Thu 5 Dec
Jeri-Jeri with Mbene Diatta Seck: Mbeuguel Dafa Nekh
Mark Ernestus presents JERI-JERI (led by Bakane Seck) with Mbene Diatta Seck: Mbeuguel Dafa Nekh http://ndagga.com Filmed in Kaolack, Senegal.
Mon 21 Oct
Tamikrest: “Chatma” (Trailer)
Tamikrest means “crossing” in the language of the Kel Tamashek, a traditionally nomadic Saharan people that are commonly referred to as the Tuaregs.
Fri 19 Apr
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba - “Jama ko” (2013)
Out here records came back last week from Mali with new videofootage and music. Reacting to the crisis in his country Bassekou & his band decided to record a new song in support of the north and the festival au desert which also can not take place this year due to the state of emergency. The track brings together the different regions of Mali. Bassekou is joined by Afel Bocoum from Niafunke and Ahmed Ag Kaedi of the group Amanar from Kidal.
Ensaio | Orquestra Tabajara (by cultura)
A special program about Brasil’s Orquestra Tabajara, whose leader and composer was the great Severino Araujo who passed away last August.
Thu 4 Oct
New concert recording from Zion80!. Recorded Live at The Stone NYC July 30, 2012.
Zion80 explores the music of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach through the lens of the Afrobeat master Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Led by Jon Madof of Rashanim (John Zorn’s Tzadik Records), the 15-piece band sets the beautiful melodies of Reb Shlomo in arrangements using the polyrhythmic intensity of Afrobeat along with the flavor of the downtown New York City improvised music scene. Stay tuned for a CD on Tzadik Records in 2013!
All songs by Shlomo Carlebach, Arranged by Jon Madof.
Tue 18 Sep
Mulatu Astatke - Live at Ethnomechanica Festival 2011
45 minute full set by Ethiopian master Mulatu Astatke from 2011.
Tue 10 Apr
Oumou SANGARE - Diaraby Nene
The original to Digitaline’s tech house stomper called Africa, one of last year’s biggest dancefloor hits. From Mali’s Oumou Sangare.
Tue 8 Jun
Fred Frith, Iva Bittová & Pavel Fajt (Step across the border) (via lokomendoza)