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  • blog June 25, 2015

    The U.S. State Department’s Visa Problem Exposes Flaws in the System

    When the news hit that the U.S. State Department had been unable to issue visas to travelers due to a computer hardware failure, there were immediate concerns about the effect it would have on internationally touring musicians. Then came word … Read more »

  • blog December 10, 2014

    tUnE-yArDs Features DJ Marfox and Pearls Negras on “Water Fountain” Remix

    Since first emerging in 2009, indy darlings tUnE-yArDs have been particularly adept at incorporating a variety of African influences into their looping soundscapes. From the stacked horns and hocketed vocals that defined their debut, to the inspired recreation of Fela … 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 October 6, 2014

    Bobby McFerrin Meets Africa in New York !

    “Bobby Meets Africa in New York” Sat., Nov. 1, 2014 Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College Walt Whitman Theater Ten-time Grammy-winning vocalist Bobby McFerrin has been shattering audience preconceptions for more than three decades. His solo concerts are legendary, … Read more »

  • blog May 14, 2014

    DanceAfrica Ticket Giveaway!

    Once a year the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) brings DanceAfrica to New York for what is always an astounding display of one of the continent’s greatest art forms. In a happy bit of coincidence, this year (the festival’s 37th … Read more »

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