Sinkane

Real Name:
Ahmed Abdullahi Gallab
Profile:
Sinkane (born Ahmed Gallab in London, England) is a musician who blends krautrock, prog rock, electronica, free jazz and funk rock with Sudanese pop. He is signed to DFA Records. Born to college professors in London, he lived in Sudan, then moved to the US when he was five, and lived for some time in Kent, Ohio followed by Columbus, Ohio. Prior to embarking on his solo career, he worked with Eleanor Friedberger, Caribou, of Montreal, Born Ruffians, and Yeasayer as a session musician. Ahmed Gallab is the Band Leader and Music Director of the Atomic Bomb! Band which plays the music of Nigerian Electro-Funk Legend William Onyeabor. The group includes David Byrne (of Talking Heads), Money Mark (of the Beastie Boys), Damon Albarn (of Blur and Gorillaz), Dev Hynes (aka Blood Orange and Lightspeed Champion), Alexis Taylor (of Hot Chip), Charles Lloyd, Amadou and Mariam, Jamie Lidell, Pharoah Sanders, Joshua Redman, among many many others.
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EU08022 Color Voice — Sinkane Sinkane Color Voice (Album) Emergency Umbrella Records EU08022 US 2008 Sell This Version
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EUM09028, EU 09028 Sinkane — Sinkane Sinkane Sinkane (Album) Emergency Umbrella Records EUM09028, EU 09028 US 2009 Sell This Version
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2350 Mars — Sinkane Sinkane Mars (Album) DFA 2350 US 2012 Sell This Version
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DFA2445 Mean Love — Sinkane Sinkane Mean Love (Comp, Album) City Slang DFA2445 US 2014 Sell This Version
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Slang50115 Life & Livin' It  — Sinkane Sinkane Life & Livin' It (Album) City Slang Slang50115 Europe 2017 Sell This Version
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SLANG50212LP Dépaysé — Sinkane Sinkane Dépaysé (Album) City Slang SLANG50212LP UK 2019 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

none Runnin' — Sinkane Sinkane Runnin' (Single) Phonica Records Special Editions none 2012 Sell This Version
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Slang 50036PR Making Time — Sinkane Sinkane Making Time(CDr, Single, Promo) City Slang Slang 50036PR UK & Europe 2013 Sell This Version
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DFA 2371 Making Time / Warm Spell — Sinkane Sinkane Making Time / Warm Spell(12") DFA DFA 2371 UK 2013 Sell This Version
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Slang50051LP Jeeper Creeper — Sinkane Sinkane Jeeper Creeper(12", Ltd) City Slang Slang50051LP Germany 2013 Sell This Version
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none Warm Spell (Remixes) — Sinkane Sinkane Warm Spell (Remixes)(4xFile, FLAC, MP3, Single) DFA none 2013
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Slang50068PS How We Be — Sinkane Sinkane How We Be (Single) DFA Slang50068PS UK 2014 Sell This Version
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Slang50068RS Hold Tight — Sinkane Sinkane Hold Tight (Single) City Slang Slang50068RS 2014 Sell This Version
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SLANG50086P Mean Dub — Sinkane Sinkane x Peaking Lights Sinkane x Peaking Lights - Mean Dub (EP, Single) City Slang SLANG50086P UK 2015 Sell This Version
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DFA2469DIG, SLANG50068DXEU New Name (Remixes) — Sinkane Sinkane New Name (Remixes) (Single) DFA, City Slang DFA2469DIG, SLANG50068DXEU US 2015
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OGen064 Emilie / Emanuel — Sinkane Sinkane Featuring The Charlatans / Laura Cantrell Featuring The Charlatans Sinkane Featuring The Charlatans / Laura Cantrell Featuring The Charlatans - Emilie / Emanuel(7", Single, Ltd, Yel) O Genesis OGen064 UK & Europe 2015 Sell This Version
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none Telephone — Sinkane Sinkane Telephone(CDr, Single, Promo) City Slang none UK 2017 Sell This Version
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none Everybody — Sinkane Sinkane Everybody(CDr, Single, Promo) City Slang none UK 2019 Sell This Version
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SB033 Gettin' Weird (Alive At Spacebomb Studios) — Sinkane Sinkane Gettin' Weird (Alive At Spacebomb Studios) (EP) Spacebomb Records SB033 US 2020 Sell This Version
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none Christmas Wrapping — Sinkane Sinkane Christmas Wrapping(File, MP3, Single, 320) Not On Label (Sinkane Self-released) none USA, Canada & UK 2020