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6 albums you need to hear this week
6 albums you need to hear this week

In this week’s selection : Banga ritualism blends with Noise Rock in Ifriqiyya Electrique’s album, Lee Field reminds us to believe in love, UK Neo-Soul ambassador Ady Suleiman releases a mixtape and Ghanaian rapper KiddBlack […]

Ifriqiyya Electrique fuses Saharian ritualism with Noise Rock in ‘He Eh Lalla’ music video
Ifriqiyya Electrique fuses Saharian ritualism with Noise Rock in 'He Eh Lalla' music video

The French-Italian-Tunisian band is back with a new album titled Laylet el Booree to be released on April 5th on Glitterbeat Records. Unveiling their music video for ‘He Eh Lalla’. European Post-Punk musicians Gianna Greco and François R. […]

The 20 Best Albums of 2017
List / Guide
The 20 Best Albums of 2017

PAM’s music critics share their nominations for the best Pan-African albums of the year. The list below is made up of personal favorites to the Pan African Music team, and is just a small roundup of […]

FMM Sines: “world music” vs “musics of the world” in Portugal’s biggest festival
FMM Sines: "world music" vs "musics of the world" in Portugal's biggest festival

Inside a medieval castle and under the star-lighted sky of the Portuguese Atlantic coast, singer Oumou Sangaré and her musicians entertain a very mixed audience – in style, age and social class. At the same […]

Ifriqiyya Électrique: Trance-Europe-Express on the road of the Tunisian Banga ritual
Ifriqiyya Électrique: Trance‑Europe‑Express on the road of the Tunisian Banga ritual

Afro-Tunisian ritual trance meets nomadic Western post-industrial punk. Convulsed children’s bodies, their faces turned towards the sky and their eyes rolling back, people chanting until exhaustion, their feet beating the ground… loud percussions, sometimes slow, […]