Africa

We have set up a simple tag for all countries on the continent of Africa. If we ever get so many submissions that it makes sense to split out certain countries, we will do that.

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. Roots

World Pop with Roots in Mali. - Awa Mangara: Yala Yala (Official video)


Explores both the physical rapture of movement as well as the magic of a perfect union.
. Roots

JPson - Hope For Change


JPson is not the first to put together bass, drums, acoustic guitar in a way that feels both unforced and spiritual.
. Indie Rock

Nana Adjoa - Simple Things


The secret sauce is a backbeat-heavy counterpoint between the guitars and the vocal over a lazy tick-tock groove.
. Folk Pop

Ben Laver feat. Vian Izak - Save My Heart


You can feel the different instruments undulating into and out of focus, like a boat on the water, moving with the tide.
. Soul

Saba Abraha - Utopia


It's a thoughtful shuffle-stick-jam with synth poured over the top like so much Cognac.
. Electronic

Saba Abraha - Do's And Dont's


It's an exceptional vocal, a needed message, and a dynamic mix that combines deep electronic swing, some huge kick drum drops, and a lot of production candy.
. Roots

Andrew James & The Steady Tiger - Under The Umbrella


The simple and beautiful vocal harmony, the cello, and the acoustic guitar add some real depth to to the sense of longing.