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  • blog November 4, 2016

    Nigerian Reissues, White Noise and Digital Fingerpointing

    The milieu of collectors, compilers and re-issuers of rare African vinyl is a pretty small, tight-knit community, where reputation counts for a lot and rumors fly fast. Right now, something is amiss in the scene, and we think you should know about it. Read more »

  • blog November 6, 2014

    Pak Man! Mixpak and Man Recordings Collaborate on EP

    Mixpak Records and Man Recordings just put out a joint EP called Pak Man and we are officially pumped. For the past couple of years, both labels have gradually become go-to sources for the cutting edge of globally minded dance music. Brooklyn-based … Read more »

  • blog April 7, 2014

    Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars Kick Off Spring/Summer Tour

    From campfire concerts to the world stage, the Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars have traveled a long road, inspiring millions with their music and their story.  Their journey continues with a new tour starting this April and going through the summer, … Read more »

  • blog April 2, 2014

    Field Report: Song From the Forest at SXSW 2014

    Ron Deutsch was recently in Austin, TX, reporting for Afropop Worldwide from SXSW 2014. While there, Deutsch interviewed documentary filmmakers Michael Obert and Alex Tondowski, who were in town to promote their new film, Song From the Forest, about Louis Sarno’s … Read more »

  • blog March 5, 2014

    Carnival 2014 Mixtape Roundup

    Chance are, you’re either at work, hung over, sporting some ash on your forehead, or some combination of the three right now. Carnival is over, today is an Ash Wednesday, and to some, it seems that the music has stopped. … Read more »

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