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Active Music Listening Tuesday April 21, 2015

YTD recordings listened to: 303
Good music, not recommended for purchase: 178
Not good music: 99

Honorable Mentions: 9
Buys: 5

Possibles: Chris McGregor, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Dave Arner Trio, Bill Horist, MAKU Soundsystem, Zomby, Retox, About Group, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Bone Dance, Defeater, Jonwayne, Okkyung Lee, The Ballantynes, Debruit, Slidhr, The Whammies, The Chewers, Alexander Hawkins, Toxic Holocaust, Equal Stones, Comeback Kid, Susie Iberra/Roberto Rodriguez, Lenguas Largas, The Coral, Spacesuits, T.O.M.B., Fofoulah, Lozen, Erase Errata, Mohammed Abozekry, Dawn Richard, Torche, Leo Welch, Astral Swans, Mastery, Leviathan, Lightning Bolt, Xibalba, Hartley C. 370 more words


What is Music Publishing?

What is music publishing? Too often the answer to this question is encapsulated in a series of tasks performed by music publishers which my research has shown me differs from one publisher to the next and leaves more questions than answers. 304 more words


10 African Female Musicians You Should Know

by Antoinette Isama

When it comes to go-to hits in today’s African music scene, our brothers are first in line to take the spotlight. But what about our African sisters in the game? 704 more words


Biased Music Reviews: Think Tank [2CD Special Edition] (2003/2012) by Blur – It may be underappreciated, but I ain’t got no African music to be afraid of

A damn shame I’m probably not going to Splendour in the Grass this year, not that I’ve ever been to an event of its nature. Typically I’d avoid such things which involve large crowds, potential teenage misdemeanours and endless booze. 2,917 more words


Bongo Flava - The Music Genre in which East Africa Rolls

Bongo Flava is a catchy phrase implying the hugely popular music genre produced by Tanzanian artists. It is easily the Swahili rap version. Most of the Bongo tunes are authored, choreographed and written in the local Swahili Language which is spoken widely in the East Africa Region. 85 more words


Machanic Manyeruke And The Puritans -Zimbabwe Gospel

it doesn’t take much to make great music; a guitar, a synth and above all powerful voices praising the greatness of God…that is exactly that is on offer on this remarkable record coming out of Zimbabwe. 810 more words

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