DakhaBrakha

Huun Huur Tu

Oumou Sangare

Lenine

Labess

Afro-Cuban All Stars

Aditya Prakash Ensemble

Manganiyar Seduction

Goitse

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

San Salvador

AVAWAVES

Justin Adams & Mauro Durante

Paris Combo

Dakh Daughters

Karsh Kale

Nitin Sawhney

Souad Massi


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  • Mauro Durante and Justin Adams interview on PopMatters May 14, 2021Mauro Durante and Justin Adams interview on PopMatters
    Mauro Durante and Justin Adams discuss making the new Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino LP, Meridiana, under Covid-19’s challenging conditions and suspended time.
    George de Stefano – May 13, 2021
    Like so many bands worldwide, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (CGS) were left stranded by the Covid-19 pandemic, unable to get together to record or perform concerts. For the Southern Italian ...
  • DakhaBrakha – Feature Article December 5, 2020DakhaBrakha - Feature Article
    Hailing from Kyiv, Ukraine, World music outfit DakhaBrakha see themselves as ambassadors for their culture, which influences everything from their name (“Give/Take” in Ukrainian) to their outfits. They aim to keep Ukrainian musical and storytelling tradition alive by making it more accessible to a younger, international audience. The result – a musical melting pot described ...
  • Aditya Prakash CD, ‘Diaspora Kid’, reviewed in Songlines December 5, 2020Aditya Prakash CD, 'Diaspora Kid', reviewed in Songlines
    The Los Angeles music scene, famed for its slick studio bands and hit factories, has a reputation for perfection rather than experimentation. Diaspora Kid subverts the expectations of its origin with a genuinely fresh fusion of jazz and Karnatic (South Indian classical) traditions. Aditya Parkash is an LA native with deep roots in Chennai. As ...
  • Belle du Berry, vocalist with Paris Combo, has died August 12, 2020Belle du Berry, vocalist with Paris Combo, has died
    I am sorry to inform everyone that Paris Combo’s charismatic vocalist Belle du Berry died yesterday, August 11, 2020. We had worked with Belle and Paris Combo for more that 20 years. She was a wonderful vocalist, center-stage attraction, mother, spouse, and an irreplaceable friend. My most sincere condolences to her family.
    Bill Smith
     
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