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Bitchuka Black Mambo: Best World Music Album of 2015

I’m so pleased. Frank just told me that a recording project we did with some friends a while back was voted by DJs and listeners of Tallahassee’s FM station WVFS-89 (“V-89”) as “Best World Music Album of 2015.” It’s thrilling news, especially knowing that our project has been getting radio play back in Tanzania as well. […]

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Ambient Project

While working on my game (which is very close to beta status; how exciting!), I have been catching up on various ambient music projects and I found one that stuck out to me more than others thus far. The 2012 album [9980] by Connect.Ohm is a collaborative work from the musical encounter between composers Hidetoshi Koizumi (aka […]

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Electronic Interests

Lately I have been listening to a lot of Chillwave and downtempo music. Artists such as Carbon Based Lifeforms, Mileece, Solar Fields, Cell, Aural Planet, Vibrasphere, Com Truise, and Caspian come to mind. I have been into industrial music since I was a wee lad, and continue to enjoy how the genre develops. Currently, some of […]

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Sasa Nifanye Nini?

From 2011-2012 I played drums for an East African rumba band called Rumba Kali. We played a couple of gigs and managed to play for the Prime Minister of Kenya. I have also had the good fortune to make music with one of the most talented vocalists I know, Hassan Bitchuka, from Tanzania. In July 2012, my […]

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Kora Music

So beautiful!