The Congos

Woods share songs that inspired their new LP (listen)
Woods share songs that inspired their new LP (listen)
Woods' very good new album, City Sun Eater in the River of Light is out today and, as Andrew noted, the band bring in some new sounds and influences into their mossy folk-rock world this time. The band made a playlist for Flood Magazine featuring some of the artists and songs that influenced the new record, which includes a fair amount of reggae (The Congos, Toots & the Maytals, The Wailers),
Red Bull Music Academy reveals full NYC lineup (Oneohtrix, Lee Perry, Andy Stott, Laurel Halo, Skream, Le1f, Young Chop, Big Freedia, Pantha Du Prince, Congos/Sun Araw, more)
Sun Araw appearing on Stones Throw/Leaving comp, playing NYC w/ Ital, released live EP w/ The Congos (dates, streams)
Sun Araw appearing on Stones Throw/Leaving comp, playing NYC w/ Ital, released live EP w/ The Congos (dates, streams)
Sun Araw at BV-SXSW 2012 (more by Nate "Igor" Smith) Sun Araw and M. Geddes Gengras took part in one of 2012's most interesting (relatively) obscure releases with Icon Give Thank, a collaborative album with reggae legends/Lee "Scratch" Perry associates The Congos...
Sun Araw collaborated w/ The Congos, appearing at 3 events this weekend (including a film screening)
Sun Araw collaborated w/ The Congos, appearing at 3 events this weekend (including a film screening)
Sun Araw, M. Geddes Gengras, and The Congos - Speaking of Sun Araw (aka Cameron Stallone), he's part of the recently released ninth installment of Brooklyn label RVNG Intl's FRKWYS series, which brings together modern experimental artists and their influential forerunners to collaborate on an album...