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  • review April 8, 2016

    Music of Morocco: Recorded by Paul Bowles 1959

    Paul Bowles is a singular, maverick figure whose life and work intertwine music, literature and pop culture in the 20th century. As a young American writer and composer, he first traveled to Morocco with Aaron Copland in 1931. He fell … Read more »

  • blog December 8, 2015

    Visa For Music Showcases African and Middle Eastern Music

    Report from the Visa For Music expo held in Rabat, Morocco, by Bastiaan Springer, a producer for Radio 5 (Netherlands), and a world music journalist since 1984. [Above photo : Maya Pounia of group Maya Kamaty from Île Réunion. Photo … Read more »

  • blog July 23, 2014

    globalFEST Out of Doors Highlights

    We were lucky enough to attend globalFEST’s Webster Hall showcase this past January where we were treated to one of the year’s most loaded lineups of quality music: Yasmine Hamdan, Brushy One String and Noura Mint Seymali were just a … Read more »

  • blog January 24, 2014

    WOMEX Report: Afropop’s Featured Artists

    WOMEX 2013, the annual gathering of some 2,000 delegates from 80 countries from all aspects of the world music biz, came together in Cardiff, Wales this past October.  Industry professionals get a chance to experience amazing performances by some of world music’s … Read more »

  • interview June 7, 2012

    Interview with Souad Massi: May, 2012

    Algerian singer-songwriter Souad Massi talks about her most recent album, O Houria (Liberty), her new work with flamenco and Andalusian music, and her summer 2012 tour in North America. Read more »

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