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  • review March 5, 2014

    Angola Soundtrack 2: Hypnosis, Distortions & Other Sonic Innovations 1969​-​1978

    1961 was the year the Portuguese colonial government officially banned carnival in the musseques (African ghettos) of Angola, an act of cultural repression that (as so often is true) had the opposite effect. Instead of remaining silent, the people of … Read more »

  • interview December 13, 2012

    Interview: Victor Gama

    VICTOR GAMA “Many parts of Angola are still terra incognita almost, in terms of knowing what’s  been done musically.” INTERVIEWED BY NED SUBLETTE Via Skype from Lisbon / October 25 and 28, 2012 Angolan composer / instrument designer / ethnomusicologist … Read more »

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