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Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend is a strange outfit of african music and indie rock. Relatively well-known in internet, their first album brings tracks released last year.

The vocals remind me of Matt Safer (The Rapture).

My fav track is Oxford Comma.

I think Vampire Weekend is an interesting band, but I don’t share the enthusiasm of most reviews on the net.

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Fela Kuti - Expensive Shit/He Miss Road

If not the most essential, this split cd contains the most famous albums by Fela Kuti. The supreme king of jazz/african music.

You can clearly feel the energy and pleasure of people in trance with their music. It’s awesome, and Mr. Kuti is guiding the whole thing.

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