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Flamingods

A genre-defying tribal pop/experimental worldbeat clothing with origins in both Britain and Bahrain, Flamingods’ dizzying mixture of traditional African and Middle Eastern music, psych-folk, and prog falls someplace among the Avalanches, Konono Nº1, Animal Collective, and Goat. Shaped in Bahrain this year 2010 by Kamal Rasool, Sam Rowe, Charles Prest, Karthik Poduval, and Craig Doporto, the group released some EPs before liberating its debut full-length recording, Sunlight, in 2013 via British indie Art Can be Hard. A big change in U.K. visa laws and regulations led to Rasool having to move back again to Bahrain soon after graduating from school, therefore the quintet started working remotely, interacting their tips via examples and snippets on the web. The outcomes from those exchanges made an appearance on the 2014 sophomore outing, Hyperborea, that was released by Welsh label Form. In 2016 the music group inked a cope with British-based Soundway Information and started work on a fresh LP. The causing Majesty dropped the next year.

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