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CDs, books, magazines such as fRoots and The Beat, and videos are available from Stern's Records, Sterns is also a record label.
Check out Uncle Sam of Africa's web site: Uncle Sam of Africa.
Triple 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 [email protected]
For 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 Wemba
Music 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 site Robert Falk .
NATARI 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:
Have a look at a very informative web site devoted to classical music by Africans and people of African descent: 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.
Visit to find out all about this exciting world music CD label.
African musicians featured include Oliver Mtukudzi and Habib Koite. On the site there is an on-line catalogue and much, much more!
The Africa Centre is a London venue with a variety of music and arts events. Info is on their web site
Visit Wrasse Records for their catalogue that includes CDs by Angelique Kidjo, Souad Massi, Femi Kuti, Ismael Lo, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and more...
Mad 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.
Antibalas are a top Afro-beat band based in New York and their web site is at
PHAT! is a top quarterly Music and Entertainment magazine based in Kenya but now available world-wide. Check their web site:
For details about Nigerian Afro-beat saxophonist/vocalist Lagbaja, including his tour dates and discography, go to
Check out more details on Baaba Maal at
 The legendary kora player from Guinea, Mory Kante, has a web site with versions in English, French and German at with lots of info, including discography.