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  • program August 17, 2017

    Sahel Sounds: Modern Music from Mali

    Working closely with Christopher Kirkley, the writer and recordist behind the Sahel Sounds Blog and label, we will meet the newest generation of musicians from Mali. With their possibilities transformed by technology and their musical tastes reshaped by an exposure … Read more »

  • blog January 30, 2017

    Fresh Cuts, Vol. Three

    This is the third feature in a series we’re calling “Fresh Cuts.” It’s a selection of newly released tracks and videos from across Africa and the diaspora, featuring established and up-and-coming artists and everything in between. Today we’ve got, among other things, rhymes and … Read more »

  • blog May 12, 2016

    What’s Worth Celebrating at Celebrate Brooklyn 2016

    It’s a beautiful sunny day in our Brooklyn neighborhood, and the near future is so bright, it’s probably time to wear shades. This year’s Celebrate Brooklyn free summer concert series lineup was just announced, and as always, it’s a good … Read more »

  • blog April 22, 2016

    Imarhan Tickets and Le Poisson Rouge Membership Giveaway

    Imarhan, the Algerian Tuareg band,  is currently on a North American and European tour in support of their eponymous debut album set to release on April 29 on City Slang records. They perform at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC on May … Read more »

  • review February 26, 2016

    Né So

    It takes all of about four seconds of the first track of Né So for Rokia Traoré’s voice to come in and transfix the listener. Her latest album is mostly a mellow affair, wherein Traoré-the-arranger steps aside to make room … Read more »

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