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After Fela...Afrobeat lives on

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Afrobeat has left an indelible mark on music since its inception. Spearheaded by the man who created it, Fela Kuti, it continues to form the foundation of many a band's oevre since Fela's death in the late 90's. Band's like The Budos Band, Adrian Quesada & Ocote Soul Sounds, Antibalas, The Poets of Rhythm, The Cactus Channel and The Daktaris not only continue in the tradition that Fela and long-time drummer Tony Allen created, but bring their own flavor to that already tasty stew. On Tuesday, Sound Travels served up a bevy of the heady stuff. Here's your playlist for Tuesday, October 8th...