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California Sounds: Ozomatli travels to Kingston; Tim Heidecker wanders inside Trump's psyche; and Sparks imagines God's annoyances

California Sounds: Ozomatli travels to Kingston; Tim Heidecker wanders inside Trump's psyche; and Sparks imagines God's annoyances

Ozomatli, “Non-Stop Mexico to Jamaica” (Cleopatra).

Two decades into a fascinating journey that’s carried them to such far-flung locales as Myanmar, Mongolia, Palestine, Poland, the White House and the Austin, Texas, city jail (the result of a particularly rambunctious South by Southwest set), the Los Angeles sextet traveled to Kingston, Jamaica, to record its eighth studio album.

Working with Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare, the accomplished production team that has collaborated with artists as varied as Grace Jones, Serge Gainsbourg, No Doubt, Herbie Hancock and dozens of others, Ozomatli devotes most of “Non-Stop” to cover songs by vintage and...

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