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  • The 405 meets Sinkane: "It's taken us all over the world."
  • Behind the Scenes with Yumi Zouma in Los Angeles
  • The 405 meets Pearl Charles
  • In Photos: The 405 at Pitchfork Festival 2015
  • The 405 meets Sinkane: "It's taken us all over the world."
  • Behind the Scenes with Yumi Zouma in Los Angeles
  • The 405 meets Pearl Charles
  • In Photos: The 405 at Pitchfork Festival 2015
  • The 405 meets Sinkane: "It's taken us all over the world."

    by Rob Hakimian, 03 August 2015

    When I call Ahmed Gallab, he has just finished breakfast on his final day in London, where he has been rehearsing with his band ahead of their performance at WOMAD festival. Actually, that should be both bands and performances plural, as Ahmed is not only the leader of City Slang's African-tinged electro-pop outfit Sinkane, but the musical coordinator of the Atomic Bomb! Band, who play the music of William Onyeabor. [read more]

  • Behind the Scenes with Yumi Zouma in Los Angeles

    by The 405, 03 August 2015

    The 405's Rozette Rago spent some time with the excellent Yumi Zouma in London for our latest Behind The Scenes feature. Check out the full gallery right here. [read more]

  • The 405 meets Pearl Charles

    by Jennifer Jonson, 30 July 2015

    Charles is far from a nostalgia act. Her self-titled debut EP, slated for release this week via SoCal cassette moguls Burger Records, is a uniquely lush amalgam of psych-folk and country rock. [read more]

  • In Photos: The 405 at Pitchfork Festival 2015

    by The 405, 30 July 2015

    For this year's Pitchfork Festival in Chicago, HoJun Yu and Serge Levin went snap-happy, taking in all the sights, sounds and pizza they were offered. From Ought to Freddie Gibbs, I think you'll agree they did a great job. [read more]