Tarika, Beasts, Ghosts and Dancing With History

New York, USA – Tarika 10: Beats, Ghosts and Dancing With History is a ten-year retrospective of one the most important bands in Afropop. The Enhanced CD features 15 tracks from the past decade including rare and previously unreleased remixes and tracks, a live Performance from the WOMAD festival and two video tracks from Soul Makassar.Hailing from Madagascar, Tarika led by Hanitra Rasoanaivo has developed a huge international following with their unique, modern blend of the roots music styles from their homeland. Their contemporary use of traditional Malagasy
instruments teamed with infectious melodies, wild churning grooves and brilliant harmonies make Tarika’s music transcend conventional world music boundaries.

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Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for TelevisiĆ³n EspaƱola (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.