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Habib Koité concerts in November 2014

Mali’s Habib Koité is at the end of a European tour at the moment. If  you’re quick you can catch him and the band Bamado at the following dates: 26/11/2014 Fabrik – Hamburg DE 27/11/2014 Music Hall – Worpswede DE 28/11/2014 Club Franz K – Reutlingen DE 29/11/2014 Das Haus – Ludwigshafen DE 30/11/2014 Frankfurter… Read More »

Womex 2014 showcases the best of World Music

WOMEX salutes fado star Mariza The annual celebration of world music, Womex, is currently taking place in Santiago de Compostela in Spain. WOMEX is an international networking platform for the world music industry. This year’s five-day event – the 20th so far – comprises a bustling Trade Fair, Showcase Festival, Conference, and Film programme, as… Read More »

RIP: India’s Manna Rey

Although the movies of India are becoming increasingly popular, its music is still very little known. So it’s sad to hear about the death of Manna Dey on October 24, 2013 before he could be recognised outside India. Mr. Dey’s playback singing caught the public’s attention with the duet with Suraiya “Jago Aaye Usha Ponchi… Read More »