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Music for 4/17/17!!! Las Cafeteras, Somi, Time is Fire

@@@ Las Cafeteras: Tastes Like L.A. (Las Cafeteras, 2017)  A self-released contemporary Latin record also off this week’s WRIR weekly playlist email.  Where the record below, which I listened to first, was about an African in New York City, this recording appears to be associated with Los Angeles.   347 more words


Music for Your Dancing Feet !

There is nothing like lyrics centred on cassava and love to get you moving…literally speaking !

Tekno – Pana


Mokoomba in Seattle May 25 and 26

Greetings Afro-Fusion and Zimbabwean music fans!
Mokoomba, the exciting Afro-Fusion band from Zimbabwe, will be performing live in Seattle at the Royal Room May 25, and in an intimate House concert May 26. 124 more words

African Music

Best of 2017 Pick 2

Tinariwen: Elwan (Anti-, 2017)

Is this the best Tinariwen record in their discography?  I don’t have the time to make that judgment.  Is it going to be one of the best African records of the year?   85 more words


It's time for Adira

Adira Afrika is the new gospel sensation who has just released her single Arise featuring internationally acclaimed Apostle Dr. Pearl Kupe from her debut album… 440 more words


Music for 4/5/17!!! Mamadou Kelly, Vieux Farka Toure

@@@ Mamadou Kelly: Djamila (Clermont, 2015) Kelly has a new album (I read on the WRIR review email) but his new one is not up on the Apple Music.   308 more words


Open Streets April 2017

On Sunday 2 April, Marimba Jam set up along the side of Eiselben Road in Mitchell’s Plain as part of the Open Streets Project in Cape Town. 140 more words

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