Nov 10, 2013
All About Jazz
Senegalese Voices: Daby Balde and...
The West African nation of Senegal is home of two of the biggest stars in modern world music, Youssou N'Dour and Baaba Maal, whose output has ranged from sabar drum-driven mbalax and other local styles to Sufi meditational music, rumba, hip-hop and dance music.
Mail & Guardian
Mbalax gets a makeover on the way to Berlin
It fuses the sabar and talking drum-driven rhythms of Senegal's mbalax music with the German's touch for techno and dub.
Belfast concert calls on G8 leaders to end poverty
Northern Irish indie-rock band Two Door Cinema Club headlined an anti-poverty concert on Saturday in Belfast, designed to put pressure on G8 leaders meeting nearby to tackle world hunger.
WNYC-AM New York
For this New Sounds, listen to world music from the region that includes Yemen, Ethiopia, Sudan, along with other parts of Africa.
Mark Ernestus collects Jeri-Jeri singles on two LPs
Mark Ernestus will release two collections of his Jeri-Jeri material, 800% Ndagga and Ndagga Versions , on June 3rd.