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"I was very influenced to sing more in Arabic and to express my Sudanese identity much more confrontationally and much more honestly," Ahmed Gallab of Sinkane says. Daniel Dorsa/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sinkane Harnesses Hope For Sudan In 'Dépaysé' Album

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Clockwise from upper left: Lizzo, Leonard Cohen, Sinkane, Rubblebucket, Ty Segall Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: The Songs Remain The Same, But All The Meanings Have Changed

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02Yacha (Peaking Lights Dub Mix)

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    Yacha (Peaking Lights Dub Mix)
    Album
    Mean Dub EP
    Artist
    Sinkane x Peaking Lights
    Label
    DFA Records
    Released
    2015

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Sinkane's new album, Mean Love, is out now. Martine Carlson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sinkane Makes Music For An Open World

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Sinkane's new album, Mean Love, comes out Sept. 2. Martine Carlson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Robert Plant, a young Jeff Tweedy, Sinkane, Sarah Jaffe, The Juan MacLean. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Robert Plant, Jeff Tweedy, Sarah Jaffe, Sinkane, The Bug, More

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