Month: July 2014

July 31, 2014

By mixing Mandé music, specifically that of the Maninka and Bamana people, with traditional and modern influences, Benyoro have developed a driving sound with bass and drum kit holding down a heavy groove with accents from the taman (talking drum) and djembe as kora and electric guitar lead the charge. The result is infectious.

July 28, 2014
July 21, 2014

Today’s episode explores a variety of music from Colombia, Brazil, France, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Puerto Rico, Mali and Guinea. Check out an hour of global musical diversity guaranteed to surprise you.

July 14, 2014

This edition features music from Brazil, the Netherlands, Argentina and Germany as we celebrate the final weekend of World Cup action. Then we travel to the USA, Thailand, Angola, India, England, Afghanistan and Australia. An exciting hour of world music awaits.

July 9, 2014

Libation predominantly features elements of highlife, maringa and palm wine mixed with baskeda and gumbe – relatives of reggae and soukous. The band tackles issues of love, relationships, religion, poverty and social inequality throughout the record.