From one of our favourite labels – World Circuit – comes news of a highly anticipated album: “Afrocubism”. This project is what “Buena Vista Social Club” was originally intended to be…

This documentary provides an exclusive look at the making of the most eagerly anticipated release in world music. This collaboration of the finest musicians from Cuba and Mali features Eliades Ochoa, Bassekou Kouyate, Djelimady Tounkara, and Toumani Diabate, and sees the realisation of the project that inadvertently became the Buena Vista Social Club.

Release date is 11th October for most countries.

After the jump watch another video – the first take of the first song recorded on this project!…

Here’s some coverage and more background on NPR’s “All Songs Considered.”

By |2010-09-04T15:30:22-07:00September 4th, 2010|CDs, Film Alert, Sound Alert|0 Comments

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