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Sinkane / Dépaysé
Album:Dépaysé Collection:General
Artist:Sinkane Added:Jan 2020
Label:City Slang 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2020-01-29 Pull Date:2020-05-13 
Week Ending:Mar 15Mar 8Mar 1Feb 23Feb 16Feb 9Feb 2

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 09, 2021:I Like to Dance: Shake Off Your Pants (rebroadcast from Nov 9, 2021)
The Searching
4.May 02, 2020:Hanging in the bone yard
2.Nov 09, 2021:I Like to Dance: Shake Off Your Pants
The Searching
5.Mar 12, 2020:The Run-Away Radio show
The Searching
3.Oct 26, 2021:I Like to Dance: Shake Off Your Pants
On Being
6.Mar 06, 2020:KZSU Training Hour
The Searching

Album Review
DJ Postnatal
Reviewed 2020-01-26 
Moving, funky, upbeat, fierce. Sinkane is at it again, this time with a cohesive message coming through. On City Slang’s site, he writes about his process as an American, an immigrant, a musician in the Trump era: “Dépaysé is a French word that basically means ‘to be removed from one’s habitual surroundings.’ By extension, it means to be disoriented, homeless. That's a feeling I relate to very much in these times — and I don’t think I’m the only one who feels this way.” Play and get connected.

RIYL Petite Noir, Mulatu Astatke, Sequoyah Murray
FCC clean
Recommended tracks: 3, 8, 4, 7, 1

1. (4:23) * Up-tempo male/female vox brassy party banger build-up, with some tacky electric guitar and spacey synth.
2. (3:19) Midtempo with a punctuated tambourine beat and funky electric guitar breakdown. Falsetto all about loving everybody.
3. (5:52) * Urgent, pleading minor-key with a danceable drumline and hurrying female backup vox. Gorgeous.
4. (5:11) * Punctuated rocker about his home being under attack. Slower, swirling keys with energetic guitar solo and choral harmonies. “Where do I belong?”
5. (3:14) Jangly, twangy ode to his dual identity, Sudanese and American, and those who’ve helped him before and along the way. Short and sweet.
6. (3:15) Uptempo funky punctuated beat.
7. (5:22) * Smooth, funky wawa love song anthem about the stress of dual identities.
8. (5:50) * Uptempo rocker with his classic sound of electric guitar, urgent drums, and sweet harmonies. Doing his mama proud.
9. (4:08) Sweet, jangly 2-4 beat. Echoing synth giving an island-time feel.

Track Listing
1.Everybody 5.Ya Sudan
2.Everyone 6.Stranger
3.On Being 7.Be Here Now
4.Dépaysé 8.The Searching