Friday, December 2 2011
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.
Wednesday, January 27 2010
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.
Monday, January 18 2010
The top 10 "world music" CDs of 2009, stretching from Africa and the French Caribbean to New Zealand and Brooklyn.
Wednesday, May 25 2011
Latest release continues a remarkable evolution.
Monday, July 19 2010
The sound of the new African century: joyful, confident, and boisterous
Monday, June 1 2009
Fondo is not world music so much as music from the world.
Friday, September 28 2007
These new versions of songs from Vieux Farka Touré's excellent self-titled debut shine with the inspiration of their source material and cohere nicely as an album of world beat electronica.
Tuesday, February 13 2007
The son of the late Ali Farka Touré carries forth the sound of his father's Malian desert blues on this remarkably assured debut.
Tuesday, June 7 2011
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.
Tuesday, May 10 2011
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.