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  • blog July 5, 2016

    Field Report: Ernest Ranglin and Friends Live at the Barbican, London

    Guitarist Ernest Ranglin is one of Jamaica’s most revered musicians. Ranglin was there at the very beginning as a session player and musical arranger, when Jamaican sound system entrepreneurs began recording local artists on basic equipment. He graced some of … Read more »

  • feature December 3, 2015

    Stocking Stuffers 2015

    Here are the reviews of the albums featured in our new Stocking Stuffers 2015 program. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to see a complete list of the artists, songs and albums from the show. Damily – Very … Read more »

  • program December 3, 2015

    Stocking Stuffers 2015

    Tuareg blues, Angelique Kidjo with a symphony orchestra, the return of Les Ambassadeurs and Kandia Kouyate of Mali. New sounds from Zambia and Nigeria, and classic ones from Senegal, Colombia, Zimbabwe and the Dominican Republic. These are just a few … Read more »

  • review October 6, 2015


    This is Cheikh Lô’s fifth album since he burst onto the international scene in 1996 with Ne La Thiass. That release introduced an impressive new artist with a highly personal fusion of fiery, percussive Senegalese mbalax pop, cool Afro-Latin grooves, … Read more »

  • blog July 31, 2015

    Cheikh Lô Wins WOMEX Artist Award

    Piranha Arts, the organizers of WOMEX, the annual world music exposition, have announced that Senegalese musician Cheikh Lô will be honored with the WOMEX Artist Award for 2015. A singer, guitarist and drummer, Lô’s music is as versatile as he … Read more »

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