Audio: Nazareth & Roulet's Dark Kuduro 'Aegyptus' EP

Young Luandan producer NaZaretH propped into our radar recently for his remix of Batida's "Yumbala."  In Aegyptus, he teams up with Lisbon's Roulet for a joint EP that adds an ominous Western-electronic touch to the relentless percussions of kuduro. A Buraka Som Sistema and Batida enthusiast, NaZaretH "describes that his darker take on the sound resonates with the emotions of the Angolan civil war as much as it does with the rattling bass bins in the club." Stream the 6-song Aegyptus EP below.

AEGYPTUS download link on description xD by Roulet

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Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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