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Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Weekend Music Break, N°34

Pretty much all of this week’s artist are regular guests on the blog. First up: Pitcho. Remember him. Second, lifted from his ‘Jama ko’ record, here’s a Mali-shot video for Bassekou Kouyate: 

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Weekend Music Break, N°31

Once again, demonstrating Azonto’s global reach, the Azonto London Allstars conquer a myriad of urban landscapes with their indefatigable dance moves to the beat of a mix by DJ Sawa. Above. Next, with hair fit for the...

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Oh Amadou

I think it was 2005 when I first saw Amadou & Mariam play live. At the local summer festival in Brussels, the tent was pretty much empty when they walked on stage. An hour later, toward the...

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Music Break

Amoeba is a landmark record store in Berkeley (on Telegraph). Now they have branches in San Francisco and LA. They also hosts live concerts with artists, like Nneka above (we get a 38 minute set...