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  • blog August 14, 2015

    “Au Revoir, Mogadishu”: 45 Funky Minutes of Somalian Gold

    Nicknamed “the white jewel of the Indian Ocean,” the Somalian capital of Mogadishu sits on the Horn of Africa, a longstanding intersection where Arabic, African and Asian-subcontinent cultures meet. Perhaps it’s no surprise, then, that this 45-minute mix of Somalian … Read more »

  • blog July 1, 2014

    Afropop Album Premiere: Zvuloon Dub System’s Anbessa Dub

    Zvuloon Dub System, based in Tel Aviv, Israel, is far more than a typical dub reggae band: These musicians draw musical and cultural inspiration not only from the mythical ancestral homeland, “Ethiopia,” of Jamaican Rastafarianism, but from the actual geographic … Read more »

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