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  • interview August 18, 2014

    Berber Metal and Acid Tamazgha: Black Spring’s Christophe Hancox

    In preparation for our new program, “Borderless Sounds: The New North Africa,” we spoke with Christophe Hancox, a passionate and knowledgeable follower of Berber metal and other North African genres. Hancox runs the consistently fascinating Black Spring blog from his home in … Read more »

  • program April 21, 2011

    Berber Rising II

    The long awaited follow-up to Afropop’s popular 2002 program “Berber Rising” brings listeners up to date on music being made by the original inhabitants of North Africa, the Imazighen, or Berber.  The program will include interviews and music from Takfarinas, … Read more »

  • interview April 19, 2011

    Berber Rising II: Malika Zarra, Najat Aatabou, Idir, Takfarinas

    Afropop Worldwide’s program Berber Rising II has been in the works for a few years.  It includes interviews Banning Eyre conducted with Takfarinas and Idir (of Algeria) and Najat Aatabou and Malika Zarra (of Morocco).   Here are excerpts from these … Read more »

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