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The Very Best, the duo of singer Esau Mwamwaya and producer Johan Hugo, have announced plans to follow up their last album, 2012's MTMTMK, with an as-yet-untitled new one next spring. They recorded…   Read Story »
The Very Best's Radioclit and Esau Mwamwaya have always had a very special way with approaching other folks' material: recall their spangly redo of take on M.I.A.'s "Paper Planes," and their…   Read Story »
This past year, the British band Django Django made a new for themselves with a self-titled album full of sparse, idiosyncratically arranged, weirdly catchy songs. And now the globally-inclined,…   Read Story »
The Very Best, the duo of singer Esau Mwamwaya and producer Johan Hugo, are about to release their latest joy-explosion on the world. It's called MTMTMK, and it features collaborations from a host of…   Read Story »
The undyingly joyous African/European dance-pop duo the Very Best are about to release their new album MTMTMK, and we've already seen their pretty-great videos for "Yoshua Alikuti" and "Kondaine."…   Read Story »
Last week, we skipped this list so that we could run our list of the 25 best videos of the year thus far. So I'll just take a moment to point out that last week's list, if we'd done it, definitely…   Read Story »
The globally-inclined euphoric party-music duo the Very Best will release their new album MTMTMK shortly, and we've already seen its first video, the "A Milli"-parodying “Yoshua Alikuti.” Today,…   Read Story »
Last month, we posted the video for the Very Best's furiously catchy new single "Yoshua Alikuti." Now, the Washington, DC DJ duo Nadastrom has remixed the track, adding some serious bass-pulses and…   Read Story »
For the most part, I've got nothing but disdain for Machine Gun Kelly, the goofball white rapper from Cleveland who did his very best to ruin Wrestlemania this year. But giving MGK his due, he…   Read Story »
The Very Best -- singer Esau Mwamwaya and Johan Hugo (Radioclit) -- will release a new album this summer, and the first glimpse of that release is the video for "Yoshua Alikuti." The video expressly…   Read Story »