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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The Jonas Brothers and the New Kids On The Block both have reunion videos out today. We are living in our own collective past. This…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2019 - 12:16 pm

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

Concert Review

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

More Sinkane stories

Sinkane – “Ya Sudan” Video

Psych-rock and Sudanese folk artist Sinkane, born Ahmed Gallab, has been celebrating togetherness and identity on the singles for his upcoming album Dépaysé. The lead…
Connor Duffey | May 7, 2019 - 10:17 am

Sinkane – “Dépaysé”

Sinkane's new album Dépaysé was first announced alongside "Everybody," a Utopian dance party geared toward finding solidarity in our common humanity. The album's title track,…
Chris DeVille | April 9, 2019 - 10:01 am

Holy Ghost! – “Escape From Los Angeles”

It's been almost six years since Holy Ghost!'s last LP, Dynamics. Recently, they've been slowly teasing a new collection, due for release on the iconic…
Ryan Leas | April 3, 2019 - 8:31 am

Sinkane – “Everybody” Video

Ahmed Gallab has been releasing music as Sinkane for a little over a decade, an effervescent blend of experimental electronics, funk-rock, and Sudanese pop. Born…
Connor Duffey | February 27, 2019 - 9:37 am

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


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
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