Bubblin' Up: Kareful
One of wave's most in-demand artists muses on his career, the wave scene's successes, and what's on the horizon.

“Actually nearly all my friends are into techno,” begins an earnest Jude Leigh-Kaufman, better known to his legion of online followers as Kareful. “Still, there’s time to convert everyone to wave yet,…

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A Hundred Birds Georgia

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