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Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

The Top 10 Music Videos of 2012

2012 is rapidly coming to a close, which means it’s time to assemble some of our favorite music videos from the past year. Indeed it’s no easy task to construct a video in which the moving picture finds a harmonious companion in the sonic beat. Just as daunting can be choosing, among the hundreds of

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

Weekend Music Break, N°29

Here’s a resolution for the new year: to feature more Togolese pop. If you don’t know who the above Toofan duo is, google “Cool Catché”. Kuduro on the other hand we can never feature enough — this...

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Acoustic Guitar Break

We thought it would be nice to compile a Bonus Music Break centered on acoustic guitar music. First up is Toronto-based Ghanaian Kae Sun with “Lion on a Leash”:

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Music Break

Amoeba is a landmark record store in Berkeley (on Telegraph). Now they have branches in San Francisco and LA. They also hosts live concerts with artists, like Nneka above (we get a 38 minute set...

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Music Break

If you don’t notice the awkward “acting” at the outset of this music video and you’re a fan of retrified 60s R&B and soul, this is a nice tune and video by Paris-based Nigerian singer, Asa. It’s...