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  • interview December 13, 2012

    Interview: Victor Gama

    VICTOR GAMA “Many parts of Angola are still terra incognita almost, in terms of knowing what’s  been done musically.” INTERVIEWED BY NED SUBLETTE Via Skype from Lisbon / October 25 and 28, 2012 Angolan composer / instrument designer / ethnomusicologist … Read more »

  • program December 6, 2012

    Scenes for Adventurous Armchair Travelers

    This Week, we present you with some ultra-vivid audio scenes from Mali to Morocco to Tanzania to Zimbabwe to Cuba to Brazil to Ecuador and beyond (complemented by our gorgeous photo essays.) Let your imagination take you with us as … Read more »

  • interview November 25, 2012

    Hip Deep Interview: Dr. Bárbaro Martínez Ruiz

    Luanda, Angola, July 18, 2012- Interviewed by Ned Sublette I first met Dr. Bárbaro Martínez Ruiz at the Afro-Cuba at the Crossroads conference, organized by Dr. Henry Drewal at the University of Wisconsin in Madison in 2007. I listened in … Read more »

  • hip-deep November 23, 2012

    Hip Deep Angola Part 3: A Spiritual Journey to Mbanza-Kongo

    To make this unprecedented program, producer Ned Sublette traveled to Mbanza-Kongo, the ancient seat of the Kongo empire located in present-day northern Angola, where he spoke to Dr. Bárbaro Martínez Ruiz, professor of art and art history at Stanford. We’ll … Read more »

  • blog June 13, 2012

    AfroCubism’s Celebrate Brooklyn Show

    2012’s Celebrate Brooklyn season picked up some serious African steam this past Saturday with a phenomenal performance by the trans-Atlantic groove machine AfroCubism. AfroCubism, who released their debut album for Nonesuch records in 2010, represent the fusion of several of … Read more »

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