Africa Express Presents: The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians

The new album from Africa Express & the Syrian National Orchestra is a bold alternative to the images of war torn Syria that flood our media.

It's the penultimate night of Africa Express tour of Europe with former and current members of the Syrian National Orchestra. On stage in Istanbul’s stunning Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Theatre, Julia Holter’s boldly vulnerable voice skips above the soaring orchestral strings and Seckou Keita’s lightly percussive kora playing.

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14 African Artists You Need To See At SXSW

Here are the African artists you can't miss at SXSW 2016.

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ASAMAAN Festival of Music x Astronomy

Details on a new African music festival, ASAMAAN combining music and astronomy set to take place on Gorée Island (Dakar, Sénégal) in April and the kickstarter campaign.

Audio: Noura Mint Seymali 'Azawan' [EP]

Stream/download Mauritanian music diva Noura Mint Seymali latest EP 'Azawan.'