Toppa Top 21: 21 Artists To Watch For 2014

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January 27, 2014


19. Kuenta i Tambu (KiT)
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Kuenta i Tambuโ€” KiT for shortโ€”caught our attention this spring with “Jackhammer,” which set a diatribe against bad dancing from vocalistย Diamanta von Lieschdeck against the fusion of Dutch Caribbean rhythms and electronic sounds they’ve dubbed “Tambutronic.” The groupโ€”which is based in Amsterdam, but has its roots in Curacaoโ€” just dropped their debut LP, also called Tambutronic, this month, and plan to tour globally later this year following successful appearances at NYC’s Globalfest, Aruba’s Caribbean Sea Jazz fest and other festival gigs. โ€”Jesse Serwer