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Ibeyi Cover Jay Electronica's 'Better In Tune With The Infinite' + Fall Tour Dates

Watch Ibeyi cover Jay Electronica's "Better In Tune With The Infinite" and catch them on their fall tour.


XL Recordings' new French-Cuban duo Ibeyi  follow their recent soul-wrenching single "Mama Says" with an acoustic cover of Jay Electronica’s "Better In Tune With The Infinite." Their soulful interpretation, a one-take live recording that took place during their debut album's recording sessions, displays the Yoruba doom soul sisters' now distinctive sonic palette — a sublime combination of piano, voice, cajón and batas. The Paris-based twins have also just announced a series of live tour dates in October and November, which will include a batch of European show and Ibeyi’s first trip to the U.S., with performances scheduled in New York City on November 18 and Los Angeles on November 20. Watch Ibeyi's live cover of Jay Electronica and see their full fall tour dates below.

IBEYI EUROPEAN & U.S. FALL TOUR DATES

October 7th La Cigale, Paris, France (supporting Asa)

October 23rd Courtyard Theatre, London, UK

October 30th JazzOnze, Lausanne, Switzerland (Free Show)

October 31st Kasern, Bale, Croatia

November 3rd Hostess Weekender Festival, Tokyo, Japan

November 7th Salle Daniel Ferry, Nanterre, France (with Sandra Nkake)

November 10th Astra, Berlin (supporting Chet Faker), Germany

November 12th Les Inrocks Festival (supporting Damon Albarn), Paris, France (SOLD OUT)

November 13th Vondelkerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands

November 18th Joe’s Pub, New York, USA

November 20th Hotel Café, Los Angeles, USA

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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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