How Lost Synths Washed Ashore at Cabo Verde Created a Funk WaveHow Lost Synths Washed Ashore at Cabo Verde Created a Funk Wave

How Lost Synths Washed Ashore at Cabo Verde Created a Funk Wave

As the story goes, in 1968, a cargo ship packed with synthesizers was on its way to the world's first-ever electronic music exhibition in the Southern hemisphere. But on the day of departure, the ship with Moog, Korg, Rhodes, and Hammond synths mysteriously disappeared. Until villagers of Cabo Verde found one of the containers washed ashore—which set off a wave of afro-funk, groove-laden synth music, and cosmic sounds across the islands...

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December 21, 2023

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