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  • video February 11, 2014

    La Gallera Social Club’s Surreal New Video

    Sometimes a music video comes around that is so delightfully bizarre that it reminds us of the all too often underutilized possibilities of the art form. Like Omar Souleyman in “Warni Warni,” La Gallera Social Club have a vision for … Read more »

  • interview September 15, 2007

    Interview: TM Scruggs 2007

    Lea esta entrevista en español Venezuela: The Rise of Afro-Venezuelan Music to the Present Day Hugo Chávez Era Venezuela has the longest Caribbean coastline of any nation, and yet the vibrant African musical heritage thriving along that coast has been … Read more »

  • hip-deep September 15, 2007

    Venezuela: The Rise of Afro-Venezuelan Music to the Present Day Hugo Chavez Era

    Venezuela has the longest Caribbean coastline of any nation, and yet the vibrant African musical heritage thriving along that coast has been largely ignored by the nation’s media and music industry, and remains under-recognized internationally. That is now changing rapidly. … Read more »

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