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Studio Bros pay homage to ‘Kapiro’ in last summer’s afrobeat anthem

by Editor | 5th June 2018

Studio Bros are Famifox and Nunex, two friends hailing from Lisbon who are also known by the name ‘Alto Nivel Produções’. Their first release, Kapiro, pays homage to the homonymous Angolan DJ and it rapidly became the afrobeat anthem of summer 2017. ​Supported by the likes of Djeff Afrozilla, Boddhi Satva and Kapiro himself, these two guys are […]

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bonaventure

Bonaventure: an exhilarating and expressive form of protest

by Editor | 11th May 2018

SHAPE Platform is a pan-European initiative designed to give the underground music scene exposure on its own terms. The SHAPE Class of 2018 is as exciting as you’d imagine, which is why we’re showcasing picks from this year’s selection every Friday… Bonaventure is the second NON WORLDWIDE member to feature as part of our #SHAPEFridays series […]

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WULFFLUW XCIV

Don’t sleep on WulffluW XCIV’s head-spinning, globetrotting debut

by Editor | 24th April 2018

Ever since internet access was globalised, artists such as Russia’s WulffluW XCIV have found beautiful ways to connect with like-minded individuals, resulting in net labels, collectives, collaborative albums and many other forms of creation. WulffluW XCIV’s debut LP We Are All From Earth is a celebration of this network, featuring artists from six different countries combining to present […]

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Seres Produções is a MusicMap favourite. The Angolan/Portuguese label is a truly cross-cultural connection, bringing Southern African rhythms and styles into the European circuit with credibility and electrifying enthusiasm. Rosario has been a long time producer on the Afro House/Kuduro scene. Initially …

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Seres Produções

by Editor

At the heart of the Kuduro and Afro-House scene lies Seres Produções. The Angola-based label was started in 2002 by CEO DJ Satelite, whose co-production work on the record ‘Estado Maior do Kuduro dos Lambas’ won him attention, stellar reviews, and has been cited as the first album to sell over 10,000 copies in the …

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studio bros

Studio Bros pay homage to ‘Kapiro’ in last summer’s afrobeat anthem

by Editor | 5th June 2018

Studio Bros are Famifox and Nunex, two friends hailing from Lisbon who are also known by the name ‘Alto Nivel Produções’. Their first release, Kapiro, pays homage to the homonymous Angolan DJ and it rapidly became the afrobeat anthem of summer 2017. ​Supported by the likes of Djeff Afrozilla, Boddhi Satva and Kapiro himself, these two guys are […]

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Soundscape 008: Nery (Portugal)

by Editor | 27th June 2017

MusicMap’s ‘Soundscape’ series is the easiest way to keep up with local music scenes and global trends. Every couple of weeks we visit a different country and ask a local artist to serve up a mix of the best new …

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