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  • feature March 14, 2014

    Feature: Malagasy Guitarists

    During Afropop Worldwide’s April 2001 adventure in Madagascar, Banning Eyre made a point of meeting and interviewing as many guitarists as possible. Their remarkable and varied music is sampled on Afropop Worldwide’s 2001 Malagasy Guitar program. Here are some of … Read more »

  • program March 14, 2014

    Malagasy Guitar

    The Indian Ocean island is home to guitar styles as unique, beautiful and varied as its famed flora and fauna. In this program, we check in on highlands finger-pickers, salegy pop guitarists in the north, and wild and wooly tsapika … Read more »

  • program May 8, 2013

    Afropop Roadshow: Spotlight Sierra Leone

    Afropop’s Roadshow series continues with a focus on new music and interviews from Sierra Leone. Electric Bubu music from Janka Nabay, hip hop from Bajah and The Dry Eye Crew, the latest from Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars, and introducing the … Read more »

  • program November 28, 2012

    Stocking Stuffers 2012!

    Join us for a festive Afropop Worldwide ritual, as Georges Collinet sits down with Banning Eyre to mull over the best new releases of 2012. We’ll hear from K’Naan, Staff Benda Bilili, Sierra Leone’s Refugee Allstars, Mokoomba, Ondatropica, Alex Cuba, … Read more »

  • blog July 11, 2012

    WAKE UP MADAGASCAR: Jaojoby, Razia and More Tour US to Save Forests

    This summer (July 13-26, 2012) the greatest presentation of Madagascar music this country has seen in many years is making its way across the country. The king of the salegy dance pop, Eusèbe Jaojoby, is here with his amazing band, along … Read more »

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