music.

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THE WORD - Emmanuel Jal, Warchild Review

I'd put money on a Chris Martin duet before the year is out

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ROLLING STONE - Rapper Mines Life as Child Soldier in Sudan

If you take somebodies life, for the rest of your life it will haunt you

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PRIDE MAGAZINE - War Child

I want to be the voice of the voiceless

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WORLD MAGAZINE - Wartime Rap

Child soldier Emmanuel Jal has honed his life in Sudan into song

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APRIL 2008

THE INDEPENDENT: Emmanuel Jal: 'A cold heart is my protection'

Talking openly about his harrowing past, he says in the selfsame fluid voice that, just moments earlier, had ordered the soft drink: "I remember seeing the army come and burn our villages to the ground, killing everyone. What else was I to do but fight back?"

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DAILY EXPRESS: Emmanuel Jal, Warchild Review

The album of the summer - 4/5

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NEW STATESMAN - Emmanuel Jal Interview

In times of war, starvation, hunger and injustice, such tragedy can only be put aside if you allow yourself to be uplifted through music

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COURANT.COM - Tribeca Film Festival: Stories Of Stolen Youth

"I like the way Americans make fun of their president, and their president doesn't mind," he says. "You do that in Africa, you're asking to die."

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METRO SPIRIT - Review - Warchild

“Warchild,” has Emmanuel Jal’s life exploding in front of us, being brutally open and honest in the process. All that’s left when the shells fall, is a life tremendously changed.

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CMJ - Emmanuel Jal On Moby And New Anti-Slavery Doc

He's very nice and laid back. I was impressed to see a guy like him be so humble and talk to me like a normal person on the street.

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SKY NEWS - Emmanuel Jal - 'As A Child Soldier You Never Sleep'

"I'm doing this music to deal with my issues," he said. "I make it to make me happy, it heals me as a person and then the impact goes onto the next person."

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THE GUARDIAN - "I just wanted to kill"

"Music helped me as a person, and it creates awareness about my people. I've lost my childhood. I don't want other kids to lose theirs."

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GAMEPOLITICS.com - 50 Cent: Bulletproof Game Called out by Hip-Hop Artist, Former Child Soldier

"I am a great fan of 50 Cent. But can’t help thinking that the generation that has grown up to respect and love him are not being given the right message." - Go to the article web page to read users comments on this.

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MARCH 2008

FAIRHEARING - Warchild Album Review

"Maybe the human spirit does like nature, fight its way back to beauty."

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INDEPENDENT: Review: Emmanuel Jal - Warchild

"Jal has managed to make War Child a riveting listening pleasure, and I strongly recommend this piece of work to anybody who appreciates heartfelt, introspective and literate music."

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Emmanuel Jal takes on 50 Cent and Violent Hip Hop

"I am a great fan of 50 Cent," confessed Jal, "but can't help thinking that the generation that has grown up to respect and love him are not being given the right message. I feel that he could be professing more of a positive influence with his young fans."

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Online responses to Emmanuel Jal's take on Rapper 50 Cent

EliteWiitard – “A rapper actually getting it right? Crazy.” ----------------------------- arod95 – “I mean...dude is Sudanese so if anyone is going to lecture 50 about gun violence it might as well be him...” ------------------------------ firefist – “Finally, a dude that gets it.” ------------------------------ R. Lee Gordon – “As director of youth education for the The Hip Hop Congress, I believe the opportunities for hip hop music to influence and even teach our youth is amazing if we apply it on a more comprehensive and less destructive basis. One in UniTee and all the blessed . . . http://www.uniteedesign.com”

FEBRUARY 2008

CLASH - Niche or Naff?

your views at clashmusic.com/feature/niche-or-naff

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FRESHNEWS.IN - Spotlight on child soldier movies at Berlin Film Festival

“I’m doing it because it’s a healing passion, and I am representing my nation, my people. I’m their voice now,”

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ASIA TIMES ONLINE - Stones get film festival rolling

It tackles the spectacular rise of Emmanuel Jal from former Sudanese child-soldier to international hip-hop star.

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EARTH TIMES - Plight of children highlighted at Berlin film festival

Christian Karim Chrobog's War Child tells the story of Emmanuel Jal, now 28, who made the transition from child soldier in Sudan to a successful hip-hop musician.

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NEWS BLAZE - Emmanuel Jal, Sudanese Child Soldier

Musician/songwriter/rapper Emmanuel Jal has one of the most extraordinary life-stories you'll ever hear...

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NME ONLINE - Sudanese Child Warrior Swaps Guns For Rhymes

Former child-soldier to release album as a rapper

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THE HERALD NEWS DAILY examine Emmanuel Jal's call for help in Darfur.

"...make them secure..."

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JANUARY 2008

La Tercera talk about how many hits Los Mono is getting on YouTube!

"The homemade clip is close to 900 thousand visits in youtube.com..."

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WASHINGTON POST Emmanuel Jal: A Child Of War, a Voice of Peace Part 1

"My music is for the children of slaves, who sang the music of pain. People heard their cry and listened. I have put my struggle in the music so the music will reach you."

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WASHINGTON POST Emmanuel Jal: A Child Of War, a Voice of Peace Part 2

"I didn't enjoy my childhood, I lost it," says Jal. "I don't ever want a child to go through this. I feel I owe them something."

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DECEMBER 2007

MUSIC REVIEWER Los Mono 'Somos Los Que Estamos'

"These guys have the right formula for success. Lets hope they continue to put out such vibrant music."

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HARP MAGAZINE Emmanuel Jal: Warrior Soul

Jal is a reminder that, despite the keeping-it-real apologetics of so many rappers these days, there is a distinction between realism and glorification, and evidence that realism may coexist with optimism, and may fuel hope.

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NOVEMBER 2007

Los Mono 'Somo Los Que Estamos' Divino Magazine

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CHANNEL NEWS ASIA Former child soldier turned hip hop star campaigns for peace

"The higher you go, the bigger the responsibility, the more the pressure and the higher the demand for people to expect you to do things" - Jal

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OCTOBER 2007

NEWSWEEK Emmanuel Jal

“I Can’t Believe I’m a Human Being”

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Los Mono Review

“They contribute much to global dance music and culture and are well deserving of a broader audience.” — Tom Briggs, Awe, NY

Los Mono Review at MTV

“Great album. I loved the digital promo, and the full length is what I was expecting. A big surprise.” - Fabrizio Carrer, MTV Networks

CNN Ex-child soldier raps about hellish life

"I had a lot of hatred, I had a lot of bitterness"

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Los Mono review on okayplayer.com!

"There's nothing quite like Los Mono"

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SEPTEMBER 2007

"Good times! Funky, fun, catchy. You don't even need Spanish to dig this record."

"Good times! Funky, fun, catchy. You don't even need Spanish to dig this record." - Gerald Hammill; Brooklyn Industries

Los Mono review in Fly Global Music!

"Los Mono are producing some of the most soulful, eclectic music coming out of South America - and they’re worth the hype."

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Los Mono review in two.one.five Magazine!

"The album is all over the place in the best possible way..."

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Los Mono 'Somos Los Que Estamos' Ahora

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Los Mono - Somos Los Que Estamos

“We can't say enough about this hot album. It's got everybody a flutter.” - DJ Val De La Rosa, Oakland, CA

Los Mono review in La Onda Tropical

"'Promesas' is at the same time a funky trip to the 70s à la Amigos Invisibles, a load of delightful nonsense worthy of Plastilina Mosh, and a Daft Punk-esque dancefloor killer. Must-have!"

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Kinky - 'Rarities' review in AllMusicGuide!

"Rarities is a handy collection of odds and ends that devoted fans of Kinky surely will want to explore."

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Funky C 'Joya' Ultima Hora Ibiza

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AUGUST 2007

Los Mono 'Somos Los Que Estamons' Ultima Hora Ibiza

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Kinky review in Batanga.com!

"...they have skillfully mastered their style..."

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Los Mono 'Somos Los Que Estamos' La Vibra

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Kinky 'Rarities' Fabrikalink.com

"..they’ve got everything a fan can ask for in an album.."

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Kinky 'Rarities' CMJ Essential

"...it's electro-pop, it's dance funk, it's hybrid rock, whatever... it's great."

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Funky C 'Joya' Rock & Rap Confidential

Funky C is dazzling on guitar..

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JULY 2007

Funky C 'Joya' Fabrika.com

..brings Latin Funk and Hip Hop to delight America's public.. ..a very fresh sound..

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Brian Buckley 'For Her' Crave Magazine

This album is definitely ahead of it's time. Buckley's vocal range is golden..

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Brian Buckley 'For Her' Music-Reviewer

..there's an intensity and urgency that suck a listener in..

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Los Mono 'Somos Los Que Estamos'

"Easily one of the most contemporary and vibrant Latin sounds around..."

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MAY 2007

Brian Buckley 'For Her' Studio City Sun review

"..a new folk rock sound.."

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Brian Buckley 'For Her' Rikks Revues review

"For Her is one of the best albums so far of 2007."

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APRIL 2007

TIMES ONLINE Dancing without the Devil

His music leaps in the choruses with dub beats, powerful backup vocals and the intermittent twanging riff of a Fender guitar...

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NOVEMBER 2006

Littl Shyning Man 'Mockery' Barcodezine

Mockery's fascinating song arrangements carry depth, melancholy, wonder, and a somewhat rare commodity in electronic music these days, originality.

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Littl Shyning Man 'Mockery' New-Noise.net

..a singular and atmospheric album of undeniable skill.

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Littl Shyning Man 'Mockery' Atomicduster

..pretty damn good..

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Bn Loco 'Echo en Mexico' Side-line.com

"..a real enjoyable production!"

Littl Shyning Man "Mockery" OneWeekToLive

Awe inspiring. 6/7

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Littl Shyning Man 'Mockery' LosingToday.com

"..eerily beautiful.. ..alarmingly perfect"

OCTOBER 2006

Kinky 'Rarities' Songlines

Rarities showcases a band that is creatively on fire..

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Bn Loco 'Interview' Artyficio.com

Bn Loco 'Echo en Mexico' Tendencias

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Kinky 'Rarities' Tendencias

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SEPTEMBER 2006

Kinky 'Rarities' Ultima Hora

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AUGUST 2006

Bn Loco 'Echo en Mexico' Urbnet

..evoke images of bustling sun-drenched villas and downing shots of Tequila..

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Kinky 'live at Shrine Auditorium' LA Weekly

JULY 2006

Bn Loco 'Echo en Mexico' Gaz-Eta

"..good vibes all around.."

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Bn Loco 'Echo en Mexico' Barcodezine

"a slick album with heaps of sub-drenched sound palettes, incorporating Mexican border beats and authentic instrumentation – you’re unlikely to be disappointed"

Bn Loco 'Echo en Mexico' New-noise.net

You couldn't find anything so crazy yet so good in dance land at the moment if you tried.

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JUNE 2006

Panorama 'Panorama' SEN Mag

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Panorama 'Panorama' You-Tu Magazine Review

..with it's full cadence of electronic soul

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BN Loco 'Echo en Mexico' Chain DLK review

..if you are into dub, jazz, latino and slick atmospheres with a little bit of experimentation, check this one.

MAY 2006

Panorama 'Panorama' Bulb review

..In Panorama the Colombian duo have created a definitive chillout album - indulgent in it's entirety.

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Panorama 'Panorama' Cybersocket

..another flawless bit of latin..

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Tammy 'Amor De Computadora' Gaz-eta

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APRIL 2006

Chabz / Krizo "Growgrow / Test Lies" Re:Gen Mag

FEBRUARY 2006

Chabz/Krizo 'GrowGrow/Test Lies' Side-Line review

experimental Hip-Hop...the Transylvanian Leftfield

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JANUARY 2006

Panorama 'Panorama' Loop review

focuses on the creation of spaces and atmospheres, visible, sonorous sound images

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Hana Miya ' Hark! The Herald' Chain DLK review

5/5...Very touching

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gladKazuka 'Panamena' Gaykrant review (not translated)

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DECEMBER 2005

Tammy 'Amor De Computadora' Sen magazine review

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Hana Miya 'Hark! The Herald' Music-News review

"a haunting rendition of the classic Christmas carol..With piano and viola accompaniment it conveys a sombre but worthy message.

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Chabz/Krizo 'GrowGrow/Test Lies' Zeitgeist review

9/10...experimental hip-hop with lots of multifaceted sound add-ons, which retains that mystic, enigmatic, and surreal atmosphere

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Kayip 'Kayip' Regen review

Kayip’s brand of ambient IDM paints a tapestry of reflection and contemplation, bringing the listener in communion with the alien landscapes that only good experimental electronic music can transport us to

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Kayip 'Kayip' Side-Line review

opens a vision on space-like ambient fields

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NOVEMBER 2005

Granufunk 'Granufunk', Regen review

has a very dark feel to it

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Chabz/Krizo 'GrowGrow/Test Lies' Beat mag review

a variety of styles, from Romanian grime to Monty Python

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Chabz/Krizo 'GrowGrow/Test Lies' review (not translated)

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Chabz/Krizo 'GrowGrow/Test Lies' Fortune Grey review

broken beat and jungle flavoured hip hop beats packed with experimentation

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Kayip 'Kayip' Cool Chill Tec review

Tracks like '21' featuring Johan Ericsson dropping some serious UK hip hop lyrics on the London vibe just make this one of the tracks of 2005

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Kayip 'Kayip' ManaMana review

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Kayip 'Kayip' New-Noise review

Thoughtful dizzying electronics from South Korea

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OCTOBER 2005

Chabz/Krizo 'GrowGrow/Test Lies' Cyclic Defrost review

music coloured by the gritty realities of modern Hungary

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Chabz/Krizo 'GrowGrow/Test Lies' Chain DLK review

Scratches and feedback are mixed with synth pads and loops, creating a solid urban soundscape...Both [GrowGrow and Test Lies'] are really good...4.5/5

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Almeida Girl & Descarga 'Llanita' MusicShopper review

This record is a treasure...Sense the vibe and enjoy the pleasure. Welcome to the revolution in music...99/100

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SEPTEMBER 2005

Kayip 'Kayip' Gaykrant review

An interesting debut, full of hypnotic melodies

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gladKazuka 'Panameña' Gaykrant review

A dirty disco sound...Nice mini-album

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Kayip 'Kayip' Tasty review

An understated gem of intelligent ambient electro

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Kayip 'Kayip' DE:BUG review

4/5

Kayip 'Kayip' Tonspion review

4/5

Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud' MusicShopper review

The composer of this musical menagerie possesses undeniable talent...dynamic, resourceful and haunting [Hart of the Wud] leaves a shiver down the spine of any listener

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AUGUST 2005

Almeida Girl & Descarga SEN magazine feature - TRANSLATED

Success for this band is inevitable

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Almeida Girl & Descarga SEN magazine feature

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Granufunk 'Granufunk' Mana Mana review

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Kayip 'Kayip', Autres Direction review - translated

Woven ambience...evoking essential Boards of Canada

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Almeida Girl & Descarga, 'Llanita' La Banda Elastia review

This is Latin American music with the coolness of a new century

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JULY 2005

Gladkazuka 'Panemeña' What's On review

4/5...Retro-tronica at its best

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Granufunk 'Granufunk' Clash reveiw

His sound is rooted somewhere between the weight of early Mo Wax [and] Fourtet...A perfect balance between sombre instrumentals and the sad songs of anonymous singers

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Granufunk 'Granufunk' Chain DLK review

A Great atmosphere...It's hard to resist hits such as 'Big City Lights' and 'Jimmy Brown'

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Gladkazuka 'Panameña', Dance Club review

4/5

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Gladkazuka 'Panameña', Dogmatik review

This is what we like! Dark, dirty, retro and modern

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Gladkazuka 'Panameña' Atome review

analogue strings & sounds are perfectly mixed with guitars, vocoded voices or computer melodies. Really cool

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Gladkazuka 'Panameña' Air 1350 review

Guitar tone taken directly from 'Blue Monday' with a few added glitches

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JUNE 2005

Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud', Soulshine review

a decent slice of minimalist glitch

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Acida 'La Vida Real', Sen magazine review (translated)

'Yo Nunca Te Doy Paz' is slow and dreamy

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Tammy 'Amor De Computadora', Chain DLK review

Light minimal electronic meets melodic tunes...4/5

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Almeida Girl & Descarga, Jazz Review 'Llanita', review

has a fresh sound featuring exciting Latin rhythms, good solos and a lead vocalist who has a powerful and compelling voice

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Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud', Connexion Bizarre review

7/10. Simple and beautiful...Littl Shyning Man's work is guaranteed to win you

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Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud', Tangents review

a delicious album of uneasy listening to soundtrack brooding filmscapes of Gothic forests and gloomy subterranean cities

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Granufunk 'Granufunk' Urbnet review

new explorations of the downtempo and broken beat

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MAY 2005

Tammy 'Amor De Computadora' Leonel Castillo

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Granufunk 'Granufunk' Igloo review

organic music that vibrates with a systolic groove...Excellent!

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Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud Igloo review

wild meadowlands of folk-kissed electronic music

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Gladkazuka 'Panamena' Leonard's Lair review

4/5. Most impressive is the final offering 'Dobian'...with its melody distorted into something uglier and dirtier yet extremely compelling

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Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud' Plastiks review

Merging an upfront experimental side with an old-fashioned romantic feel, this is a pure ode to modern music the way I love it...4/5

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Acida 'La Vida Real', Global Village Idiot review

Touches of tango, jazz and rock...[La Vida Real] never forgets the dancefloor

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Gladkazuka 'Panamena' Connexion Bizarre review

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Gladkazuka 'Panamena' Music-News review

80s like Krafterk, but with a touch of modern beats

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APRIL 2005

Gladkazuka 'Panamena' Whisperin and Hollerin review

8/10...he's a talented artist...determinedly rifling a definitive era in popular music’s history while keeping one eye on a way forward into the future

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Acida 'La Vida Real' Latin Vibe review

it boasts a variety of rock-tinged dance styles and features several of Argentina’s rock and electro illuminati

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Granufunk 'Granufunk' Connexion Bizarre review

proof that electronic music can be funky and soulful as well as complex in it's patterns...7/10

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Granufunk 'Granufunk' Plastiks review

4/5...feels like a second skin. Granufunk confidently merges all yins and yangs, fearlessly

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Gladkazuka 'Panamena' Chain D.L.K review

5/5...Panamena has got a driving bass line which sound just like New Order...really cool and it makes you wonder for more

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Granufunk 'Granufunk', Further Out review

like Aphex Twin, but with funk and melody added

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Granufunk 'Granufunk' Der Medienkonverter (translated) review

Everything is different with this album!

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Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud' Is This Music? review

Graceful arcs of sound, both ancient and thoroughly modern, familiar yet completely alien...5/5

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Beatwave Japan, EyeballKid.com review

taking a tour of the finest electronic music...a worthwhile trip

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Granufunk 'Granufunk' DE:BUG review

4.5 / 5

Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud' Flux review

Littl Shyning Man introduces you to a sound that I imagine is like what would go on inside your head if you sleepwalked through some woodlands. Except with a better drummer!

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'Beatwave Argentina' Mana Mana review

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Beatwave Japan, Popmatters review

Beatwave Japan is a serving of Japan's bouncy electronic underground

Granufunk 'Granufunk' Rip and Burn review

gritty urban electro-clash but with a large chunks of organic delicacy

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Littl Shyning Man, 'Hart of the Wud' Further Out review

An album of diverse influence but overall cohesion that reveals its beauty more with each listen

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MARCH 2005

Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud' Tsunami review

An absolute joy from start to finish...Chris Haworth has created a gem of modern psychedelia...4.5/5

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Granufunk 'Granufunk' Tom Sekowski, Gazeta review

This may be a debut but already, Granufunk is showing bright signs of hope for the future

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nice ACIDA review in the magazine TENTACIONES.

"Their writing is sophisticated and deep: Mystery never had better counterbalanced and Presente permanente (Permanent present) proves it."

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and another nice review in the TENTACIONES MAGAZINE, this time it's FUSSIBLE.

"...a flavorful dance piece."

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Granufunk 'Granufunk' Wetworks review

mixes harsh scarred urban brokenbeats and earthy jazz

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Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud' Wetworks review

seamlessly explores arenas of free jazz, folk, electronic, rock and classical music

Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud' ReGen review

like the soundtrack to a dream

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'Beatwave Japan' Artskool review

poppy loungy stuff with influences varying from bossanova to video games

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'Beatwave Japan' Metroplis review

a refreshing alternative to more familiar, brand-name Japanese club artists

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'Beatwave Japan' World Music Central review

a captivating electronic orgy of samba grooves

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'Beatwave Japan' Playlouder review

what Hed Kandi should have been

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'Beatwave Japan' Tom Sekowski, Gazeta review

'Beatwave Japan' is a compilation of ten artists of Japan who've reinvented the pop-Bossanova-house-d'n'b phenomena...[it] showcases the utter excitement oozing out of today's Japan

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Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud' Tom Sekowski, Gazeta review

'Hart of the Wud' is like a treasure found among the rubble

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'Beatwave Japan' Contact Music review

culturally experimental and uses a lot of pop influence to give it a cute charm

Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud' Atomic Duster review

Some are beautiful and some plain quirky...everyone should get a copy of this. 8/10

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Acida 'La Vida Real', New York Post review

wonderfully hip, drawing from bits of tango and bossa and evoking bittersweet sensations

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'Beatwave Japan', ManaMana review

(Translation) a nice combination of the J-Pop with Electro bits

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Acida 'La Vida Real', Batanga review

(Tranlated) 4/5 Excellent....It has an air of mystery and travels

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ACIDA - LA VIDA REAL, RIP & BURN REVIEW

two of Argentinas most exciting musicians

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ACIDA - LA VIDA REAL, STUDENT GUIDE REVIEW

4/5...combining a beautiful formular in this great debut release

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Fussible 'No One Over 21' Atomic Duster review

Very cinematic and atmospheric

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FEBRUARY 2005

Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud' Leonards Lair review

With so many ideas and eclecticism on show, we can only wonder what Haworth will do next...4/5

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Little Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud' Whisperin and Hollerin review

an ethereally atmospheric melting pot of beats, guitar, harp, beeps and whistles that grows satisfyingly throughout...8/10

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Acida 'La Vida Real' Zonagirante (translated) review

seduces all listeners from beginning to end

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Fussible 'No One Over 21' Al Borde (translated) review

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Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud' Rip and Burn review

Delicate, layered electronica...A sublime soundtrack to the spring...4/5

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'Beatwave Japan' Rip and Burn review

Refreshingly diverse collection...Dance music's turning Japanese

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'Beatwave Japan' Barcode review

Distinctly original and achingly addictive...Beatwave Japan is a compilation with a difference

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JANUARY 2005

Littl Shyning Man 'Hart of the Wud' Barcode review

eerie, yet peculiarily accessible at the same time, and definitely challenges the likes of Four Tet...An accomplished album

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Kinky 'Oye Como Va' Mana Mana review

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Acida 'La Vida Real' FLY - Global Music Culture, review

a rare diversity of musical styles and is superbly produced from start to finish

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Almeida Girl & Descarga 'Llanita' City Life review

Llanita is an exceptionally strong offering

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Fussible 'No One Over 21' Synthtopia Review

By combining house beats and Latin rhythm, Mogt creates a hypnotic hybrid...'No One Over 21' is a category-bending release

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Almeida Girl & Descarga 'Llanita' Straight No Chaser review

Pure soul with a Latin heartbeat

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Almeida Girl & Descarga 'Made in Manchester' City Life feature

Kirstys own songs are unmediated expressions of her own vivacious character. The mood is spirited and playful, with an undertone of seduction

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'Beatwave Japan' review on Music-News.com

4/5...Lift your hands in the air and cry ‘Yo Sushi'!

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Acida 'La Vida Real' Brian Baltin review

an altogether stunning debut

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Almeida Girl & Descarga 'Llanita', Manchester Online review

Llanita is a high watermark for homegrown Latin

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Almeida Girl & Descarga 'Llanita' The Big Issue review

The most original live salsa band on the UK scene

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Fussible 'No One Over 21' Contact Music review

seriously classy and cool. Fussible is for all those future thinkers and cool cats that want to get groovy...I’m looking forward to hearing more stuff

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Fussible 'No One Ovew 21' Atomic Duster review

Very cinematic and atmospheric

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Fussible 'No One Over 21' New York Post review

Consistently inventive and entertaining

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'Beatwave Argentina', Rambles review

If you like electronic club music and are looking for something a little different, give this one a try!

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Fussible 'No One Over 21' Further Out review

Chunky dancefloor Latino-house-funk with great timbale action and no less than seven remixes

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DECEMBER 2004

Kinky live at Disney Hall, Los Angeles Times review

Live..this band is hard to beat

Fussible 'No One Over 21' Surreal Sound (translated) review

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'Beatwave Argentina' New Times Broward Palm Beach review

a full-body rubdown of slick Argentine electronica

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'Beatwave Argentina' Further Out review

Wonder if Easyjet fly Buenos Aires yet? If this comp is anything to go by then things are hapnin that should be checked

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Fussible 'No One Over 21' Funky Mofo review

Dance music at its finest

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Fussible 'No One Over 21' Plume-Noire review

Fussible is making sure that [Tijuana] stays on the map as a party town!

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Fussible 'No One Over 21' Eyeballkid.com review

It's tech house mayhem all the way!

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Fussible 'No One Over 21' Glasswerk review

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Fussible 'No One Over 21' Wired review

hits you like a flaming tequila shooter: hard, then sweet

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NOVEMBER 2004

Beatwave Argentina review, Plume-Noire

Beatwave Argentina, Eyeballkid.com

Far from the Latin house affair you might imagine, Beatwave Argentina uncovers an assortment of styles...It’s as varied as the landscapes of the vast country itself.

Beatwave Argentina, Tasty fanzine review

A collection of tango rhythms, minimal electronica and funky deep house, it easily conjures up the feel of lazy summers and cool refinement

Beatwave Argentina, Music-News

It proves to be a little treasure trove of listening pleasure.

Beatwave Argentina, Synthtopia.com

is a stylish electronica compilation that is worth checking out

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Fussible 'No One Over 21' Red Submarine review

a category-bending release, part intelligent dance music, part house, and part world music

OCTOBER 2004

Oye Como Va, Blazin' Vibes review

Oye Como Va, Atomic Duster reviw and 'Man on Fire' / Kinky competition!

Oye Como Va, Room Thirteen review

SEPTEMBER 2004

Kinky, Jointz magazine, feature

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JUNE 2004

Acida, Urban Latino, "Latin Music A-Z 2004"

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MAY 2004

Kinky, Word magazine , 'Atlas' review

Atlas is one of the biggest-arsed, most entertaining and proper group souding records of the year so far

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Kinky, Stuff magazine, 'Atlas' review

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Kinky, Songlines Magazine, 'Atlas' review

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APRIL 2004

Kinky, The Independent, 'Atlas' review and feature

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Kinky, Logo magazine, 'Atlas' review

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Kinky, The Independant, 'Atlas' review

..there's a world of music in Atlas, carried with an effortless grace and boundless energy by a band on the brink of global success ****

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Kinky, Sunday Express, 'Atlas' review

Best CD of the week

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Kinky, Multiguide, 'Atlas' review

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FEBRUARY 2004

Kinky, Metro DC, Atlas Review

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Acida, Latin Beat Magazine, Live review: Conga Room, Los Angeles

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Kinky, URB, Atlas Review: A fiery dish of Latin electro-pop rock

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Kinky, BPM: Perverted Pinata Party

they push any limits and conventions, creating a soundscape all their own

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JANUARY 2004

Kinky, USA Today, 'Atlas' review

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Kinky, Spin, Atlas review

Sure to rule the clubs and fashion runways from Milan to Monterrey

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DECEMBER 2003

Kinky, Entertainment Today, 'Atlas' review

the second album from this Monterrey, Mexico quintet is an eclectic, bilingual treat

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Kinky, Tentaciones: Atlas Review

Kinky brings solid alternative rock music with a perfect blend of electronic sounds.

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Kinky, New York Times, Feature: 'A Night Out With: Members of Kinky: Urban Cowboys.'

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Kinky, La Vibra, 'Atlas' review

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Kinky, San Francisco Bay Guardian, 'Atlas' review

Omar Gongora's percussion really shines

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Kinky, Billboard, 'Atlas' review

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Kinky, MeanStreet, Atlas Review

'Do you like it' even wins over this harsh critic of dance music

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Kinky, LA City Beat, 'Atlas' review

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Kinky, The Hollywood Reporter, 'Atlas' review

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Kinky, Chicago Sun-Times, 'Atlas' review

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Kinky, Daily News, Atlas Review

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Kinky, Entertainment Weekly, Atlas Review

this Mexican quintet whips up a party vibe with an open bar and no curfew

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Kinky, Northwest Indiana Times, feature

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Kinky, Mundo Rockero, interview

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Kinky, Billboard, 'Atlas' review

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Kinky, Orlando City Beat, 'Atlas'

"... This modern-dance music touches on industrial, funk, rock and brazilian pop as clearly as it points to Kraftwerk, Thomas Dolby and The Velvet Underground..."

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Kinky, Filter, Feature

"...It sounds like Duran Duran. But different."

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NOVEMBER 2003

Kinky, Blender Magazine, review

...R.E.M with an accent or even a lilting Latino Beatles

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OCTOBER 2003

Kinky, Al Borde, Atlas Review

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AUGUST 2003

Acida, No Cover: Lo que Los Angeles necesita, mas ... ACIDA

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JUNE 2003

La Leche Tour, La Raza, feature

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La Leche Tour, Billboard, feature

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MAY 2003

La Leche Tour, Village Voice, feature

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Acida, La Banda Elastica, feature

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APRIL 2003

Acida, El Mensajero, feature

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Acida, Rolling Stone Magazine, live review

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MARCH 2003

Pea Green Boat, Mixmag, live review

Breakthrough Breaks Get Broke In Leeds

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Pea Green Boat, DJ, live review

spatial aerotechnics of Autechre meet the matt-black breakbeat of TCR and everyone is loving it

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Acida, Boom, feature

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Pea Green Boat, AXM, album review

definitely worth checking out for its refreshing experimentation

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Kinky URB magazine live review

Mexican House Rockers Kinky then delivered a muscular party set that got the crowd out of their seats and dancing

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FEBRUARY 2003

Acida,La Opinion,feature

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JANUARY 2003

Kinky, LA Weekly, live review

And the Thursday-night to-capacity multiethnic crowd at the stately Mayan proved KCRW's efforts to brainwash Angelenos with Kinky's slinky chords are succeeding.

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Kinky, The Independent on Sunday, 'Kinky' album review

"...theyre going to be the bed track for every Nike advert for the next decade."

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Kinky, Daily Express, 'Kinky' album review

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Kinky, The Independent, 'Kinky' album review

rhythm is central throughout...while the lyrics reveal a memorably poetic sensibility

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Kinky, Daily Mirror, 'Kinky' album review

They mix fiesta grooves, electronica, mariachi horns and oodles of suggestive Spanish lyrics with merry abandon.

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Kinky, The Times, 'Kinky' album review

all-round euphoric blast

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Kinky, The Guardian, 'Kinky' album review

Mexico meets Manchester in Kinky's tequila-slammin' club sounds

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Beautiful Sunset Airport 'Terminal 3', M8, review

Last one in this series, and again this label come up with some cool global flavas.

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Pea Breen Boat, Muzik, album review

Two Way Traffic puts PGB on the front rank of those making club music that works just as well at home

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Pea Green Boat, Knowledge, album review

if you're a little tired of the plod, plod of blokebeat and parp, parp of blingstep then this is the fresh breeze you've been waiting for

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Pea Green Boat, Mixmag, feature

Their first single has already had Mary Anne Hobbs, Annie Nightingale and Tongy dribbling for more.

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Kinky, The Evening Times, 'Kinky' album review

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DECEMBER 2002

Kinky, The New York Times, end of year chart

[Kinky's] music makes for a stunning live show and a simultaneously cerebral and visceral album

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La Leche, La Banda Elastica, review

DJ Carol C's Los Angeles debut at La Leche

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Pea Green Boat, IDJ, feature

thoughtful layers of breakbeat, electronica, nu jazz and deep house grooves...takes such an individual stance

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Beautiful Sunset Airport 'Terminal 3', Mixmag, chart

This genre-hopping series reaches its conclusion in style

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NOVEMBER 2002

Big Soup, Daily Mirror, preview

Underground sounds from the far corners of the world

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Big Soup, Time Out, previews

They're having big soup at the transatlantic live and DJ one-off

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Big Soup, Metro, preview

a global melting pot of underground sounds

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Big Soup, The Big Issue, feature

From Mex-tech and Argy-bargy house to Bolivian go-go dancing, the Big Soup's looking tasty

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Fussible, Muzik, single review

Fussible will become a big name to watch in the future

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OCTOBER 2002

Pea Green Boat, Muzik, special chart

Top 50 Blazin Stars of the New Underground

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Kinky, The Times, feature

The future's bright: the future's...er... Kinky.

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Beautiful Sunset Airport 'Terminal 2', M8, review

well worth checking out 6.5/8

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Pea Green Boat, Seven, feature

groovy, polyrhythmic headmusic with a mesmorising melodic quality

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Beautiful Sunset Airport 'Terminal 2', Jockey Slut, review

has a lot of things going for it...

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Beautiful Sunset Airport 'Terminal 2', Flux, review

This label loves to travel to find a good tune

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Fussible, DJ, feature

There's something intriguing and original about Fussible's music

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Pea Green Boat, Ministry, single review

hip-hop techno strangeness...actually very groovy

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Fussible, Seven, feature

piece about Fussible's equipment

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Fussible, IDJ, single review

lush electronic love

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Beautiful Sunset Airport 'Terminal 2', DJ, review

...the freshest sounding music..displaying Sonic360's vision of quality global dance music. Nice.

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Fussible, DJ, single review

an epic journey of horns, guitars, keys and live percussion topped off with the sexiest bassline and solid beats.

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Fussible, M8, single review

an irrepressible groovathon...a joyous and invigorating ride...Muthafuckin' crazy!

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SEPTEMBER 2002

La Leche, Al Borde, Review

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Pea Green Boat, Leeds Guide, feature

tracks stretch and develop, avoiding obvious builds or drops in favour of setting their own, horizon-bound course.

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Pea Green Boat, The Big Issue, feature

an appealing blend of post modern funk and dark-edged electro

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Beautiful Sunset Airport 'Terminal 2', Breakin' Point, review

with the season almost up this is the sound of Ibiza going on into autumn

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Beautiful Sunset Airport 'Terminal 2', Blues&Soul, review

solid sun-drenched dance grooves...bound to be a collectors item in years to come

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Beautiful Sunset Airport 'Terminal 1', M8, review

beautiful strings..funk-ass electro...cinematic feeling..just nice for those sunsets 8/8

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Beautiful Sunset Airport 'Terminal 1', M8, review

sweet and sunny...go investigate! 7/8

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Beautiful Sunset Airport 'Terminal 1', IDJ, review

blissed out sunkissed grooves

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Beautiful Sunset Airport 'Terminal 1', DJ, review

almost impossible to take a dislike to

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AUGUST 2002

Pea Green Boat, Metro, feature

crisply electronic, soothing and uplifting

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Sonic360/Kinky, Music Week, feature

WEA London has struck a licensing deal with independent company sonic360 for Latin American-influenced funk rock act Kinky.

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Fussible, DJ, single review

a couple of Mexican amigos with an ear for superbly innovative rhythms

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Sonic360, Billboard, feature

Sonic360: All Around Appeal

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JULY 2002

Kinky, Elle, album review

es exponente de la musica electronica mas innovadora del momento

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Kinky, Spin, feature

...these vivacious vatos play a futuristic fusion of electronica, hip-hop, rock and cumbia on their giddy, self-titled debut.

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JUNE 2002

Kinky, La Banda Elastica, album review

Una música hecha por cinco regiomontanos con pocos prejuicios encima, un gusto contemporáneo y un evidente talento.

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MAY 2002

Kinky, AP, feature

Electronic music can only benefit from an influx of artists like Kinky

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Kinky, Reforma Periodico, live review

La banda regia presenta su album debut en una disco de Hollywood ante unos 500 emocionados fans

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APRIL 2002

Kinky, Blender, album review

Kinky knows no borders, slaping Mexican norteno with techno until it sounds like neither.

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Kinky, Mixer, album review

"A talented Mexican band creates funk and house music filled with a wicked percussion"

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Kinky, Rolling Stone, album review

Kinky are as feverishly danceable as a night in Ibiza

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Kinky, Pulse, album review

Call it Latino house or Mexicali electro, whatever, Kinky kills.

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MARCH 2002

Kinky, Los Angeles Times, album review

vibrant Latin beats and cool, computerized electronica

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Kinky, The New York Times, live review

jubilation greeted Kinky, a band...that knocks out dance grooves built from funk, rock and trance.

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Kinky, Billboard, album review

delights in diversity...a nonstop party

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Sonic360, Billboard, feature

It's an implausible scenario...the label signs artists for the world, generally to album deals ranging from one to three releases, and licenses releases territory by territory

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FEBRUARY 2002

Kinky, Switch, album review

Un excelente debut, donde poderemos captar la esencia de esta banda regiomontana en concierto.

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LA LECHE, LA Weekly, feature

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JANUARY 2002

La Leche, Zeta, feature

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LA LECHE,Latino LA, feature

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Acida, La Nacion, feature

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Acida, Clarin, feature

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Acida, Clarin, feature

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NOVEMBER 2001

LA LECHE, LA Times, feature

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OCTOBER 2001

Acida, Rollingstone, feature

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AUGUST 2001

Acida, Al Borde, feature

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JUNE 2001

Fussible, Time, feature

[Fussible and Nortec's] goal, simply, is to transform the strangeness of Tijuana into art

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LA LECHE, New Times, feature

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MAY 2001

Acida, Clarin, feature

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APRIL 2001

LA LECHE, Jockey Slut, feature

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JANUARY 2001

Acida, Rollingstone, feature

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NOVEMBER 2000

Acida, Clarin, feature

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FEBRUARY 2000

Acida, Boom!, feature

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DECEMBER 1969

Gladkazuka 'Panamena' Whisperin and Hollerin review

8/10...he's a talented artist...determinedly rifling a definitive era in popular music’s history while keeping one eye on a way forward into the future

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Acida, 'La Vida Real', Global Village Idiot review

Touches of tango, jazz and rock...[La Vida Real] never forgets the dancefloor

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Sudan Activists call for help in Darfur

"...make the people secure..."

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BASS MAGAZINE - Walter Becker

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BASS MAGAZINE - Walter Becker

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