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  • blog May 26, 2016

    Premiere: M.A.K.U. Soundsystem “De Barrio”

    M.A.K.U. Soundsystem is a bold, powerful group of musicians, mostly from Colombia, based in New York. Their new album Mezcla (reviewed right here) comes out Fri., May 27 on Glitterbeat Records. Listen to our premiere of “De Barrio,” a beautiful, slow-burning … Read more »

  • review May 24, 2016


    Mezcla is an unruly album both by design and default, and that is just as it should be. After several years and four albums, New York-based M.A.K.U. Soundsystem decided to record live in the studio in order to capture the … Read more »

  • blog July 23, 2014

    globalFEST Out of Doors Highlights

    We were lucky enough to attend globalFEST’s Webster Hall showcase this past January where we were treated to one of the year’s most loaded lineups of quality music: Yasmine Hamdan, Brushy One String and Noura Mint Seymali were just a … Read more »

  • blog July 22, 2014

    Lincoln Center Out of Doors: An Interview With Bill Bragin

    Afropop’s Sean Barlow spoke with Bill Bragin, director of public programming at Lincoln Center, about this year’s Lincoln Center Out of Doors season. Running until Aug. 10, the series presents free concerts at the Damrosch Park Bandshell on the Lincoln … Read more »

  • blog August 6, 2013

    New M.A.K.U. SoundSystem Video- “El Jugo”

    NYC band M.A.K.U. SoundSystem put out a new music video a few days ago and it’s given us a lot to think about. “El Jugo” is about the hard grind of the immigrants working life in America, and you can … Read more »

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