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  • blog September 9, 2014

    Field Report: Dancing in the Rainforest of Malaysia

    Bastiaan Springer, a producer for Radio 5, Netherlands, and a world music journalist since 1984, traveled to the lush tropical island of Borneo to report on the 17th annual Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak for Afropop. According to the … Read more »

  • blog July 7, 2014

    Afropop Exclusive: “Faya” Dub Remix

    Fusion can get a bad name. All too often, the mixture of two distinct traditions results in a pallid offspring that falls somewhere in between its parents, reproducing few of their better qualities, and developing little of its own character. … Read more »

  • blog March 29, 2013

    Aputumpu Music Festival!

    Afropop is proud to support the 2013 APUTUMPU Music Festival, which kicked off last night at Williamsburg’s awesome Cameo Gallery and continues tonight and tomorrow all over the ‘Berg and the East Village. The festival features music from an incredibly … Read more »

  • blog January 18, 2013

    GlobalFEST 2013 Photospread!

    GlobalFEST is always a highlight of our year here in New York. But, because it tends to do things like sell out and, well, be in New York, we always make sure to take plenty of pictures for all the … Read more »

  • review November 11, 2011

    Aam Zameen: Common Ground

      Kiran Ahluwalia is an example of a pioneering artist of the first order. Her method is to take ghazals, Arabic or Persian poems from her native India about deep-seated love or pain, and arrange them into her own format. For … Read more »

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