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  • review September 21, 2016

    Exclusive Premiere: “Potato Brain” by Les Yper Sound

    The music you’re about to hear connects the dots between 1960s’ French experimental musique concrete and hard-hitting, New York-style instrumental Afro-funk. Listen to the Afropop exclusive premiere of the single, “Potato Brain,” from Les Yper Sound: Les Yper Sound is … Read more »

  • closeups September 13, 2016

    A Conversation With Pedrito Martínez: Part Two

    Cuban master musician Pedrito Martínez talks about his career playing jazz, pop and original music, and sacred regla de ocha ceremonies in New York City. Produced and hosted by Ned Sublette with Kenneth Schweitzer [Distributed 9/13/2016]

  • closeups September 6, 2016

    A Conversation With Pedrito Martínez: Part One

    Pedrito Martínez, the superstar New York-based percussionist and vocalist, talks with Ned Sublette and drum scholar Kenneth Schweitzer about how he got started in sacred and popular music in Havana, Cuba. Produced and hosted by Ned Sublette [Distributed 9/06/2016] (Photo … Read more »

  • blog August 18, 2016

    Featured Artists: Colombia in NYC

    Gregorio Uribe Gregorio Uribe has made a name for himself in NYC leading a big band, performing mostly his original music. Check out the video for the title track from the big band’s debut album, Cumbia Universal featuring Rubén Blades: Lately Gregorio has … Read more »

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