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Listen to our February picks in this month’s Mosiki Mixtape

What a month! Ramsha, a Toronto-based ambient artist, released her second major EP after 2015’s excellent ‘Daastanemarg’. Karachi artists and members of the Foreversouth Collective Block-2 and JOFU have released a short two-track EP ‘shrap’. Other notable singles from Dynoman, Cheeems, Spirare, Cheemgadar, Saad Aslam Ali and many more. Let’s dive in. PS Sorry if…

Cheemgadar dials up the weirdness on Adambezaar Part 1 and 2

Here's a claim, but I'll stand beside it: Cheemgadar is an evident postmodernist. He flips quickly and easily from real honesty and vulnerability on 'Endless Summer' to this two-parter 'Adambezaar', with an artwork of a stock party emoji with watermarks. Like most postmodern culture, any real feeling has to be immediately undercut with an ironic…

Endless Summer – Cheemgadar

There's the implicit joke of calling a song 'Endless Summer' and giving it an artwork of frosty phallus trees but, under the snow cover, there's a real sense of loss here. Looking back on something that felt infinite, Hyder Cheema surrounds Nienke Van Schalkwijk's cutting voice wth icy, twinkling synths, capturing something as trivial and…