New Music from West Africa

Hear new music from the Tuareg band Tinariwen on this New Sounds. Fresh from opening for the Rolling Stones this past summer, the band unleashes more electric guitar-driven primal desert blues on their latest effort, "Aman Iman." Also, the Afromotive - a thundering 9-piece band from the Ivory Coast by way of Asheville, North Carolina - make irresistibly Afro-beat-y-licious dance music. We'll sample some of that, and listen for music from Youssou N'Dour, Leni Stern, and others.

PROGRAM #2734, Recent Afropop (First aired on Fri. 11/09/07)






Aman Iwan: Water Is Life

Mano Dayak [5:30] Imidiwan Winakalin [4:30]

World Village #468067** www.worldvillage

Youssou N’Dour

Rokku Mi Rokka

Pullo Ardo [4:00] Baay Faal [4:30]

Nonesuch #266044 **

Various artists: Tony Allen With Afrika 70

Make the Most of Your Time On Earth: A Rough Guide To The World

Progress [6:00]

Rough Guide #RGBOX-6

The Afromotive

Scare Tactics

Yako [9:30]

Harmonized #031 www.harmonized

Colombiafrica – the Mystic Orchestra

Voodoo Love Inna Champeta-Land

Sambangole [5:00]

Riverboat #1035

Leni Stern


Ousmane [6:30]

WLSR #1037