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Mbongwana Star - Malukayi

I love the fact that Boiler Room have debuted a Congolese band signed to World Circuit. Hopefully this is further sign that some of the classic ‘World Music’ institutions are indeed reaching out to the younger generation. 70 more words


Introducing my bizarro cumbia band.. MNGWA!

Dear far out friends,

Even though posts on this site have been infrequent, the Wandering Rhythms weekly radio show has never missed a beat.  Recent trips through the soundscapes of North Korea, North Ireland, Dominican Republic, and the Cook Islands have kept me inspired in this weekly journey of ever-changing musicians. 146 more words

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Announcing the release of my newest record Static Rush

I am proud to announce the release of my newest record Static Rush. I released my debut album Stochastic in October, and realized that I wanted to finish up the electronic album I had been working on for around 2 years. 66 more words

Stream music documentary "The Last Song Before the War" on NPR

The Last Song Before the War is a full length documentary that shows some of the preparation that went into the Mali Festival Au Desert – a celebration of remote music. 67 more words


Let's go to Angola

Let’s go to Angola. A long lasting civil war kept Angola out of te limelight. However, in the 70ies they had some great music. Bonga is the greatest singer (see 1 and 5). 36 more words

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