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LISTENING POST: Sabatta — "Livin' The Life" (free download)

@sabatta New music from UK bredren Yinka Oyewole (above) and his band Sabatta. This is from an EP of sorts, roughly the first half of the forthcoming album Yinka Music Vol. 1: Sex Power Death. You may remember Sabatta and their song “Raw” from their appearance on the site’s first compilation, Boldaslove.us presents: Fire In The Dark. What’s great to hear is Yinka and crew’s development into stronger songwriters...

LISTENING POST: Sabatta — “No Permission”

...being, to his ode to Brooklyn and South London and everything in between. He returns today with the Know My Name EP, this time incarnated as the duo of himself and drummer Marialessia Dell’acqua. What’s cool is to hear Sabatta’s evolution. For this EP, Yinka and Mari have kept the rock, but dialed up the grungy soul even more. Expect lots of headnodding and toe-tapping under your headphones. Anyway, here’s our favorite track...

WATCH: Sabatta–“Middle of the Night”

We are always excited to find out about new music from bands we’ve covered over the years. Case in point: London grunge-soul rockers Sabatta, led by the irrepressible Yinka Oyewole. Actually, to be clear, this is a new video of the title track from the album of the same name that was released in 2015. You might want to be careful when and where you watch this one, as it’s a little on the NSFW side. The band describes the video as...
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LISTENING POST: Sabatta — "Raw"

...For those of you who haven't downloaded the compilation album yet, here's one of the tracks you're missing.  This time, we jump across the pond to London to check out the hard rock riffs of Yinka Oyewole (center) and his band Sabatta. "I'm raw/But I'm a human being" Indeed! Give it a spin here: Additional link: Sabatta official site Yinka's blog...

Yinka Oyewole — “(Sometimes These South London Streets Remind Me Of) Brooklyn”

@sabatta New music from Sabatta frontman Yinka Oyewole. Catchy and full of a good head-nod, this is a great song to kick off the weekend. Of the song, he writes: This is a song I wrote after several trips to Brooklyn, New York and specifically after the time I spent in the city in Summer 2011. It was an inspirational time and I was struck by the similarities I found between the parts of Brooklyn I stayed in – Crown Heights and...
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Neeeeeeeeexxxxxt!

...rn Again Virgins have teamed up with local activist/social group WOMAN (the Women of Montrose Action Network) for a good cause. On July 24th, BAV is part of a lineup playing to benefit Girls Rock Camp Houston.British rockers Sabatta will visit the states, stopping in Houston long enough to grace the stage with Peekaboo Theory for one night only on July 29th. Sabatta Frontman Yinka Oyewole I’ll make sure to get a Bold As Love exclusive while...
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My WRFB Playlist for December 7, 2010

...ree Brooklyn continued last night. Good to be back in the Bed-Stuy studio. Here’s a list of what I played (song/artist/album) : The Reins California King La Belle Epoque Rock Bridge (prod. by RJD2) Jean Grae Revelation Sabatta Yinka Music Vol 1 – Sex Power Death Mama Don’t Like My Man Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings I Learned the Hard Way (Bonus Version) When I Lay You Down Chocolate Genius Swansongs Davey Rockit Pigeon John...