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Chiwoniso

The little girl of Zimbabwean artist Dumisani Maraire, singer/mbira player Chiwoniso Maraire specialized within an R&B-drenched design of African pop. However the vocalist, who passed her initial name skillfully, wasn’t actually blessed in Africa. Chiwoniso was created in Olympia, Washington, and resided in the U.S. until adolescence; she was 15 …

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Bokanté

Bokanté is a music group task founded by Snarky Puppy’s Michael Little league. He explains the audio of multi-cultural, multi-lingual, and multi-generational Bokanté like a “weird mix of Western African music, Delta blues, and Led Zeppelin and Caribbean kaladja (with lyrics in Creole and French).” The eight-piece ensemble contains Little …

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ÌFÉ

Puerto Rico-based ÌFÉ may be the music, visual, and religious task of American drummer/manufacturer/singer Otura Mun (delivered Tag Underwood). Self-described simply because “upcoming Afro-Caribeña fusion,” ÌFÉ’s audio is usually a cross-cultural amalgam that begins using the sonic discussions of Cuban rhumba and provides layers of digital synth textures, polyrhythmic patterns, …

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Flamingods

A genre-defying tribal pop/experimental worldbeat clothing with origins in both Britain and Bahrain, Flamingods’ dizzying mixture of traditional African and Middle Eastern music, psych-folk, and prog falls someplace among the Avalanches, Konono Nº1, Animal Collective, and Goat. Shaped in Bahrain this year 2010 by Kamal Rasool, Sam Rowe, Charles Prest, …

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Tal National

Hailing from Niamey, the administrative centre city of Niger, Western world Africa, the top ensemble music group Tal Country wide was produced in 2000 by charismatic ringleader and Western world African guitar excel at Hamadal Issoufou Moumine, also called Almeida. Supported by from five to twelve music artists and performers, …

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Tamikrest

Bridging the space between African traditional music and American blues and rock and roll influences, Tamikrest certainly are a group from your Western African nation of Mali. Tamikrest’s audio speaks of a worldwide perspective, however the group’s lyrical message is usually a reflection from the assault and chaos which have …

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Bombino

Meditative and earthy, Niger-based musician Bombino conjures the expansiveness from the Sahara landscaping. Blessed in 1980 as Goumar Almoctar in the nomadic Tuareg encampment Tidene, Bombino emerged old during much politics upheaval, fleeing along with his family members to Algeria by 1990 and time for north Niger’s largest town, Agadez, …

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Little Comets

Famed for his or her impromptu gigs in unorthodox venues, North East four-piece Small Comets’ mixture of tricky percussive rhythms and Afro-beat-tinged guitars provides seen them called the Uk Vampire Weekend. Hailing from Sunderland and Newcastle, brothers Robert (business lead vocals, electric guitar) and Michael (business lead electric guitar) Coles, …

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Fool’s Gold

Mixing African and Middle Eastern influences as well as a hazy hint of guitar-based Traditional western pop, the LA world-pop outfit Fool’s Gold produce music that’s as glittery and beguiling as their moniker suggests, though not nearly as disingenuous. Spearheaded by bassist/vocalist Luke Best and Lewis Pesacov, both indigenous Israelis …

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Playing for Change

A continuing multimedia project, Performing for Change was made in 2004 by manufacturer/engineers Tag Johnson and Enzo Buono. Expecting to breakdown musical and cultural obstacles and promote a tranquil world-view, the duo journeyed around the world recording street music artists playing the same tracks with the thought of making a …

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