Tracks For The Ethiopian New Year
On Ethiopian Instrumentation
Audio: Old Money x Lamin Fofana ‘Ethiopia / Nāga’
Addis Ababa: Colours of the Nile Film Festival [11/7-11/11]
NYC: Wayna at Blue Note Jazz Club
Catch Wayna performing at New York City’s Blue Note Jazz Club this Friday!
Photos: East Africa’s Controversial ‘Drug’
Check out the Horn of Africa’s controversial ‘drug’ khat on the streets of Nairobi.
Video: Mirel Wagner ‘No Death’
Ethiopian-born Mirel Wagner sings gloomy, bare-boned folk songs, watch her absolutely absorbing clip for the stunning “No Death” above.
The Simpsons Eat Injera
The Simpsons‘ car breaks down in Little Ethiopia, sheds insight on the American exoticization of foreign cultures.
Audio: Debo Band ‘Gedawo (Kiddid Remix)’
Ethiopian group Debo Band‘s cover of Ethio-funk classic “Gedawo” gets a deep-bass dub remix from Queens producer Kiddid, grab it for free.
Film: Merkato – Addis Ababa’s Open Air Market!
MERKATO, a fresh documentary that focuses on the modern threats to one of Africa’s oldest and largest open air markets.
Video: Debo Band and Fendika Dancers do “Addis Ababa Bete” + Tour Dates
Debo Band and Fendinka bring east African sounds to the West – check out the electrifying live video of the show, and NYC catch them at Lincoln Center tomorrow.
The Rough Guide to African Lullabies
Listen to the soothing sounds of The Rough Guide to African Lullabies – just TRY and stay awake. We dare you.