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Chief Boima, The INTLBLK Europe Tour – Spring 2016

Hi Duttylandia, I’m on the road again! — from Brazil to Germany via England. I came out here to play the debut show of the Kondi Band, my new collaborative album with Dutty Artz alum Sorie Kondi.

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Chief Boima presents a Liberian Remix Pack via INTL BLK

I’m very happy to announce the second release from INTL BLK, my new platform for producing and distributing projects from the Black Atlantic (if you missed the first check it out here).

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RIOBAMBA FADER MIX + EUROPE TOUR

My exclusive set for The Fader’s mixtape series dropped yesterday, a “A blazing mix of reggaetón, dembow, and rap en español from the Brooklyn-based DJ and producer.”

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Ushka is an Asian American Writers’ Workshop 2016 fellow!

The Asian American Writer’s Workshop Open City Fellowship “fosters Asian American writers covering inequality in low-income Asian immigrant neighborhoods in New York City.” Who better for that job than our beloved Thanu aka DJ Ushka?

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From the Archives: Africa is a Country x Chimurenga x Pan African Space Station

Back in November 2015, Chief Boima (in his role as Africa is a Country’s managing editor) curated three panels at the Pan African Space Station‘s library-of-people installation at the Performa 15 Hub in New York City. AIAC invited Dutty Artz’ DJ Ushka, York College Professor and writer Rishi Nath, and AIAC’s photo editor Zachary Rosen to host three podcasts on behalf of Africa is a Country.

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NEW RIOBAMBA MIXTAPE ON MIXPAK FM + RESIDENT ADVISOR PICK

My mixtape for the Mixpak FM series is here, featured today as Resident Advisor’s Mix of the Day.

For me this mix dove into “channeling rage for, remembrance of, love toward victims of police brutality & state-sanctioned violence, in the U.S. y destructive legacies this country has left & continues to leave elsewhere– ya basta, ya basta, ya basta. A las víctimas– nunca serán olvidados.”

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Sopa de Wonton mix, new from Talacha!

Our designer extraordinaire, Talacha, is back with his second DJ mix!

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Atropolis Live Set Tutorial (via Dubspot)

Our in house Dubspot employed Ableton instructor, Atropolis, has just put together a three part tutorial showcasing the ins and outs of his live performance set using Ableton Live.

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NEW RIOBAMBA TRACK WITH FALSE WITNESS

Super excited to share my track “Bin Danza” with sound artist and KUNQ member False Witness, which premiered last week on Thump Colombia.

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Ralfi Pagan – Latin Soul Remixed

No bones about it, resurrecting the dead is black magic. It is something to be approached with caution and reverence and something that takes a lot of energy to conjure.

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“Reggae Fi Peach” estrena en Vice Colombia

Todo en español este vez, porque si no entiendes tendrás que google.translate de qualquier manera. Reggae Fi Peach estrenó al sitio de Vice Colombia ayer.

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The ‘Prendelo’ video + MPeach feature on Sounds and Colours

MPeach is a Latina del futuro, a Latin of the future, as she titles one of her latest tracks. The future however feels like a question, about what once was and what still is Latin America today. Maybe the answer is in her lyrics, sensual and street-wise, straight out of Caracas, the capital of Venezuela…

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DJ Ripley on the Elevate Festival, wrapping up Europe

Ripley here, just returned from a few days in Graz, Austria, where I was a guest at the 11th Elevate Festival.

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The DJ Debut of Talacha with a Cumbia mix, “tacos de chorizo verde con cecina sin cebolla”

Our man with the photoshop plan, Talacha, has been the eye behind the visual identity of Dutty Artz for a few years now (buy his T-Shirts here!). Not content to stick with one medium, Diego has always been lurking in the shadows behind the DJ booth, and unbeknownst to myself, picking up a thing or two from the audio-mixation world along the way!

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MPeach’s Ritmo Loco video is out now!

Watch MPeach and friends ride around Caracas on motorcycles, looking through kaleidoscopes, tagging buildings, and burning christmas trees. 

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Riobamba Edit Drops On Remezcla x Apple Music

I’m happy to share my first [bootleg] edit, released last week via Remezcla’s partnership with Apple Music. Check out the accompanying article that explains the track–

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