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Preview: MANANA Festival @ Santiago de Cuba (Cuba, 4-6 May 2016)

Preview: MANANA Festival @ Santiago de Cuba (Cuba, 4-6 May 2016)

The new Cuban dawn is also lighting up and enlivening the country’s outstanding music scene. An example of this trend is a new festival which will inspirit Santiago de Cuba’s days (and nights) throughout the first weekend of May. From next spring, Manana Festival will indeed bring together two of...
Interview: Alhousseini Anivolla & Maarja Nuut @ WOMAD (July 2015)

Interview: Alhousseini Anivolla & Maarja Nuut @ WOMAD (July 2015)

Cross-cultural collaborations are a big thing at WOMAD, and 2015 was no exception. Today we talked to a most unusual pairing of desert blues fused with the folk traditions of the chilly Baltic. Etran Finatawa guitarist, percussionist and vocalist Alhousseini Anivolla from Niger teamed up with fiddler and singer Maarja...
Preview: DakhaBrakha @ Village Underground (London, 1st October 2015)

Preview: DakhaBrakha @ Village Underground (London, 1st October 2015)

Ukraine has never been so punk and we are not talking about music, but attitude… DakhaBrakha, one of the most exciting and radical representations of the contemporary Eastern European music scene, will visit London tomorrow and shake up Village Underground turning upside down many of your certainties about the art....
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