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Artist spotlight: Rainbow Arabia September 15, 2008

Posted by ashiah in Music.
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Everyone’s buzzing about the new husband/wife duo from Los Angeles and after listening to “Omar K,” I can definitely understand why. Using a unique blend of native African sounds (you know, the cheap stock sounds you usually hear in spas) that quickly morph into something almost intergalactic in its bizarre other worldliness. It’s raw, it’s tribal and simply brimming with eclectic energy. I’m absolutely in love with Basta EP, and I’m currently on a worldwide campaign to make sure everyone feels the same. Below is a clip of “Omar K,” which you can also hear on their Myspace.
http://www.fileden.com/files/2008/7/23/2016138/01%20-%20omar%20k.mp3″

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