“The group’s songs are musical snowballs, opening as minimalist skeletons – a buoyant bass line or a lone, repeated guitar chord – before picking up keyboards and various percussive elements. Gathering momentum, the songs thunder to a hip-shaking climax." - CHICAGO TRIBUNE

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DSC_0104.jpg Snowbird (Photographer: John Collins), 2012
kevin1.jpg From the Road Across the U.S., 2012
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Fela Kuti - Upside Down

It’s sunny and snowing in CHI right now. Things are UPSIDE DOWN! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVfmU_tGGqY

4 likes, 0 comments2 days ago

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You don’t have stretch your ears too far to hear afrobeat creep its way into the mainstream. Check this killer collab of Janelle Monae and Saul..

3 likes, 0 comments1 month ago

Tony Allen & Africa 70 - Afro-Disco Beat

Ready to play everyone’s favorite afrobeat game? On your mark… set… Where’s “1”? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTgidO0jwAg

33 likes, 2 comments2 months ago

Fela Kuti - ODOO (Overtake Don Overtake Overtake)

Got a long drive home this Sunday? Clocking in at over 30 minutes, Fela’s 1989 gem “Overtake Don Overtake Overtake” remains a poignant commentary..

16 likes, 1 comments3 months ago

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