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Talkatif

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Gabes New Joint
4:18
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Talkatif
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Hypocrite
5:06
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World Without Fear
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War Is A Crime
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Nyash
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Nesta. 75
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Total Tracks: 7   Total Length: 40:56

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Wondering Sound

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Peter Shapiro

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12.14.10
Antibalas, Talkatif
2002 | Label: Ninja Tune

If you were being unkind, Antibalas would be merely a Fela Kuti tribute band that should be opening for the Bootleg Beatles or Bjorn Again. On the other hand, they are part of a group of musicians reacting against industry sterility, digital purity and the blandness of consensus politics by recreating music born of experimentation, miscegenation and commitment. With the exception of some prominent Latin percussion on “NESTA 75,” Martin Perna’s crew has gone… read more »

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Talkatif

Lizard-Queen

For those who can't wait to get their grooves on! Antibalas may be the first Afrobeat band I've become familiar with, just by chance, through some free tracks. I love their sounds!

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Interview: Antibalas

By Richard Gehr, Contributor

When Antibalas performed in Brooklyn's Williamsburg Park recently, trumpeter Jordan McLean dedicated the afrobeat big band's show to the performance-punk trio Pussy Riot (recently sentenced to prison in Russia for "hooliganism") as well as to "another pussy" — namely Igor, a recently deceased feline friend of the band. This mixture of politics and family nicely characterizes Antibalas, by far the best non-Nigerian take to date on the sound forged by composer, singer, multiinstrumentalist, bandleader, and… more »