By: Larry Lootsteen
Artist: Spoek, “Awufuni”
Something about this caught my ear. Different beats and rhythms from this great African artist.
Sounds like: A good time getting into trouble!
Artist: Motèl Mari, “Just Like A King”
Another fantastic J-burg South Africa band. This one blew me away!
Sounds like: A slow descent
Artist: Wild Belle, “Another Girl”
Another great band combining genres and making some amazing sounds
Sounds like: The west meets the alt meets the girl
Artist: Haim, “The Wire”
Album: Days Are Gone
These Los Angeles based sisters are making some serious noise…
Sounds like: The Eagles morphing into alt-pop
Artist: The Brother Moves On, “Zwagitation”
Another interesting South African band!!
Sounds like: A bit of the 60’s with some African sensibility
Artist: That Girl With Dark Eyes, “Hey Baby”
Selling the mystery from California!
Sounds like: Prince