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The Best World Music of 2011
1 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM
The best of this year's world music proves there's energy surging everywhere around music, this human-made fight to find an approximation of the inexpressible.
Part 3: From Porcupine Tree to Wye Oak
26 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM
Slipped Discs continues with Norwegian electro pop, lots of Scottish pop goodness, two rock institutions, a Soviet born chanteuse and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.
Top 10 Global Albums of 2009
17 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM
The top 10 "world music" CDs of 2009, stretching from Africa and the French Caribbean to New Zealand and Brooklyn.
The Touré-Raichel Collective: New York - 18 November 2014
2 Dec 2014 // 3:49 AM
The audience hears wonderfully evocative global music between Idan Raichel and Vieux Farka Touré as they collaborate unrehearsed on stage.
Vieux Farka Touré: Mon Pays
20 Jun 2013 // 6:03 PM
Vieux Farka Touré pays homage to a country he wants back.
Vieux Farka Touré - "All the Same" (feat. Dave Matthews) Video (PopMatters Premiere)
7 Jun 2011 // 2:00 AM
Afrobeat star Vieux Farka Touré's latest single is "All The Same", in which American jamband favorite Dave Matthews lends vocals to a haunting Touré melody.
Vieux Farka Touré - "Aigna" (feat. Derek Trucks) MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)
10 May 2011 // 6:10 AM
One of Africa's most widely respected young musicians, Vieux Farka Touré releases his third album, which features collaborations with Derek Trucks, Dave Matthews, as well as Touré final collaboration with his father.