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Which one comedian Jason Mantzoukas and not an indie singer-songwriter?
Which one comedian Jason Mantzoukas and not an indie singer-songwriter?
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watch Jason Mantzoukas talk Destroyer, MBV, Hop Along & more music/movies

Jason talks music, movies and TV in Amoeba Records' "What's in My Bag?" series.

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Konono No.1 bandleader Augustin Mawangu Mingiedi has died

Augustin took over as bandleader when his father, Konono No.1 founder Mingiedi Mawangu, died in 2015. His son, Makonda, will now take his place.

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Congolese band Mbongwana Star played Coachella (pics), playing SummerStage in August

Congolese band Mbongwana Star are currently in the U.S. for appearances at Coachella and you can check out a set of pictures from their Weekend 1, Day 1 set in this post. The band made a splash with their debut album, From Kinasha, which is a joyous representation of their "new style" sound, self-described as "space ipno afro punk rock electro !!! style"...

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Konono N°1 releasing new album in April (listen to “Um Nzonzing”)

Legendary Congolese band team up with Portuguese producer Batida for the sixth installment of the "Congotronics" series.

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the 2010 Celebrate Brooklyn African Festival in pics (Konono No 1, Omar Pene & Super Diamono, more)

Konono No. 1 headlined the free annual Celebrate Brooklyn African Festival in Prospect Park on Saturday, July 17th. Other free music in Brooklyn that day included Siren Fest and Jelly's party at the Rock Yard...

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Konono No 1 on tour (African Fest Saturday, a show w/ Javelin Sunday) , on the ‘Raise Hope For Congo’ comp

"Our annual celebration of African music, food and culture builds to an ecstatic crescendo with the distortion-fueled trance music of Congolese thumb-piano wizards Konono No...

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Celebrate Brooklyn’s 2010 Prospect Park concert lineup

Celebrate Brooklyn '09 (more by Chris La Putt)

The Celebrate Brooklyn series' 2010 schedule is out. Check out the free (or $3 suggested donation) shows that will be happening at Prospect Park this summer below...

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Konono #1, Sonic Youth & Norah Jones playing free shows in Prospect Park this year

Sonic Youth @ Battery Park in 2008 (more by Jason Bergman)

The schedule for Celebrate Brooklyn series in Prospect Park hasn't been announced in full yet...

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Konono No.1 returns w/ a new album & 2010 tour dates

"Assume Crash Position" is the new album from Congolese street band Konono No.1, the fourth volume in the Congotronics series from Crammed Discs...

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Bjork @ United Palace Theater, NYC – pics & stream

In case you were wondering what Bjork was wearing at United Palace Satuday night (May 5, 2007)...

Compare that with her outfits at Radio City and Coachella...

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