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   New Touré-Raichel Collective has been released

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WHAT'S HOT

The Budos Band drop new single

There's a brand new track by The Budos Band on NWB. "The Sticks" is the first single from the group's first album in four years, Burnt Offering. The record will be released October 21st on Daptone Records. Good sounds for welcoming trick-or-treaters this Halloween.

 

Smokin' video from Seun Kuti
"African Smoke" is the second music video to come from Seun Kuti & Egypt 80's recent Knitting Factory Records album A Long Way To The Beginning. The single features Ghana's Blitz the Ambassador and was inspired by a poem written by Keith Richards.

 

Fresh music from Indo-Canadian singer
Juno winner Kiran Ahluwalia has announced the release of her sixth album Sanata: Stillness. The record is scheduled for release October 14th. Toronto audiences will be able to attend the concert launch of Sanata: Stillness at Koerner Hall October 3rd.

 

New Touré-Raichel Collective has been released
Earlier this year, Vieux Farka Touré and Idan Raichel were in the City of Lights where they recorded The Paris Session for Cumbancha Records. NewWorldBuzz is playing the track "Hodu" from the new disc.

 

New Tony Allen album set for release this month
Afrobeat legend Tony Allen, who celebrated his 74th birthday in August, will be releasing a new album called Film of Life in October. The Nigerian drummer's label Jazz Village has released the single "Go Back," a new song that features vocals and keyboards from English musician Damon Albarn. The track is now trending on NWB.

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Dirtwire | "Damn Rooster" | download
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Los Ecos | "Me Siento Feliz" | download
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FELA FRIDAY FACT
Did you know... Fela Kuti refused to perform songs again after he had already recorded them? Throughout his career, Fela had many offers to perform his past hits, but he declined.
 
 
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