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  • program October 5, 2017

    Accounting for Taste

    When we talk about the influence of American performers on African music, we usually think about a few obvious examples, legends like Michael Jackson, Jimi Hendrix or James Brown. In this episode, we go beyond these stars to explore the … Read more »

  • program December 31, 2015

    An Atlantic Journey: From Cape Town to Cape Verde

    Join us on a freewheeling musical excursion. We start in Cape Town, South Africa listening to jazz, rock, and even classical music inspired by the city’s signature sound: goema. Veteran rocker and now-composer Mac McKenzie is our charismatic guide. Then … Read more »

  • program January 17, 2014

    Punk in Africa

    When you think punk, a few locations tend to come to mind- New York, London, LA.  But Durban? Jo’Burg? South Africa?  In this program, we are taking a trip to a time and a place where punk had a very … Read more »

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