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Pan African Space Station


The Pan African Space Station (PASS) is a music platform on the internet and in venues across the African world.

PASS Radio: a unique freeform radio station streaming cutting edge music live online 24/7. Live Events: throughout the year, PASS plays host to genre-busting music outfits from global Africa dedicated to exploring new musical territory. More here...

......In space since 2008......

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PASS pop-up studio is in orbit! Tune in to the stream to hear sessions from New York, London, Paris and more. Announcements on 2016 landings coming now-now. Check the PASS blog for the latest. Leap here...

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Listening to FESTAC

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As King Sunny Ade sang, welcome welcome to Nigeria… Ntone Edjabe and Kodwo Eshun hung out in the Chimurenga Library to listen close to records from or recorded for FESTAC ’77.    ( continue reading

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[…] PASS Pop-UP in Paris, Papa Dizzy will be present a mini-concert-lecture with […]... in PASS Pop-UP in Paris [ Tue 12/01 17:42 ]

[…] Eshun of The Otolith Collective/Group (profiled here) and publisher James Currey discuss the Heinemann African Writers Series, George Hallett, Bessie […]... in PASS in London: The Otolith Collective [ Thu 10/12 12:54 ]

[…] things off during the residency was photographer Marilyn Nance, who offered a rollicking commentary alongside her slideshow of shots from FESTAC ’77, a […]... in PASS in NY: Marilyn Nance – FESTAC 77 [ Mon 30/11 23:03 ]

[…] and choreographer Harmony Holiday digs in her Astro/Afrosonics Archive, which weaves poetry, poetics and music, through […]... in PASS in NY: Harmony Holiday [ Sun 15/11 23:55 ]

[…] a discussion on photography with Zachary Rosen and friends. Then poet and choreographer Harmony Holiday digs in her Astro/Afrosonics Archive, which weaves poetry, poetics ... in PASS in NY: Harmony Holiday [ Sun 15/11 17:27 ]

[…] final day of the Pop-up at the Performa Hub in New York. Join us at 47 Walker street at 3pm when Nontsikelelo Mutiti kicks off with ... in PASS in NY: Nontsikelelo Mutiti and guests [ Sun 15/11 17:18 ]

[…] is Hashim Aidi on gnawa: ”Their music is believed to heal people possessed by jinn, or spirits. The rise of this […]... in PASS in NY: Hisham Aidi with Abdi Latif Ega and Rashidah Ismaili Abubakr [ Sun 15/11 02:10 ]