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  • blog September 2, 2015

    Fanfaraï Makes North American Debut

    Paris-based brass band Fanfaraï makes their North American debut with a short tour that begins Sept. 16 in Montreal. The 11-man band plays a North African fusion of Gnawa, chaabi and rai mixed with jazz, funk and big-band brass. Under the leadership … Read more »

  • blog October 6, 2014

    Field Report: How to Knit a Festival–Austria’s Glatt & Verkehrt

    Bastiaan Springer, a producer for Radio 5, Netherlands, and a world music journalist since 1984, traveled this summer to Austria’s wine country to report on the 18th annual Glatt & Verkehrt Festival, held in Krems, a charming city on the … Read more »

  • program April 21, 2011

    Berber Rising II

    The long awaited follow-up to Afropop’s popular 2002 program “Berber Rising” brings listeners up to date on music being made by the original inhabitants of North Africa, the Imazighen, or Berber.  The program will include interviews and music from Takfarinas, … Read more »

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