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  • review June 21, 2015

    Amara Touré 1973​-​1980

    “Latin music, is it really foreign to us Africans? I don’t think so. Listen to the drums, to the rhythm. It all seems very close to us–it feels like it’s our own culture.” –Amara Touré In his recent review of … Read more »

  • blog May 11, 2015

    Video Premiere! Daymé Arocena’s “Madres”

    Daymé Arocena is a promising young voice, emerging from the talent-packed music scene of Havana. Check out our new show “Music in a Changing Cuba” to hear just how thriving the country’s historically vibrant musical landscape remains. Daymé is just 22, … Read more »

  • blog April 18, 2015

    Five New Cuban Music Videos

    For our new show, “Music in a Changing Cuba,” producer Ned Sublette put together a playlist of new videos from some of the hottest artists coming out of Cuba today. Take out a little time and indulge yourself with these: Charanga … Read more »

  • review April 6, 2015

    Lost and Found

    Well, they did it: The product of accidental visa problems for Malian musicians in France, the Buena Vista Social Club has at last ended the animosity between Cuba and the United States and now the band is entitled to its … Read more »

  • blog November 25, 2014

    Cha Cha Cha! Old-School Cuban Jams Via World Circuit

    World Circuit Records, the label that put Buena Vista Social Club in everyone’s Discman, continues its mission of highlighting some great vintage Cuban music with Cha Cha Cha, a remastered album from Abelardo Barroso and Orquesta Sensación, stars of the Havana charanga scene … Read more »

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