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Listen: Remembering Tony Allen

Following the sad news of legendary Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen’s death on Thursday 30 April 2020, we host a Spotify playlist of his music as a tribute. 

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Guest mix by Japan Blues

Japan Blues's Howard Williams takes time out from his NTS show to give us an introduction into some of his favourite Japanese sounds.

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Listen: Cuban Music

Music is Cuba’s lifeblood, an inseparable part of the country’s cultural identity. Here we pick a small handful of our favourites from the nations past, present and future.