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  • blog February 22, 2017

    Ticket Giveaway: Africa Now! At the Apollo Theater

    World Music Institute is back at it again with its highly anticipated annual presentation, Africa Now! in partnership with the Apollo Theater. This year’s concert will be hosted by South African comedian, coproducer and writer Loyiso Gola. The audience will … Read more »

  • blog October 31, 2016

    On the Scene in Casablanca

    Currently, cities throughout Morocco are filled with protesters. These are the largest and most widespread protests in Morocco since the February 20 movement, which coincided with the Arab Spring that spread throughout North African and the Middle East in 2011. … Read more »

  • review October 2, 2015

    Selvática

    Karina Buhr’s two previous solo albums, 2010’s Eu Menti Pra Você and 2011’s Longe de Onde were exquisite experimental pop albums, establishing her as one of Brazil’s most adventurous voices. Her latest, Selvática (available for free download or purchase on … Read more »

  • review June 10, 2015

    Sherwood at the Controls: Vol. 1, 1979-1984

    “I was once described in a derogatory way by a journalist in England as a ‘fan that had got his hands on a mixing desk’,” Adrian Sherwood is fond of saying. “Honestly that’s a very good summary of me really. … Read more »

  • blog May 22, 2015

    Cristián Heyne, Chilean Electropop Master: A Primer

    In our new show, “Dancefloor Dynamite: Future Grooves Today,” we devote a section to the spectacular Chilean electropop scene. Even though Cristián Heyne only produced one of the three tracks featured, the genre cannot be discussed without mentioning his name. Heyne’s … Read more »

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