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  • video July 19, 2013

    Glorious Videos from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Today we’re giving love to a few videos by Mango Films – that found their way from Addis Ababa to our offices in Brooklyn via the video blog Random Acts. Let’s start with the strictly musical. It’d be tempting to say that … Read more »

  • blog April 22, 2013

    New Quantic Mixes: 45s from Angola and Ethiopia!

    Quantic (AKA Will Holland) is an excellent collector and selector of old-school styles of African and Afro-diasporic popular music. Although we sometimes wish that he would do a little bit more posting of tracklists, we continue to share his historically … Read more »

  • review December 17, 2012


    Although we are definitely little late on this one, albums of quality shouldn’t be allowed to slip under the radar. And Guzo, the newest record from Samuel Yirga, a young Ethiopian pianist/composer whose playing has been making waves in the … Read more »

  • blog June 22, 2012

    Ethiopian Legend Getatchew Mekuria Records New Album with The Ex

    It certainly isn’t the world’s most obvious collaboration- anarchist free-punk survivors The Ex and Ethio-Jazz legend Getatchew Mekuria don’t necessarily share a lot of common ground. And yet, when the Dutch band, impressed by the power displayed on a reissue … Read more »

  • blog June 8, 2012

    Vintage Ethiopian Wedding LP On Domino Records

    This record was actually released about a month ago, but given the fact that it had been gathering dust for almost 40 years before that, the extra delay probably won’t do too much harm to the music it contains. Originally … Read more »

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