Tag Archives: NOMO

KEXP Documentaries: The New World – NOMO

Afrobeat is a style of music created by Nigerian artist Fela Kuti in the 1960’s and 70’s. When Fela traveled to the United States, he discovered James Brown’s funk style and the politics of the Black Panthers, and incorporated these into his songs. Very few artists are identified with a style of music the wayRead more…

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Song of the Day: NOMO – Invisible Cities

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, is “Invisible Cities” by NOMO from the 2009 album Invisible Cities on Ubiquity Records. Read more…

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Out This Week 5/5

The new Conor Oberst album, billed with his “Mystic Valley Band,” hits stores today. If you didn’t get a chance to hear the album streaming on NPR Music last week, you can sample it below — and it will be featured as our Song of the Day podcast tomorrow, so stay tuned. And while you’reRead more…

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