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Hot Chip Covers William Onyeabor's 'Atomic Bomb'

Hot Chip covers William Onyeabor 'Atomic Bomb' for Luaka Bop's 'WHAT?! - William Onyeabor Remixed' (due out on Record Store Day).


In the latest drop off of Luaka Bop and Moog's William Onyeabor remix/cover series (and forthcoming release), London dancefloor darlings Hot Chip reimagine Onyeabor's Cold War metaphor "Atomic Bomb" as heavenly-piped music, with frontman Alexis Taylor's signature ethereal voice at the fore. Look out for WHAT?! - William Onyeabor Remixed, featuring covers and remixes from Dragons of Zynth, Daphni, Javelin, the Vaccines and more, due out on vinyl on Record Store Day (April 19) and then on digital/CD (which you can pre-order on iTunes). Until then, listen to Hot Chip's "Atomic Bomb" cover below.

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How You Can Help Nigeria’s #EndSARS Protests

We round up some ways you can support the movement and its cause, no matter where you are in the world.

Widespread protests against Nigeria's notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are becoming more of a revolution. The movement is an outcry from youths demanding a general reform of the country, majorly characterized by poor governance, with a focus on the harassment and assaults committed by SARS. The movement has been raging through the city of Lagos for the past three weeks, as protesters home and abroad have taken to the streets in masses to express their keen dissatisfaction.

Hashtags like #EndSARS, #EndPoliceBrutality, and #EndBadGovernanceInNigeria have brandished across all social media platforms to amplify the voices of the youth people fighting back. These hashtags have, in turn, gained traction with the help of celebrities like singers Rihanna, Demi Lovato, and Beyoncé, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and many others. Nigerian stars, Falz, Runtown, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, and many more also joined in the movement, as many of them took to the streets with placards.

To date, the peacefully protesting Nigerians' needs have not been met. With said needs not being satisfied as they demand justice for lives lost due to the brutal and corrupt practices of police officers.

We have rounded up some ways you can support this movement and its cause, no matter where you are in the world.

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