BLK JKS Abantu Before Humans


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BLK JKS are a seminal force in the South African underground. After an extended hiatus the Johannesburg foursome, championed by The Mars Volta and TV On The Radio (amongst many others), return with monster grooves meet guitar and brass driven afro-rock. Echoes of spiritual jazz, post-apocalyptic funk, renegade dub and kwaito. Features Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Touré and Beastie Boys accomplice Money Mark.

“This South African art-rock band traffics in complexity, cross-hatching not only rhythms and textures but also the signifiers of genre” – Nate Chinen (The New York Times)

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