Digging for Gold

Songlines
January 2011
Records labels are delving into long lost back catalogues and bringing musical treasures back to life.

Yes We Can: Songs About Leaving Africa

Songlines
The record stores are full of them, but have you ever thought about what's involved in making a compilation
July 2010

Dedicated Followers

Songlines
August / September 2010
Cheikh Lo and Carlou D are two of the biggest followers of religious songs praising Islamic leaders.

Sufi's Choice

The Guardian
23rd July 2010
With his love-it or hate-it guitar style, Cheikh Lo has always been a one off.

Wandering Star

Arise
April 2010
Emerging from the underground Keziah Jones, the continent hopping creator of blufunk...

Here's looking at you, Kidjo!

Songlines
March 2010
Angélique Kidjo is fast gaining a reputation as not only a formidible singer...

Senegal's Rising Star

Brussels Airlines B Spirit Magazine
January / February 2010
Carlou D is Senegal's new singer in town, and Youssou N'Dour is already a fan.

From Guinea Bissau

Songlines
October 2009
Bissau Guinean hip-hop stars are singing out about the recent political assasinations...