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  • program August 17, 2017

    Sahel Sounds: Modern Music from Mali

    Working closely with Christopher Kirkley, the writer and recordist behind the Sahel Sounds Blog and label, we will meet the newest generation of musicians from Mali. With their possibilities transformed by technology and their musical tastes reshaped by an exposure … Read more »

  • blog April 9, 2015

    Sahel Sounds Mix

    To make the program “Sahel Sounds: New Music From Mali,” Afropop worked closely with Christopher Kirkley, who is behind the Sahel Sounds record label and blog. To give you a better taste of the full range of the music put … Read more »

  • blog December 30, 2014

    2014: Our Year in Mixes

    According to tradition, December at Afropop is taken up by a month-long discussion/argument about the best, worst, and most interesting music of the proceeding year. If you want to check out the results of our thoughts about the best releases … Read more »

  • blog February 10, 2014

    Suena Pacífico Afro-Colombian Mixtape

    This brand new, totally jamming mix of Afro-Colombian music comes to our ears from SoundGoods, the blog of a German DJ/Producer named Wolfram Lange. It primarily features two styles of Afro-Colombian music: Currulao and Chirimía.  Accordions chug, drums roll, horns blast, and singers wail. … Read more »

  • blog November 13, 2013

    Peru Maravilloso: Tiger’s Milk Records’ Duncan Ballantyne Tells All!

    Peru Maravilloso was just released yesterday in the US. It is the first compilation from Tiger’s Milk Records, a new label devoted to Peruvian culture, founded by Martin Morales, the owner of  Ceviche, a popular Peruvian restaurant in London. Afropop got the … Read more »

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