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Seventh album from London-born, New York-based Ahmad Gallub merges Afro-funk, soul and krautrock

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  1. 9.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Dépaysé is the sound of our major cities, the sound that humans make when they champion their history and choose their own future, whether their leaders like it or not. It is now more needed than ever. Rejoice in it
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  2. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    With it’s sunny dance-inducing rhythms being released at the beginning of the summer, listening to Sinkane’s new record is undeniably a great way to begin the season
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  3. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    On his new release Dépaysé, Sinkane puts the justified outrage over the US Muslim travel ban and systemic discrimination in general to music
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  4. 8.0 |   The Independent

    It’s their most poppy and psychedelic-leaning work to date, bursting with colour and fuelled by a multicultural band featuring Elenna Canlas on keys and backing vocals, and Ish Montgomery on bass
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  5. 7.0 |   All Music

    It's Gallab's unfailingly straightforward vocal delivery that provides some of the biggest juxtapositions in his music: the rich palette of soulful musical styles he draws from is often at odds with his strangely plain American diction
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  6. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Though Depayse's lyrics are often weighty, the music is energetic and raw, a contrast that speaks to the immigrant experience writ large. Print edition only

  7. 6.0 |   Exclaim

    Dépaysé is for fans of Sinkane; new listeners might stop for a minute to appreciate the vibe before moving on
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