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TND:Chillwave / Ghana Special Interview
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12/13/2009
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This week, chillwave and Ghanaian highlife.

 

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57:48 minutes (53.43 MB)
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Ghana's highlife music scene was facing a lot of change in the 60s and 70s. Music from around the world influenced artists to incorporate soul, funk, reggae, and more into this upbeat style of music. A new compilation, Ghana Special, documents this musical movement, and we've got an interview with the compilation's creator, Miles Cleret.

We're also taking a look at 2009's most blogged genre of music: chillwave. Why was it popular? What does it sound like? I've heard almost every artist with this label, and I'm still not sure.


 
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