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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Fatoumata Diawara at Nourse Theater

Read "Fatoumata Diawara at Nourse Theater" reviewed by Harry S. Pariser

Fatoumata Diawara
Nourse Theater
Mali Fest
San Francisco, CA
April 18, 2014

A buzz was in the air among those assembled at San Francisco's Nourse Theater for the first night of Mali Fest, a set of two concerts which featured two distinct acts. This initial evening headlined the multitalented singer, ...

Ulf Wakenius: Momento Magico

Read "Momento Magico" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Momento Magico is a solo outing from Swedish guitarist Ulf Wakenius, an exploration of three acoustic instruments--steel and nylon strung guitars and acoustic bass guitar. Wakenius undertakes this exploration across a mix of self-penned tunes and works by writers as varied as Erik Satie, Charles Trenet and Sixto Rodrigues.

Wakenius is an impressively adaptable ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

The Idan Raichel Project: Quarter to Six

Read "Quarter to Six" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Since emerging at the helm of his Project roughly a decade ago, Israeli composer, keyboardist and bandleader Idan Raichel has spirited through rarified air: He co-wrote a song for racial harmony with Israeli President Shimon Perez, and performed at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial inaugural ceremony in Washington, DC. He performed “Gift of Acceptance" with ...

Six Stops Around the Whirled

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Fort Knox Five
10 Years of The Fort Knox Five
Fort Knox Recordings
2013

“All good things come in five, baby...You can't get around no prime number, you dig?"

Some music just makes you feel good. You can't explain it but some music makes you feel like life's a ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Vieux Farka Touré Releases New Album "Mon Pays" (Six Degrees)

Vieux Farka Touré Releases New Album "Mon Pays" (Six Degrees)

His homeland in crisis, Touré responds with music. "I wanted to pay homage to our musical heritage," says a reflective Vieux Farka Touré. Being that his native Mali has been splintered by territorial fighting between Tuareg and Islamic rebels since January 2012, his new album, Mon Pays (Six Degrees Records), is devoted to reminding the world about ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

The Idan Raichel Project Live in NYC January 12 & 13

The Idan Raichel Project Live in NYC January 12 & 13

Since bursting onto the international music scene in 2003, The Idan Raichel Project has shattered expectations of Israeli pop with their unique blend of African, Latin American, Caribbean, and Middle Eastern sounds, coupled with a spectacular live show. The project continues to push musical boundaries garnering strong critical praise and winning over audiences worldwide. On January ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Announcing New Six Degrees Deluxe Digital Subscription Service

Six Degrees records is excited to announce that we are joining the family of excellent independent labels on Drip.fm's digital download subscription service. Drip.fm is a platform that connects labels with their fans through a monthly, subscription service. Now, for $10 a month, members who join our service will receive direct to their in box, all of ...

Various Artists: Wan Fambul / One Family

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Various Artists

Wan Fambul / One Family

Fambul Tok

2012

Music has the power to heal if not on the physical form, then surely in the spiritual and psychological levels of human nature. At the other end of human activity are wars, which are evil, horrific and leave deep scars on ...

NEWS: RECORDING

The Toure-Raichel Collective Debut Forthcoming March 27

The Toure-Raichel Collective Debut Forthcoming March 27

Touré-Raichel Collective, a collaboration between global superstars Vieux Farka Touré of Mali and Idan Raichel from Israel, was forged from a chance encounter at a German airport. Their growing friendship led to a performance at the Tel Aviv Opera House in November 2010. After that remarkable concert, Vieux and Idan, joined by Israeli bassist Yossi Fine ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Toure-Raichel Collective to Release Album March 27& Tour In April

Toure-Raichel Collective to Release Album March 27& Tour In April

The Touré-Raichel Collective, a collaboration between global superstars Vieux Farka Touré of Mali and Idan Raichel from Israel, was forged from a chance encounter at a German airport. Their growing friendship led to a performance at the Tel Aviv Opera House in November 2010. After that remarkable concert, Vieux and Idan, joined by Israeli bassist Yossi ...