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modrums: Roots of Soukous Mix

60 minsFirst aired 7 Dec 2018
John Quilty

A non-chronological exploration of the roots and branches of Congolese rumba, cavacha, soukous and beyond.

Morgan Greenstreet (modrums) is a musician, DJ and journalist based in New York City. As a drummer, he has toured and recorded extensively with Karikatura, Zongo Junction and others. As a music journalist he has written for NPR, PRI and produced podcasts for Afropop Worldwide, a Peabody Award-winning media organization devoted to African and Afro-diasporic popular music. As a DJ, he’s half of the NYC-based champeta party Terapia & Verbena with DJ Elkin Pautt, and the Zona Libre party and podcast with dj tres dos.

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