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  • 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 »

  • blog November 3, 2015

    Behind the Scenes: Owiny Sigoma Band in Kenya

    Owiny Sigoma Band is a prolonged collaboration between pop musicians from the U.K. and traditional musicians from Kenya: Louis and Jesse Hackett, Tom Skinner from England  and Joseph Nyamungu and Charles Owoko, masters of traditional Luo instruments, the nyatiti harp and the … Read more »

  • review August 19, 2015

    Nyanza

    Owiny Sigoma already had a great story, but their new album adds a whole new layer. Born out of a British-Kenyan cross-cultural exchange in 2009, the group released the outstanding album Power Punch in 2013, an Afro-futurist mixture of traditional Luo instrumentation … Read more »

  • blog May 27, 2015

    Owiny Sigoma Band Unleashes “Changaa Attack”

    It’s been awhile since we’ve heard anything from the Owiny Sigoma band. Beside a brief (and absolutely killer) boiler-room performance, the band has been silent since 2013’s Power Punch. If you don’t remember that album (or never heard it in … Read more »

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