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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Sinkane Life & Livin’ It

A decade ago, in an instantly notorious New Yorker piece called "A Paler Shade Of White," the critic Sasha Frere-Jones wrote sadly about how, as…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2017 - 11:58 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Here's one nice thing about the whole U2 debacle: They didn't forcibly beam any music videos into your iTunes! Imagine how those things would've looked.
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2014 - 3:10 pm

Interview

Q&A: Sinkane On His New Mean Love And Working With Everyone From Usher To David Byrne

Every Sinkane album is a world unto itself. Mean Love is no different in that it is very different. A conglomeration of everything from Sade…
Chris DeVille | August 25, 2014 - 2:10 pm

More Sinkane stories

Watch Sinkane Make His Late-Night TV Debut On Conan

Sinkane's been going at it for a long time, but he just made his late-night TV debut yesterday in support of his new album, Life
James Rettig | March 7, 2017 - 9:52 am

Sinkane – “Telephone (Roosevelt Remix)”

Two weeks ago, we gave Sinkane Album Of The Week honors for his deeply funky and euphoric Life & Livin' It. And now the German…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2017 - 12:23 pm

Stream Sinkane Life & Livin’ It

Sinkane's Life & Livin' It is a fascinating blend of genres, indicative of what Ahmed Gallab has been working towards throughout his decade-long career in…
James Rettig | February 6, 2017 - 12:52 pm

Sinkane – “Telephone” Video

Next month, Ahmed Gallab, the former indie rock supporting player and current dance-pop auteur, will release his new album Life & Livin' It. We've already…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2017 - 9:36 am

Sinkane – “U’Huh” Video

Sinkane is the project of Ahmed Gallab, a multi-instrumentalist and curator of ridiculously catchy songs, with a little help from his friends. Today the band…
Bruce Hamilton | November 16, 2016 - 10:16 am

Premiere

Ex Reyes – “Only You” Video

Mikey Freedom Hart used to play in Sinkane and Albert Hammond Jr.'s band, and he's currently a member of Bleachers. But Hart is also cultivating…
Chris DeVille | September 26, 2016 - 1:23 pm

Stream Sinkane x Peaking Lights Mean Dub

Last year Sinkane released Mean Love, a deeply personal album steeped in heavy grooves. Now the experimental electronic duo Peaking Lights has further accentuated the…
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2015 - 4:34 pm

Watch Hot Chip Cover LCD Soundsystem’s “All My Friends” With David Byrne, Nancy Whang

LCD Soundsystem's "All My Friends" is a great, great song -- arguably their best, although I'll happily stump for "Someone Great" any day -- and…
Peter Helman | August 5, 2015 - 9:13 pm

Photos: Pickathon 2015

Pickathon took place this past weekend at Pendarvis Farm in Oregon's Happy Valley. Ty Segall performed with Wand as a backing band, alongside Ex Hey,…
Stereogum | August 3, 2015 - 2:48 pm

Sinkane – “Young Trouble” Video

Chris once wrote that Sinkane is a conglomerate of everything from "Sade to Radiohead to Alvino Rey to Fela Kuti" and I think that about…
Caitlin White | April 8, 2015 - 12:26 pm

Tunde Adebimpe – “Speedline Miracle Masterpiece” (Feat. Sal P & Sinkane)

The Grand Theft Auto-inspired compilation album The Alchemist and Oh No Present: Welcome to Los Santos has already brought us original tracks from Killer Mike
James Rettig | April 7, 2015 - 6:21 pm

Stream Caribou Vibration Ensemble CVE Live 2011

Caribou are a hell of a live band in any situation, but if you ever get a chance to see Dan Snaith in his Caribou…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2015 - 10:56 am

Sinkane – “How We Be” Video

There aren't too many joys in the world simpler or more basic than watching people who are really, really good at dancing. And that's what…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2014 - 11:29 am
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