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  • blog July 23, 2014

    globalFEST Out of Doors Highlights

    We were lucky enough to attend globalFEST’s Webster Hall showcase this past January where we were treated to one of the year’s most loaded lineups of quality music: Yasmine Hamdan, Brushy One String and Noura Mint Seymali were just a … Read more »

  • review July 17, 2014

    New Music From Mande America: “Benyoro” and “The Great Peace”

    The U.S. continues to produce bands composed of West Africans and Americans performing electric music at ever mounting levels of proficiency and musicality. Two particularly impressive examples—Benyoro out of New York City, and Diali Cissokho and Kaira Ba out of … Read more »

  • blog June 9, 2014

    Anansy Cissé: Mali Overdrive and Free Download of “Aïgouna”

    Anansy Cissé is one of Bamako’s hottest young guitar talents. So we’re very happy to be able to give out a free download of “Aïgouna,” one of the highlights of his new record Mali Overdrive.  Cissé started his career behind … Read more »

  • feature June 4, 2014

    Featured Artists: Afropop Summer Preview 2014

     We’ve put together this feature to help you learn more about the artists played in our program “Afropop Worldwide’s Summer Concert Preview 2014.” So dig in! We’ll see you out there!  Caetano Veloso Caetano Veloso is a Brazilian composer, singer, guitarist, … Read more »

  • blog May 13, 2014

    Mysterious Malian Velvet Underground Cover

    One of the more mysterious and exciting tracks that we have come across lately is “Naked Venus,” the new single by a Malian band called Black Mango. Little information exists about the identity of the band members or how exactly … Read more »

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