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  • blog June 16, 2017

    Documentary Series: Eritreans in Switzerland

    Our mission at Afropop is covering music from “Africa and the African diaspora,” so this video series on Eritrean music in Switzerland could not be more in our wheelhouse. Exile Guayla is an interesting approach to the topic, too. Devised … Read more »

  • blog February 6, 2014

    Jackson Wahengo- “Eeloli”

    Jackson Wahengo is a highly skilled Namibian guitarist and singer, currently based in Geneva, Switzerland. Which, we suppose, explains why all the musicians and dancers rocking out in the neon-lit warehouse that provides the backdrop for his new music video … Read more »

  • feature November 8, 2013

    Scholar: Thomas Burkhalter

    Thomas Burkhalter is an ethnomusicologist, music journalist, and cultural producer from Bern, Switzerland. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of Norient, an independent network for local and global sounds. At Norient, Burkhalter organizes the Musikfilm Festival and the audio-visual performances … Read more »

  • review June 13, 2011

    Sistema Subversiva

    In Brazil you can’t swing a pandeiro without hitting a Bossa Nova singer. It’s been 60 years and still the tradition of Vinicius, Jobim and Gilberto lives on in most young throats seeking a recording studio. But Da Cruz, a … Read more »

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