Tag Archives: Daphni

Sinkane: From Sudan to the USA – The Birth of a Global Star

Having paid his dues sitting behind the drum kit for Caribou, Of Montreal, Born Ruffians and Eleanor Friedberger of Fiery Furnaces fame, the Sudanese born Ahmed Gallab has gone solo under his Sinkane moniker. Technically the man had been operating under Sinkane since 2008, when his debut album Color Voice was released on Emergency Umbrella Records. But […]

Shangaan Electro Gets Released on Jialong: We Chat to Label Boss Dan Snaith

First Honest Jons went crazy for Shangaan Electro and know it’s boutique dance label Jialong’s turn. The  label run by Dan Snaith, the mastermind behind last year’s fantastic Daphni record and the band Caribou, has cottoned on to the Shangaan Electro Styling’s of South Africa’s Richard Mthetwa AKA Nozinja. Jialong recently released two tracks Heke Heke and […]