Music Links

General Information
A list of all known digital bootlegs in circulation.

WomadWOMAD Festivals
World of Music, Arts and Dance— To bring together and to celebrate many forms of music, arts and dance drawn from countries and cultures all over the world. I hope I get to go to one of these one day.

Singing WoodSinging Wood Marimba Centre
Bay Area-based marimba band playing high-energy dance music and polyrhythmic trance music from Zimbabwe, from traditional to contemporary.

Afropop WorldwideAfropop Worldwide
Celebrating the musical cultures of Africa and the African Diaspora.


Building a worldwide network of African artists who perform in venues worldwide.

African Music EncyclopediaThe African Music Encyclopedia
Valuable resource for learning about African music.


Performance, publication, education, and progression of the steeldrum artform

Fender GuitarFender Product Dating
Guide to dating your U.S. made stringed intrument.

Power Marimbas

African Musical Instruments
Purchace directly from the source.


AfricaAfrica — South of the Sahara
Comprehensive list of African radio stations on the Internet, updated by SULAIR.

AfricaAfrica No. 1
The name says it all. From Gabon via Paris and now broadcast over the Internet. Always on, but really swings late nights.

Soukous Radio Soukous Radio (Live365)
dj.henri spins this thumping mix of soukous, congolese rumba and other African hits 24/7 from New Kinshasa, NY. Check his other site:

Saturdays, 2 – 4 pm on KPFK 90.7 FM
Upcoming Events in Los Angeles

Africa Mix
Thursdays, 9 pm on KALW 91.7 FM, San Francisco. For three hours every Thursday night, programs of African music, philosophy, and folk culture…

Echoes of Africa
Mondays, 3 – 6 pm on KKUP 91.5 FM
Host: Emmanuel Nado

Africa Today with Walter Turner
Mondays, 7pm – 8 pm on KPFA 94.1 FM, San Francisco. A weekly news program providing information and analysis about Africa and the African Diaspora.

Grateful Dead

The Betty Boards

The Betty Boards
Info on these great recordings.

Jerry Garcia & John KahnThe Jerry Site
The online resource dedicated to Jerry Garcia’s non-Grateful Dead work.


GD Live (Now defunct?)
FTP access to download numerous high quality and classic Grateful Dead, JGB and other gems.
From Alan Hertz to Zero; you name the date and you get the set list.

NYCHeads Permanent Tape Tree

Offline. A shn file distribution site for live jam bands mus.

This group is dedicated to trading and vining legal recordings of live music especially the Grateful Dead and related discussion.