The sound of the world spinning. Music from the USA, Guinea, Jamaica, Tanzania, Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, Mali, Canada, Brazil, and beyond.
A world of inspiration. Music from the USA, Guadeloupe, Mexico, Madagascar, Colombia, Ethiopia, Venezuela, Canada, and beyond.
After spreading their sound to the world on Rising Tide, Mokoomba return with Luyando, an album which alters their approach slightly but ends up revealing a group that continues to grow more dynamic with each release. Their enthusiasm and technique is exemplary and their second album hits the mark.
Vieux Farka Touré returns with a balanced collection of ten original compositions recorded in front of a small audience in Woodstock, NY for the Woodstock Sessions. The setting draws the best out of this ensemble, giving the musicians a natural confidence that is transferred directly to the record.
Today is WVKR’s annual pledge drive. Please consider a contribution. Music from the Central African Republic, Canada, Mali, Italy, Trinidad, Cameroon, Israel, Iraq, Italy, Syria, England, Greece, France, Puerto Rico, and beyond.