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Dollars to Pounds: DJ Q

The ineffable (pop) genius of one of garage’s top producers Selim Bulut is a music writer who lives in London. He has the most meticulously organized iTunes folder in the land. He’ll be writing about … read more »

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No Concessions: Rachel Boynton’s New Documentary Follows Big Oil into Africa

Director Rachel Boynton on Her New Film, Big Men, and the Universal Appeal of Being Big “One of the cool things about this film,” says Rachel Boynton, director of Big Men, “is that it’s getting … read more »

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Dollars to Pounds: Max Cooper

Meet the mad scientist of minimal techno Selim Bulut is a music writer who lives in London. He has the most meticulously organized iTunes folder in the land. He’ll be writing about some of the … read more »

POSTED March 3, 2014 10:33AM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS, MUSIC INTERVIEWS TAGS: , ,
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Dollars to Pounds: CYMBALS’ Art-Pop Is the Harvard University Press Meets Whitney Houston

“I’ve got to be at work at 7:30AM. I wanna just be like, ‘It’s cool, you can do this, you can live this life if you want to.’” Selim Bulut is a music writer who … read more »

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No Concessions: The Most Terrifying Plane Crashes in Cinema

The last moments of a plane crash are a mystery: too often, no survivors are left to describe the harrowing scene. So into this void, directors project their imaginations, from Flight’s flight attendant relaying a … read more »

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Download DJ Gioumanne’s Afro Cosmic Club Volume 2

FADER PREMIERE To supplement his massive interview with DJ Gioumanne, aka Jumanne of africanhiphop.com, FADER’s African music columnist Benjamin Lebrave also hooked us up with what he says is “possibly the most interesting mixtape I … read more »

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Lungu Lungu: An Interview with Mr. African Hip-Hop Himself, Thomas Gesthuizen

Q&A on the history of African hip-hop, and where it stands today Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other … read more »

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Dollars to Pounds: Palmistry

Palmistry’s got the whole world in London Selim Bulut is a music writer who lives in London. He has the most meticulously organized iTunes folder in the land. He’ll be writing about some of the … read more »

POSTED January 23, 2014 11:43AM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Lungu Lungu: Bison’s Tarraxinha

It’s tarraxinha time Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, he writes about the surging Portuguese … read more »

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By the Numbers: Beyoncé’s BEYONCÉ

Love, sex and Beyoncé In By the Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits. With her surprise album BEYONCÉ, Beyoncé broke digital sales records and topped that … read more »

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