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  • blog October 27, 2014

    Alsarah and the Nubatones: New Video and Remixed Album

    Proving once again she has miles of style to go with all her talent, the Sudanese singer Alsarah has released a new video from her debut album Habibi Taal. We’re big fans of the way she puts a contemporary twist on retro … Read more »

  • blog April 8, 2014

    Khartoum Soundbites: Vintage Sudanese Pop Selected by Alsarah

    When we interviewed the Brooklyn-based Sudanese vocalist Alsarah about her latest album with the Nubatones, she mentioned that her Facebook and Twitter accounts were essentially constant streams of Sudanese/Nubian music.  Intrigued, we asked her if she would be willing to … Read more »

  • blog March 5, 2014

    Afropop Premiere: Alsarah and the Nubatones’ “Nuba Nouto”

    Liberal arts graduates with a penchant for the intricacies of African music  and a home base in Brooklyn- that describes a not insignificant percentage of present day indy rock musicians. However, regardless of the class size, few do it with … Read more »

  • hip-deep January 9, 2014

    Egypt 4: Living Traditions

    As Egyptians struggle to forge a new, post-revolution identity, some will look to traditions.  The country is rich in indigenous culture from the amorous odes of desert Bedouins to the keening boom and blare of a Zeffa wedding procession.  New … Read more »

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