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  • blog August 4, 2017

    Nuits d’Afrique 2017 Wraps Up

    All photos by the author. Cameroonian saxophonist and living legend, Manu Dibango, told North Country Public Radio that the most important African music festival “isn’t in New York or Paris or London, it’s here in Montreal.” He was, of course, … Read more »

  • blog December 23, 2013

    Banning Eyre’s Top Ten for 2013

    With so much musical travel this year—Accra, Beirut, Montreal…—and so much producing around Ghana and Lebanon, I have not been as focused on current releases as usual. So I am even less inclined to call this a true “Best Of … Read more »

  • review June 4, 2013

    Jumbie in the Jukebox

    Jumbie in the Jukebox is the second album by Kobo Town, a band led by Trinidadian-Canadian songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Drew Gonsalves.  While the album is clearly influenced by a variety of genres that includes hip-hop and reggae, its roots are … Read more »

  • program September 18, 2010

    WOMEX 2010

    Every year a unique gathering of some 3,000 delegates from around the world converge at WOMEX for four non-stop days  and nights of music from around the world. Your trusty Afropop guides will be amongst them and bring back live … Read more »

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