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5/23/16: Blake Shelton, Kondi Band, Vukovar, Alaric

@@@ Blake Shelton: If I’m Honest (Warner Bros, 2014).  Mainstream beefcake new country superstah Blake Shelton mashes country with classic rock.  In this first tune, nobody’s leaving until they’re outta cold beer.  517 more words


The Foehn That Swept Me Up: Drinking, Writing and Africa

“There are a number of persistent malevolent winds, perhaps the best known of which are the mitral of France and the Mediterranean sirocco, but a  2,509 more words


Wizkid; Revolutionizing Africa’s Music Industry

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun better known by his stage name Wizkid is a Nigerian recording artist, songwriter and performer.  The singer who started his musical career at age 11 signed a record deal with… 585 more words

African Music

May 25: Congo Combo

Episode 14 of CAVACHA EXPRESS! will feature Congolese songs that have flirted with other music genres such as funk, salsa, and kompa, which inspired this episode’s title. 30 more words

Congolese Music

Best of 2016 Pick 8

Konono No. 1 Meets Batida (Crammed Disc, 2016)

I’m not particularly interested in preaching to the choir.  Those folks who know about Konono No. 1 don’t need me to praise them.  167 more words


5/5/16: Zedd and Keisha, Woodland Telegraph, Aesop Rock, Imarhan,

@@@ Zedd & Keisha: True Colors (     , 2016).  Some uplifting, post-shitshow dance electronica from Keisha after her public blowout with Dr. Luke.  Who knows what happened with their respective junk?  414 more words


Zimbabwean Dance Party May 6

Zimbabwean Dance Party
Join us at the Triple Door Musicquarium with Anzanga, Zambuko, and the University of Washington Zim Marimba Club. Bring your dancing shoes! … 126 more words

African Music