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Album Review: Bandua – Bandua [Frente Bolivarista; February 2022]
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Album Review: Bandua – Bandua [Frente Bolivarista; February 2022]

In this thoughtful and heartfelt offering, Portuguese duo Bandua rework local folklore for a modern audience. Deep grooves and downtempo electronica interweave with traditional instruments, songs and stories on timeless themes of revelation, transformation and human expression. It’s a self-proclaimed love letter to their home, and it’s easy to fall...
News: A Call for Present and Future “Womexicans”

News: A Call for Present and Future “Womexicans”

It’s only March, but we are already looking forward to October for another Womex! The 2022 edition, which is going to happen in Lisbon between the 19th and 23rd of October, has recently announced its legendary 7 Samurai who will form the Official Jury and start to define another amazing programme of showcases, DJ-sets, film screenings, conferences, mentoring...
Interview: Q&A with Imarhan – Saharan Rockers (January 2022)

Interview: Q&A with Imarhan – Saharan Rockers (January 2022)

You don’t expect that one of the most sought-after and original rock bands would eventually come from an oasis city in the depths of the Algerian Sahara Desert. Still, since their inception occurred in 2006, Imarhan has grown into an unadulterated and impassionate embodiment of what the soul of rock...