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Video: Throes & The Shine 'Batida'

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Portugal via Angolan duo The Shine get some distorted MIDI and guitar backing from Porto's Throes in "Batida" (above) and the older "Wild Rainbows" (below). The two camps combine to create aptly/simply labeled "kuduro rock" music. During its best moments, we really feel the genre concoction. At its worst, our inner ears are left a bit confused. But that's not necessarily a bad thing. (via TB)

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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Femi Kuti, RIMON, Joeboy, Makhalanjalo, Tayc and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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