Tagged: Mulatu Astatke
Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »
Dilla’s legacy on record will never be forgotten. While hip-hop will forever mourn the loss of it’s shining icons on the mic, the soulful bounce between hip-hop and R&B that will never remain just in … read more »
Mulatu Astatke has been enjoying the longest career resurgence we could possibly imagine. It’s to the point that it feels like he was never really out of the public eye. And to an extent he … read more »
When they get home, most dudes probably change form their work suits into some sweats and a dingy t-shirt, but we could see Mulatu Astatke just immediately changing into another suit. It’s all about being … read more »
In a perfect world every Ghetto Palms should connect at least three disparate dots on the map, and today’s multi-colored thumbtacks are puncturing the dread capitals of New York, Kingston and Addis Ababa.
Legendary Ethiopian musician Mulatu Astatke’s collaboration with the Heliocentrics hits a lot of key points we’re into, blending fuzzy psych guitars with heavy drums and complex piano runs. It’s an album that successfully mixes old … read more »