Tag Archives: Buraka Som Sistema

2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Rhythma

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! We’ve extended the voting, so itRead more…

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Out This Week 11/8

Bradford Cox’s “solo” project Atlas Sound tops the list of new releases this week. We couldn’t make a stronger recommendation than our Music Director, Don Yates, who calls it Cox’s “most focused and pop-leaning Atlas Sound recording to date, featuring some of his sharpest songwriting yet on this beautifully crafted set of atmospheric dream-pop withRead more…

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Live Review: Treasure Island Music Festival, 10/15-10/16

review by Kat Metrovich all photos by Dave Lichterman A music festival in the middle of San Francisco Bay is an irresistible opportunity. Cheap plane tickets, a friend to stay with and tickets… you’re set! And the MVP of Treasure Island Music Festival was really the beauty and magic that is San Francisco itself. LastRead more…

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KEXP Documentaries: The New World – Buraka Som Sistema

The latest KEXP Documentary spotlights a band from Portugal who are taking over the international dance scene with a little-known style of music called Kuduru. Luanda, the capitol city of Angola, in the late 90’s had some of the world’s most progressive DJs and musical producers. Lots of them had hand-me-down computers and software. TheyRead more…

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Interview with Buraka Som Sistema

interview by RJ Cubarrubia photos by Hilary Harris After releasing one of 2008’s best music videos, gaining near universal critical praise with their debut album (including an MTV Europe award), and tearing apart the most talked about set of Coachella, Lisbon, Portugal’s Buraka Som Sistema is ready to take the US by storm. Unlike theRead more…

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Song of the Day: Buraka Som Sistema – Sound Of Kuduro

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s featured selection, chosen by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is Sound of Kuduro by BurakaRead more…

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Out This Week 4/7

Score, indeed! Just check out this week’s unbelievable list of new releases, which includes the latest from Doves, Bob Mould, Telekinesis!, Crystal Antlers, Casiotone For The Painfully Alone, Bat for Lashes, Mexican Institute of Sound, The Veils, The Thermals, Neil Young, Gliss, Superchunk, Buraka Som Sistema, and a whole lot more! Among this slew ofRead more…

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