The most riveting, template-shifting music often comes from a state of displacement or transience, and the Luxembourg-based, Cape Verde-born ensemble Grupo Pilon is certainly no exception. Founded by second generation Cape Verde immigrants, Pilon’s music wasn’t rooted in Lisbon like many of their forebears, but in Western Europe. As a result, the band’s percussive synth-driven kuduro dance music breaks the rulebooks with its raw dexterity and sheer exuberance.
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