Banda Magda and Innov Gnawa make list of Rising Artists You Need to Know

Comprised of members from across Morocco, but formed in New York, this collective is bringing the country’s gnawa sound to the Big Apple. But with features like that of “Bambro Koyo Ganda,” the standout cut from Bonobo’s Migration, it won’t be long before Innov Gnawa starts making rounds throughout the rest of the U.S.

How does one define the music of Banda Magda? If you browse through the collective’s Facebook biography, you get something like Brazilian bossa meets cinematic scoring meets French pop meets gypsy jazz meets samba. If you’ve ever wondered what exactly “world” music is, it’s probably Banda Magda. Click here to read the article