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Forgotten Treasures

Kamal Keila “Muslims and Christians” (1992, Habibi Funk)

For their eighth project, Germany’s Habibi Funk Records have directed their attention to the musical archives of Kamal Keila. How the label and Kamal Keila connected is a spectacular story, and the when’s and the why’s of how these recordings  Read more  »

Tech Tuedays

What If Machines Could Sing ’90s Ballads?

From Martin Backes (artist, designer, creative technologist, hacker, DJ and composer) “What do machines sing of?” is a fully automated machine, which endlessly sings number-one ballads from the 1990s. As the computer program performs these emotionally loaded songs, it attempts  Read more  »

Future Classics

Kiefer “Happysad” (Stones Throw Records)

via STR: Kiefer is a constant in Mndsgn’s live trio, has shared the stage with Moses Sumney and Terrace Martin, and has lent production talents to the likes of Kaytranada and Anderson .Paak. He began playing piano as a child  Read more  »


Kamaal Williams Releases Video For “Salaam”

Black Focus Records is proud to present the stunning new Kamaal Williams music video for ‘Salaam’. Filmed in Marrakech by Greg Barnes, the same director who has been working closely with Kamaal on all of the bands visuals and also  Read more  »


99 Wolves – Chromatic Festival Mix Series

Montreal duo 99 Wolves, formed by ELMNT & Moses Belanger, took shape in 2015 when they decided to unite their musical worlds. Known for their eclectic productions as well as their energetic live performances, the duo has managed to get  Read more  »