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  • Filed under: News
  • 08/02/2011

Awesome Tapes From Africa Launches New Label

That's right—Brian Shimkovitz, the man responsible for the, uh, awesome Awesome Tapes From Africa blog, and also this XLR8R podcast from way back, has just announced that he's about to launch a label. ATFA's first release, which comes this fall, will feature Malian singer Nâ Hawa Doumbia. The newly minted reissue label will be distributed through Secretly Canadian's chain, and promises to get 50% of the releases' profits back into the hands of the artists. (via Altered Zones)

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