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Delicate Steve

Delicate Steve Releases 'Live in Las Vegas,' Embarks on North American Tour >>

Delicate Steve, created by New Jersey-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Steve Marion, has announced a North American tour and the release of their first live album, 'Live in Las Vegas.' On March 3, Delicate Steve released 'Live in Las Vegas' as a “pay what you will” download from the group's Bandcamp page. Since the album has been released, the band will embark on an extensive North American tour, which is set to begin in Philadelphia.

William Onyeabor

William Onyeabor Does 1st Radio Interview with BBC >>

William Onyeabor spoke about his newest LP in his first radio interview with BBC Radio 6. Throughout the past week, BBC Radio 6 aired a series of segments from elusive electronic artist William Onyeabor’s first radio interview conducted by Lauren Laverne. In the interview, Onyeabor discusses his plans for a new album to be released by Luaka Bop. “I’m sending out another LP now, but this time around I’m talking strictly about Jesus Christ. It will come to you through my men from the U.S., from New York [Luaka Bop],” he said. This interview comes at an exciting time for Onyeabor, whose complete discography box set was named “Best New Reissue” with a 9.0-rating from Pitchfork. Onyeabor is a bit of a mystery to the music world. Following the eight albums Onyeabor self-released between 1978 and 1985, he became a born-again Christian, refusing to speak about himself or his music again.

William Onyeabor

David Byrne's Luaka Bop Record Label Turns 25 with William Onyeabor Box Set Re-Release, Performances in front of Museum, Central Park's Modern Sky Festival >>

In continuation of David Byrne’s Luaka Bop record label’s 25th anniversary, the entire catalogue of William Onyeabor will be released on Nov. 18. The two-part box set captures the synth-funk pioneer’s work from 1978 to 1985. The set also includes previously unreleased remixes by Peaking Lights on “Body and Soul” and Man Tear on “Love Me Now.”

William Onyeabor

David Byrne's Luaka Bop Record Label Celebrates 25 Years with Modern Sky Festival >>

The futuristic Afro-punk sounds of "Atomic Bomb! Who is William Onyeabor?" will make an appearance in Central Park Oct. 4 for the Modern Sky Festival as part of record label Luaka Bop’s 25th birthday party.

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