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  • program October 22, 2015

    Borderless Sounds: The New North Africa

    North African music receives very little coverage in the United States. There are no high-profile mixes of recent Tunisian underground dance music from hip DJs, and no young Algerian musicians with major distribution deals in the U.S. So we decided … Read more »

  • blog August 14, 2014

    Featured Artists: Borderless Sounds–The New North Africa

    In Afropop’s new program, “Borderless Sounds: The New North Africa,” we explore everything from the gleeful synths and Autotuning of raï’n’b to the m’rastas of Gnawa reggae and the mythology-based Berber metal scene. Here’s a more in-depth look at some … Read more »

  • review October 4, 2013

    Hailu Mergia Remixes

    Until quite recently, Hailu Mergia was, to all but a few committed fans of ‘70s and ‘80s Ethio-jazz/funk, a DC-area taxi driver like any other working out of Dulles International Airport. Since a heyday in which Mergia led one of … Read more »

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