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  • blog September 1, 2016

    Video Premiere: Lakou Mizik’s “Pran Ka Mwen”

    If you’re an Afropop regular, you’ve probably already heard some fresh sounds from the ebullient Haitian collective Lakou Mizik. A few months ago we were blown away by their fantastic live set at the Alliance Francaise and have had their recent … Read more »

  • review June 15, 2016

    Tanbou Toujou Lou: Merengue, Kompa Kreyou,Vodou Jazz and Electric Folklore From Haiti (1960-1981)

    It has been long recognized that music, far from being a mere entertainment, carries within it the heritage of those who create it. In the transmission of rituals, conventions and folklore, the identity of a region, a country and its … Read more »

  • review February 17, 2014

    Haiti Direct

    Haiti has an extremely rich and complex popular music history, but much of the music and related knowledge remains in the care of avid collectors and old-timers within Haitian communities. So it is rare, refreshing and laudable that U.S.-based record … Read more »

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