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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

Holy Ghost! – “Epton On Broadway (Part I & Part II)”

Holy Ghost! have put out a new track called "Epton On Broadway (Part I & Part II)," which features backing vocals from Sinkane. The duo,…
Keely Quinlan | February 14, 2019 - 11:42 am

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
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