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Rio 2016 Olympics closing ceremony: Super Mario and samba – as it happened

Rio 2016 Olympics closing ceremony: Super Mario and samba – as it happened
The final Olympics medal table and results for the GamesCheck out our new Instagram account 2.47am BST Big firework, bigger firework, very big firework ... BIGGEST FIREWORK. And we are done. A joyful end to the Games, once Bach and the suits slunk off. And the ceremony is done. Good night, and thank you for reading. It’s been a fun Games on the sporting side of things, but then again it’s the Olympics - when isn’t it? 2.41am BST The float has slowed down, if we have to wait until it leaves the stadium before we can call an end to proceedings we’re going to be here for a long time. Ah,...

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The Roots of Sonidos Raíces del Perú

The Roots of Sonidos Raíces del Perú
In June we released one of our most ambitious projects to date, Sonidos Raíces del Perú, a collection of inventive electronica – with touches of the avant-garde, dub, pop and an assortment of Andean and Afro-Latin rhythms – that took inspiration from the Peruvian field recordings of Vincent Moon. Vincent Moon is a French film-maker who first came to our attention for his work filming indie-rock bands for La Blogothèque (R.E.M., Arcade Fire and Sufjan Stevens were just some of the artists he filmed) but since 2008 his work took a different turn as he left Paris in search of a ch...

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