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July 3, 2019

by Joe Biglin Foreign Correspondent Music

Otoboke Beaver | Itekoma Hits

Otoboke Beaver: What is an all-female Japanese punk outfit from Kyoto? Itekoma Hits: What is a compilation of new tracks plus singles and EPs from the past few years serving as their latest album? Pretty fucking hard: How “hard” does this quartet go? In…

July 3, 2019
by Sam C. Mac Foreign Correspondent Music

Youssou N’Dour | History

Youssou N’Dour has always been a huge personality — as has been expressed through both his music and his status as a public figure and unofficial cultural ambassador for Senegal. But the last decade of his life has seen the icon up his profile…

July 3, 2019
by Ryo Miyauchi Foreign Correspondent Music

Tricot | Repeat

Tricot pack a lot of musical ideas into a single song — and they unwind or abruptly pause their guitar playing, all based on a sense of intuition. However, the band also prizes economy on their latest five-track EP, a set that’s tightly sequenced…

July 3, 2019
by Paul Attard Foreign Correspondent Music

Maluma | 11:11

Maluma is currently having ‘a moment’ on the global stage — but not exactly in his home country, where he’s been having a moment since 2015, with two diamond selling records and several Top 10 Latin Billboard hits. And unlike that other really huge…

July 3, 2019
by InRO Staff Feature Articles Music

Foreign Correspondent | Issue 4

In an effort to reboot our music coverage, In Review Online has launched some monthly features devoted to reviewing new album releases. One such feature is Foreign Correspondent, a survey of new releases from the international music world — which, going forward, will now be published…

July 3, 2019
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