SINKANE announces Spring 2015 tour

SINKANE announces Spring 2014 tour incl XOYO show. Busy P remix of "New Name"

After recently finishing of his UK tour, Sinkane AKA Ahmed Gallab & his band set the tone for 2015, confirming a world tour which will see him return to the UK in April – dates below.

He has also shared a remix of his current radio single ‘New Name’ by French DJ, producer & Daft Punk manager Busy P.

2014 has been a busy year for Sinkane, first touring the world for his work as music director for the ‘ATOMIC BOMB! The Music of William Onyeabor’, and then in the latter half of the year, for his own music.

‘Mean Love’, released in September via City Slang (DFA in the US), saw Sinkane bowl over critics with his distinctive blend of sounds. From Gallab’s childhood in Sudan there is a Pan-African influence of popular Sudanese music and haqibah, as well as distinct horn and synth arrangements more common to East Africa. This background merges with the lessons learned from Ahmed‘s stints with obsessive craftsmen such as Caribou, Yeasayer and Of Montreal, and especially the monumental task he underwent as musical director of ‘ATOMIC BOMB! The Music of William Onyeabor.’

Sinkane 2015 tour dates:

31 Chicago, IL @ Schubas Tavern w/ Numero DJs

9 New York, NY @ Highline Ballroom w/ Neneh Cherry

12 Baltimore, MD @ Creative Alliance
13 Arden, DE @ Gild Hall
14 Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse
17 Boston, MA @ Cafe 939
18 Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
19 South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
20 Portland, ME @ Space Gallery
21 Portsmouth, NH @ The Music Hall Loft

12 Atlanta, GA @ The Earl – DJ set w/ Quantic
13 Washington, DC @ Tropicalia – DJ set w/ Quantic
14 Miami, FL @ Bardot Miami – DJ set w/ Quantic
19 Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall – DJ set w/ Quantic
21 Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory – DJ set w/ Quantic
26 Reims, FR @ La Cartonnerie
27 Nancy, FR @ L’Autre Canal
28 Zurich, SE @ m4Music Fest
29 Milan, IT @ Biko Club
30 Clermont Ferrand, FR @ La Coop de Mai

1 Angers, FR @ Chabada
2 Cognac, FR @ West Rock
3 Rochelle, FR @ La Sirene
4 Vannes, FR @ Echonova
5 Paris, FR @ La Maroquinerie
7 Ris Orangis, FR @ La Plan
8 Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso
9 Brussels @ AB
10 Groningen, NL @ Oosterpoort
13 Leicester @ The Musician
14 London, UK @ XOYO

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