22 epic, unreleased tracks from Kenya’s SLIKBACK, digital and vinyl

Speaking of Kenya and things happening this week, yesterday Kenya’s fiercely creative producer SLIKBACK dropped some 22 new tracks. Vinyl just arrived, but you can also soak in these in digital – either way, you have to hear them.

Christmas in mourning, in Bethlehem and Beirut, and music beyond

“Words are missing to convey our outrage, our sadness, and our feeling of helplessness,” say organizers. Instead, Bethlehem in occupied Palestine joins Beirut for a live broadcast electronic music performance “Christmas in mourning.” Separately, artists band together in international compilations, outpourings of feeling in sound.

Peter Kirn - December 24, 2023

Fire mix from Janus Rose, full of unreleased music: latest POST

Brooklyn’s incredible artist and writer Janus Rose recently came on Refuge Worldwide in Berlin for my ongoing program POST, and this is one mix you don’t want to mix. It’s one of those times you want to creep/trainspot over the CDJ display on every single track, and a lot of it is forthcoming music so – you heard it here first.

Peter Kirn - December 1, 2023

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