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Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013

The Best of the Black President 2 (Knitting Factory Works)

 Bandleader Fela Kuti was a political activist in Nigeria, and his views were popular throughout Africa, but he would have found few hearers without his music. The two-disc Black President collection culls from some of his best
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

Wulu Wulu (Bik Records)

 With nearly all the news filtering out of North Africa these days concerned with the anti-groove, zero-fun Islamic extremists holding Mali’s rich tradition hostage, a new release of sunny Afrobeat and the very first outside-of-Nigeria
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

Love Changes (Daystorm)

 Love Changes was 40 years in the making, in a manner of speaking. In 1972 Gary Tanin, a young Milwaukee songwriter, released an LP of hopeful melancholy called Love Changes All. It was naked, just voice and piano, but

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