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Sunday, March 18, 2012

World Music Headlines

New release this week:Del Castillo  Infinitas Rapsodias (Smilin’ Castle Records) Austin-based Tejano band with a smoking new release. Will be part of next week's Global Hit of the Week on Global Grooves.

Benjamin Escoriza, lead singer of the Flamenco band Radio Tarifa passed away March 9th in Madrid. He was 58. Radio Tarifa was a groundbreaking world music band that mixed traditional Flamenco with Arabic and North African influences.

Two new releases available at www.worldmusic.net :
The Rough Guide to Celtic Women
The Rough Guide to Psychedelic Africa (I'm especially excited about this one!) You can get a free track off of this release here: http://www.worldmusic.net/news/news/2012-03-12/rough-guide-to-psychedelic-africa-download-free-track/

The Rough Guide To Psychedelic Africa                                         Includes bonus CD by Victor Uwaifo

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