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World Music: March 2013 Archives

Howard and Bassekou

What does the Montreal band Arcade Fire have in common with Mali musician Bassekou
Kouyate? The common thread is a Canadian music producer called Howard Bilerman. Reuben "unravelled" that thread when he talked with Karen Gordon.

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There's more on this fascinating story at the
CBC Music website.
That's where you can also listen to a stream of Bassekou Kouyate's new album for 1 week.