Episode 116: Ibeyi

“Deathless”

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The band Ibeyi is made up of twin sisters Naomi Diaz and Lisa-Kaindé Diaz. When they were only teenagers, they were signed to a record deal by Richard Russell, who had previously signed artists like Adele and Vampire Weekend to his label, XL. He also co-produces their records. In this episode, Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé take apart their 2017 song “Deathless,” featuring Kamasi Washington.

You can get “Deathless” on iTunes.

Step inside the stems of “Deathless” with this new project from Song Exploder and Google called Inside Music. Visit g.co/insidemusic on your computer, mobile device, or with your VR headset, and you can experience the song in a whole new, interactive way.

Illustration by Carlos Lerma.

footnotes
Miguel “Angá” Díaz
Buena Vista Social Club
Kamasi Washington
Nina Simone

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