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  • blog February 23, 2017

    Reissued: African Vinyl Playlist

    We love the music on this week’s program Reissued: African Vinyl in the 21st Century SO much that we decided to give it to you in many forms as a playlist. Enjoy! YouTube: Spotify: Links to buy (mostly Bandcamp): Live with … Read more »

  • program February 23, 2017

    Reissued: African Vinyl in the 21st Century

    The golden age of vinyl records is long past in Africa, but the market for rare and reissued African vinyl outside the continent has been growing steadily since the early 2000s. DJs and collectors have turned an obsession with rare … Read more »

  • blog February 22, 2017

    Ticket Giveaway: Africa Now! At the Apollo Theater

    World Music Institute is back at it again with its highly anticipated annual presentation, Africa Now! in partnership with the Apollo Theater. This year’s concert will be hosted by South African comedian, coproducer and writer Loyiso Gola. The audience will … Read more »

  • viv February 15, 2017

    Voices in Vinyl: Joy In Jozi, Part Two–The Jazz in Jive

    Record-hunter Tasha Goldberg continues her saga of searching for rare vinyl in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read Part One here. The hours I spent at Collector’s Treasury in Johannesburg, South Africa still mystifies me. Sometimes, when I close my eyes at … Read more »

  • blog February 14, 2017

    Isango Ensemble at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

    If you find yourself in New York City this week, make your way to the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) for what promises to be a mighty performance: “A Man of Good Hope” from South Africa’s Isango Ensemble. The innovative, … Read more »

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