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Ojos de Brujo: Techarí Live

This live offering cements Ojos de Brujo's reputation as one of the fieriest collectives that world music has to offer.

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Manu Chao

When I heard that Manu Chao would be performing in Detroit, I didn’t believe it. After all, we don’t get a lot of Paris-born Zapatista supporters around these parts.

Diane Hightower
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Various Artists: The Rough Guide to World Music: Africa & Middle East

Rough Guide compiler John Armstrong wades through two of the most musically complex regions of the world so that new world music fans don't have to float around aimlessly.

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Various Artists: Gypsy Groove

If you fancy yourself taking the road less traveled, the Gypsies have you beat by thousands of years. Putumayo's Gypsy Groove showcases the influence their music is having on the current European dance scene.

Diane Hightower
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Various Artists: Urban Africa Club

East, West, and South Africa represent on Urban Africa Club.

Diane Hightower
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Kokolo: More Consideration

Kokolo, although ardent worshippers at Fela Kuti’s afrobeat altar, inject elements from their New York surroundings into More Consideration.

Diane Hightower

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