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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Albums

EU08022 Sinkane - Color Voice album art Sinkane Color Voice (Album) Emergency Umbrella Records EU08022 US 2008 Sell This Version
EU09028 Sinkane - Sinkane album art Sinkane Sinkane (Album) Emergency Umbrella Records EU09028 US 2009 Sell This Version
2350 Sinkane - Mars album art Sinkane Mars (Album) DFA 2350 US 2012 Sell This Version
DFA2445 Sinkane - Mean Love album art Sinkane Mean Love (Comp, Album) City Slang DFA2445 US 2014 Sell This Version
Slang50115 Sinkane - Life & Livin' It  album art Sinkane Life & Livin' It (Album) City Slang Slang50115 Europe 2017 Sell This Version
SLANG50212LP Sinkane - Dépaysé album art Sinkane Dépaysé (Album) City Slang SLANG50212LP UK 2019 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none Sinkane - Runnin' album art Sinkane Runnin' (Single) Phonica Records Special Editions none 2012 Sell This Version
Slang 50036PR Sinkane - Making Time album art Sinkane Making Time(CDr, Single, Promo) City Slang Slang 50036PR UK & Europe 2013 Sell This Version
DFA 2371 Sinkane - Making Time / Warm Spell album art Sinkane Making Time / Warm Spell(12") DFA DFA 2371 UK 2013 Sell This Version
Slang50051LP Sinkane - Jeeper Creeper album art Sinkane Jeeper Creeper(12", Ltd) City Slang Slang50051LP Germany 2013 Sell This Version
none Sinkane - Warm Spell (Remixes) album art Sinkane Warm Spell (Remixes)(4xFile, FLAC, MP3, Single) DFA none 2013
Slang50068PS Sinkane - How We Be album art Sinkane How We Be (Single) DFA Slang50068PS UK 2014 Sell This Version
Slang50068RS Sinkane - Hold Tight album art Sinkane Hold Tight (Single) City Slang Slang50068RS 2014 Sell This Version
SLANG50086P Sinkane - Mean Dub album art Sinkane x Peaking Lights Sinkane x Peaking Lights - Mean Dub (EP, Single) City Slang SLANG50086P UK 2015 Sell This Version
DFA2469DIG, SLANG50068DXEU Sinkane - New Name (Remixes) album art Sinkane New Name (Remixes) (Single) DFA, City Slang DFA2469DIG, SLANG50068DXEU US 2015
OGen064 Sinkane - Emilie / Emanuel album art 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
none Sinkane - Telephone album art Sinkane Telephone(CDr, Single, Promo) City Slang none UK 2017 Sell This Version
none Sinkane - Everybody album art Sinkane Everybody(CDr, Single, Promo) City Slang none UK 2019 Sell This Version
SB033 Sinkane - Gettin' Weird (Alive At Spacebomb Studios) album art Sinkane Gettin' Weird (Alive At Spacebomb Studios) (EP) Spacebomb Records SB033 US 2020 Sell This Version