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  • blog April 10, 2015

    New Music From Mali: Featured Artists

    Want to know more about the artists featured in Sahel Sounds: New Music from Mali? Check out the profiles below! Group Anmataff Virtually unknown outside of the Sahel until one of their tracks was released on Sahelsounds’ Music from Saharan … Read more »

  • program April 10, 2015

    Sahel Sounds: Modern Music from Mali

    Working closely with Christopher Kirkley, the writer and recordist behind the Sahel Sounds Blog and label, we will me the newest generation of musicians from Mali. With their possibilities transformed by technology and their musical tastes reshaped by an exposure … Read more »

  • blog April 9, 2015

    Sahel Sounds Mix

    To make the program “Sahel Sounds: New Music From Mali,” Afropop worked closely with Christopher Kirkley, who is behind the Sahel Sounds record label and blog. To give you a better taste of the full range of the music put … Read more »

  • blog April 6, 2015

    New Terakaft Single: “Tafouk Tele”

    Terakaft is one of the many Tuareg guitar (or ishumar) bands formed in the footsteps of the great Tinariwen. The connection for Terakaft is particularly strong, as Diara, the band’s eldest guitarist and bandleader, was an original member of Tinariwen. According … Read more »

  • blog March 10, 2015

    Field Report: Festival Sur le Niger 2015

    Tom Pryor is a music journalist and former EIC of Nat Geo Music at National Geographic. His work has appeared in Billboard, MTV Online, Songlines magazine and others. Last month I traded New York’s deep freeze for a chance to … Read more »

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