books, magazines such as fRoots and The Beat, and videos are available
from Stern's Records, www.sternsmusic.com
Sterns is also a record label.
out Uncle Sam of Africa's web site: Uncle
Sam of Africa.
Earth is a UK-based record label. Included in the catalogue are
Aster Aweke and Mose Fan Fan. Address: P.O. Box 240, Wembley,
HA0 4FX. email firstname.lastname@example.org
more on African Music, including up-to-the-minute special features
and photos on Congolese music by Martin Sinnock, visit the USA-based
A web site devoted to Papa Wemba and his bands - history, news,
discography, and photos: Papa
from Ethiopia and Eritrea: Largest Ethiopian music collection
on the Internet. information about performers and other music-related
topics. Eritrean Music, Amharic Music, Oromo Music, Traditional
Music, Mezmur, Orthodox Mezmur, Tigrigna.
Read about Robert
Falk's music, his collaborations with Congolese and West African
musicians and download tracks at his
is the place to go to efficiently buy African music over the internet
in different formats: CD and vinyl too. There's a huge selection
available, all arranged by country: www.natari.com
a look at a very informative web site devoted to classical music
by Africans and people of African descent: www.Africlassical.com.
African composers included in the site are Fela Sowande and Samuel
Ekpe Akpabot of Nigeria, and Mzilikazi Khumalo and Michael Mosoeu
Moerane of South Africa.
www.putumayo.com to find
out all about this exciting world music CD label.
musicians featured include Oliver Mtukudzi and Habib Koite. On
the site there is an on-line catalogue and much, much more!
Africa Centre is a London venue with a variety of music and arts
events. Info is on their web site www.africacentre.org.uk
Wrasse Records for
their catalogue that includes CDs by Angelique Kidjo, Souad Massi,
Femi Kuti, Ismael Lo, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and more...
Minute Music is an agency in France for booking, amongst others,
Rokia Traore, Sally Nyolo, Ismael Lo, Cheikh Lo, Kékélé.
Their web site has both English and French versions.
are a top Afro-beat band based in New York and their web site
is at http://antibalas.com
is a top quarterly Music and Entertainment magazine based in Kenya
but now available world-wide. Check their web site: www.phatafrica.com
details about Nigerian Afro-beat saxophonist/vocalist Lagbaja,
including his tour dates and discography, go to http://www.lagbaja.com
out more details on Baaba Maal at http://www.baabamaal.tv
legendary kora player from Guinea, Mory Kante, has a web site
with versions in English, French and German at www.morykante.com
with lots of info, including discography.