Blog July 31, 2012
Buraka Som Sistema Kicks Off Tour & Drops Hot New Track
The Portuguese electronic dance group Buraka Som Sistema, who are known for fusing high powered techno and dance beats while still keeping Angolan-born kuduro alive, have dropped a new track. The song "Peaches" comes on the heels of a U.S. tour that started off yesterday. The group released their 2nd LP, Komba late last year. Afropop Editor Saxon Baird wrote about the album for Prefixmag stating, "here the four clearly have their eyes and ears on a number of progressive styles and artists across the global south and have successfully included them into their aggressive electronic approach to club music." Here is a list of their North American tour dates for this summer! July 31st - Fortune Sound, Vancouver, Canada Aug 2nd- The Independent, San Francisco, USA Aug 3rd-Hard Summer, Los Angeles, USA Aug 4th-Hard Toronto, Toronto, Canada Aug 4th-Osheaga Festival, Montreal, Canada Aug 9th-Grand Central, Miami, USA Aug 10th-Webster Hall, NYC, USA Aug 11th-Sala Blackberry, Mexico City, MX And check out their new track, "Peaches"- You will be dancing to this one for days...