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Amadou and Mariam originally planned ‘Folila’ as two albums: a crossover effort with their friends in New York, and a rootsier one recorded at home in Bamako, with African guests.…

Few years back, there was a band called Wildbirds & Peacedrums. They featured a frenzied Swedish frontlady with ace hair called Mariam Wallentin, and her husband Andreas Werliin who played…

There are two ways us Westerners approach Africa. Musically speaking, that is, not as in ‘by plane’. There’s the art-rock method, with acts like Vampire Weekend using the continent as…

This Glaswegian act pull a Merrill Garbus, making great music but insisting on driving us mad with the infuriating alternating caps lock in their name. But hey, we can forgive…

It’s not hard to feel sorry for musicians plying their trade in 2011. While there were never actually that many rock stars who got to share a gold plated Jacuzzi…