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Hailu Mergia

Our favorite Ethiopian Jazz keyboard player and accordionist, Hailu Mergia, has a new release out!   The album Wede Harer Guzo is not actually a new release but a re-release. It was recorded in the 1970s in Ethiopia and mostly forgotten about until now, thanks to Awesome Tapes from Africa who rereleased the album this June. As… Read more »

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Rhythm Foundation Presents Ibeyi at the North Bandshell May 8, 2016

The Rhythm Foundation staff eats lunch together on Thursdays and talks about programming, shares music, makes plans. With TWO* Best of Miami awards in today’s 2016 New Times’ Best of Miami, we sat together in congratulatory happiness.   *Best Music Festival (TransAtlantic Festival) and Best Venue for Local Acts (North Beach Bandshell)… Read more »

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This Throwback Thursday we are checking in with Astro, the otherworldly Chilean Electro-Pop band who returns with sophomore album ‘Chicos de la Luz,’ due out tomorrow July 24th! Give the second single, ‘Druida,’ a listen which premiered on Consequence of Sound.    The group played a Florida debut at the… Read more »

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Summer is near and it’s getting hot in Miami. Keep cool with this collection of tropical grooves meant to make you dance like you’ve got it made in the shade.

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Longtime RF friend John Simmons shares his favorite show: “Marisa Monte, her sold-out US debut tour in Miami at the Colony Theater in 1994. I had been to Brasil several times and became obsessed with her Luis Gonzaga song, Xote das Meninas. I bought tix in the second row, literally… Read more »

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We pride ourselves at Rhythm Foundation on not canceling shows very often.  Many times we have faced terrible weather forecasts and said, let’s get out the tarps. Here is a memory from what is always refered to as ‘the rained out show.’ [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_6FzbEXqck&feature=youtu.be] Putamayo Records put a fantastic double bill… Read more »