Hip-hop, twee pop, neo-Krautrock, and more
Extra Golden, Boban and Marko Markovic, Fleet Foxes, and a Hawk and a Hacksaw play a free preview of the Pitchfork Music Festival at Millennium Park on Thursday at 6:30.
Crossing America, with Kenyans
A song in praise of Kenyan opposition leader Raila “Agwambo” Odinga, written before the recent election violence, finally sees release as the prospect of peace begins to brighten.
The U.S. members of Extra Golden solicit aid for their suffering Kenyan bandmates.
A terrific new album by Opiyo Bilongo of Extra Golden introduces Americans to the pleasures of Kenyan benga music.