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The Indestructible Beat

5 April 2005 No Comment

“Afrobeat is a sound and a movement, music and a state of mind. It’s the joyous awakening of a continent from a colonial nightmare and the crushing realization that the nightmare isn’t over yet, anguish and happiness whipped together with traditional drums, cheap guitars, and even cheaper amps.” I came across this tight article about Afrobeat on the Pitchforkmedia website. Check it out here.

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