Alana Sinkey of Cosmosoul - further evidence mashups can be beautiful.

Cosmosoul – In Session At RNE Radio 3 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

Alana Sinkey of Cosmosoul - further evidence mashups can be beautiful.

Alana Sinkey of Cosmosoul – further evidence mashups can be beautiful.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Cosmosoul – In Session At RNE Radio 3 – Radio Nacional España – January 15, 2014

Staying in Madrid this week for another session, this time by Cosmosoul, a band consisting of members from Madrid, Naples, Lagos Nigeria and Guinea-Bissau. A true musical mashup and the results are a sensational and seamless stew of five cultures. Together since 2010, and with their first album, Sunrise, recorded and released a year later, Cosmosoul have already captured a lot of attention from audiences and critics alike. Winning the 2012 Gilles Award for Best Black Music Group and acknowledged as one of the major up-and-coming Soul/R&B/Funk outfits in Madrid, Cosmosoul have scored very highly for being together such a short period of time. And the luxuriant, sensual vocals of Alana Sinkey cast a hypnotic spell over the entire proceedings – the perfect icing on the wondrous cake.

Tonight it’s a session from RNE Radio 3, as part of their daily Los Conciertos de Radio 3 program. Broadcast on January 15th (just last week), here is a taste of a band you will no doubt be hearing a lot from in the coming months.

This one you don’t need to dance to – just let it happen on its own. More gems tomorrow.

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