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QC INTERVIEW: VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ

by marc amigone (photo by Cedric Angeles) Vieux Farka Touré is one of the world’s brightest young stars, picking up where his legendary father Ali left off playing his native Mali’s traditional music all over the world. After his show at Central Park SummerStage last month, I was lucky enough to interview him on music, [...]

NATION BEAT: LEGENDS OF THE PREACHER

by marc amigone It’s not often you’ll hear Portuguese lyrics sung over a Cajun blues backdrop, but Legends of the Preacher, the new album from Nation Beat, set to release July 15th on Modiba Productions, has a groove and character all its own. Blending sounds of Southern blues with Brazilian maracatu and a whole lot [...]