In 1984, these D.C. Ethiopian expats made a truly rare record. Now the world can hear it.

An original copy of “Sons of Ethiopia” by Admas, whose songs feel at once worldly and local, futuristic and nostalgic, funky and delicate. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)

Do you like your music rare? That’s fine. Before we knew how to record it, all music was rare. It was an invisible wiggle in the air that materialized and vanished….Read at