MTMTMK

This duo – Malawian singer Esau Mwamwaya and Swedish-born producer Johan Hugo – are so well-suited to produce hipster accolades, they invite suspicion before you’ve heard a note. But MTMTMK dispels doubts, improving on the debut with bigger hooks – see “Rumbae,” a synth-lashed dance track fun (and dopey) enough to fit into David Guetta’s DJ sets.

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From The Archives Issue 1163: August 16, 2012