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Burkina Electric, the first electronica band of the West African country of Burkina Faso, presents its Manhattan debut at Joes Pub, October 20th, ending a month-long New York statewide tour. Burkina Electric oscillates fluidly amongst the traditional soundscapes of the African nation of Burkina Faso. From fusions of techno/trip-hop, to rhythms of contemporary electronic dance culture, Burkina Electric is creating what many call a new genre of African electronica. Renowned composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti brings his downtown New York background to the group, where it is mixed with German vj/electronicist Pyrolator's synthi-pop influences, paralleled with the spirit of African culture delivered by fellow band members: award-winning Burkina vocalist Ma

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