Tagged: Highlife

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Lungu Lungu: Kyekyeku’s Palm Wine Music

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 palm wine music and Kyekyeku. Yesterday … read more »

POSTED March 7, 2013 4:31PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Lungu Lungu: Highlife & Recklessness

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, it’s Dampoo and his highlife. The holiday season in … read more »

POSTED January 8, 2013 3:52PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , ,
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NYC: Win Tickets to Highlife, Lichens & Friends… TOMORROW!

Do you live in New York? Us too! What are you doing Thursday night, watching Fringe? Well put that shit on DVR, we’re giving away two tickets to Highlife and Lichens and everybody else that’s … read more »

POSTED November 10, 2010 4:38PM IN CONTESTS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,
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Video: Highlife, “Moon in My Eyes”

You know how in the intro for PeeWee’s Playhouse it’s like a whole claymation jungle and at the top of it all is The Playhouse, rising from the clay palm trees like some temple to … read more »

POSTED October 19, 2010 11:45AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , ,
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Premiere: A.J. Holmes & the Hackney Empire f. Kastro, “Fraudian Slip (Erick Rincon’s Tribal Guarachero RMX)” MP3

As Eddie Stats wrote in Ghetto Palms a couple weeks ago, one of our favorite blogs, Ghetto Bassquake, is branching out into the record-making business, purveying the same type of adventurous, global-loving sounds we’ve come … read more »

POSTED September 20, 2010 3:18PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Ghetto Palms 111: Ghetto Bassquake / Hackney Empire / New Label / Exclusive Interview!

I’m not saying things didn’t happen in the last week or two. Oh, they happened. But I am going to forgo my usual “things happened” update to concentrate on the ripples of one particular stone … read more »

POSTED August 25, 2010 3:15PM IN GHETTO PALMS TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Ghetto Palms 110: Theophilus / Highlife / El Guincho / Indie-Trop

This column was never just about dancehall, but it has maybe failed to touch on one of the most exciting things about the whole field of tropical music that I’ve been romping about in. Namely, … read more »

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A Tripwire Guide to the Best Unofficial, Badge Be Damned CMJ Parties

Sort of like a Lonely Planet just for CMJ. And you. read more »

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Stream: New High Life Music

High Life, aka Sleepy Doug Shaw of White Magic , has returned with more than just a single song of African-tinged, British-born, hippie-raised freewheeling. His voice sounds like hot chocolate. Despite the too thick international … read more »

POSTED July 15, 2009 9:40AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Freeload: Highlife, “F Kenya RIP” MP3

“My dad listens to this all the time!” says our style editor Chioma Nnadi upon hearing Sleepy Doug Shaw aka Highlife‘s “F Kenya RIP.” (We’re going with “RIP,” as in “rest in peace, guitar player … read more »

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