Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

Weekend Music Break, N°29

Here’s a resolution for the new year: to feature more Togolese pop. If you don’t know who the above Toofan duo is, google “Cool Catché”. Kuduro on the other hand we can never feature enough — this is a new video for MC Maskarado:

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Music Break / SMOD

SMOD (one of NPR’s “5 new African bands that ruled in 2010″) have written an ode to ‘the young girls of Mali’. Personally I think 2011 will be the year for them, touring heavily in Europe this...

Friday, November 26th, 2010

Music Break

Last month, Mali’s trio SMOD (consisting of DJ Sam, Ousco and Donski) released a second single, Les Dirigeants Africains, taken from their new self-titled album. Sure, producer Manu Chao’s stamp is all over it, but SMOD’s lyrics...