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DJ Lycox

by Editor | 21st November 2017

Cutting edge Lisbon-based label PRÍNCIPE have recently signed DJ Lycox. Although they have previously focused on releasing artists from their own city (such as DJ Marfox, Nidia Minaj and DJ Nigga Fox) DJ Lycox is located in the suburbs of Paris. However, he’s contributing as much as his fellow label mates to put kuduro and […]

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Diron Animal

by Editor | 31st October 2017

Previously best known as the lead singer from kuduro fusion band Throes + The Shine, this month saw Diron Animal release his first solo album on Soundway. A raucous and flamboyant record on the surface, Alone also offers lyrical insight into Diron Animal’s upbringing in the Cazenga ghettos of Luanda, Angola. “Cazenga is a place […]

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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 tracks from that territory. Our latest Soundscape expedition takes us to Portugal, home of producer, […]

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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

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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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dj lycox

DJ Lycox

by Editor | 21st November 2017

Cutting edge Lisbon-based label PRÍNCIPE have recently signed DJ Lycox. Although they have previously focused on releasing artists from their own city (such as DJ Marfox, Nidia Minaj and DJ Nigga Fox) DJ Lycox is located in the suburbs of Paris. However, he’s contributing as much as his fellow label mates to put kuduro and […]

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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 …

Read full article