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Talvin Singh: Drum & Space 2011

OVER A DECADE HAS ELAPSED since East London tabla-tonics master, Talvin Singh, graced the cover of the 10th anniversary issue of Straight No Chaser having notched up a Mercury Award for his ‘OK’ album. During that 10 year period the … Continue reading

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What are you reading?

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Black Heart + The Dervish House: A couple of juicy summer reads well worth checking out. Mike Nicol’s ‘Black Heart’ is the third book in a trilogy of South African revenge thrillers featuring two former ANC activists/gun runners Mace Bishop … Continue reading

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University of Gnawa meets Weather Report….

Martin Meissonnier has a serious track record as producer having worked with, amongst others, Don Cherry, Khaled, Manu Dibango, Amina, King Sunny Ade, PapaWemba, Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Seun Kuti. In a recent communication he turned me onto the album … Continue reading

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