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  • review May 20, 2016

    Novíssima Música Brasileira

    Apart from the United States, the only other country in the Western Hemisphere that listens to more of its own homegrown music than imported international music is Brazil. Some of this can be attributed to the fact that, with over … Read more »

  • blog October 6, 2014

    Field Report: How to Knit a Festival–Austria’s Glatt & Verkehrt

    Bastiaan Springer, a producer for Radio 5, Netherlands, and a world music journalist since 1984, traveled this summer to Austria’s wine country to report on the 18th annual Glatt & Verkehrt Festival, held in Krems, a charming city on the … Read more »

  • blog September 8, 2014

    Ticket Giveaway! Egberto Gismonti Live in NYC

    Egberto Gismonti is one of the guitar wonders of the world. This Brazilian maestro started on (and still plays) piano. But early on, in his quest to translate the complexities of the keyboard to the fretboard, he innovated 10, 12 … Read more »

  • review March 20, 2014

    Caetano Veloso – Abraçaço

    It is always refreshing to witness a well-respected artist of an older generation maintain  relevancy. Too often, we are presented with a barrage of reissues and throwbacks to former glory, the audience forced to rely on the memory of greatness, … Read more »

  • blog January 7, 2014

    The Afropop Guide to APAP

    APAP, the annual global performing arts conference and marketplace, now in its 57th year, starts on Wednesday January 8th and lasts until Monday the 13th. If you live in New York, the amount of great live music is often overwhelming … Read more »

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