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Staff Selects Playlist: Songs We Heard in Jim Jarmusch Movies

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 »

POSTED December 6, 2012 12:31PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Review: Mochilla Presents "Timeless" on DVD

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 »

POSTED March 15, 2010 2:51PM IN SUITE903 TAGS: , ,

Mulatu Astatke, “Green Africa” MP3

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 »

POSTED March 5, 2010 12:09PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Mulatu Astatke & Menelik Wossenatchew, “Fikratchin” MP3

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 »

POSTED October 30, 2009 2:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Ghetto Palms 63: Nas & Damian Marley / Weapon Riddim / Ethiopia Soul

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.

POSTED July 24, 2009 11:00AM IN GHETTO PALMS TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Q+A/Freeload: Mulatu Astatke + The Heliocentrics, “Masengo”

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 »

POSTED April 16, 2009 2:30PM IN MUSIC INTERVIEWS TAGS: ,