News

Malian Guitarist Lobi Traoré Dies

posted at 07/05/2010

The music world has been stunned by the death of the Malian guitarist Lobi Traoré. Mr. Traoré died on June 1, 2010 in Bamako, Mali. The death of the 49 year-old Traoré was sudden and unexpected, A session the masterguitarist recorded with Chris Eckman in Bamako in the summerof 2009 was already scheduled for September release on Glitterhouse Records. Rainy Season Blues - the album title - features just Lobi Traore, his guitar and voice.

Read an obituary by Banning Eyre (Senior Editor at www.afropop.org) here.

Latest News

Jul 27

| WOVENHAND - COME BRAVE Glitterhouse very proudly presents 'Come Brave', the 1st song taken from the new Wovenhand album 'Star Treatment' coming Sep 9th at Glitterhouse Records (EU) and Sargent House (US)... read more

Jul 16

| SLIM CESSNA'S AUTO CLUB - #7 VIDEO - DOWNLOAD Here's the new Slim Cessna's Auto Club video taken from the forthcoming record 'The Commandments according to SCAC'... read more

Jul 04

| BLAUDZUN - JUPITER Blaudzun surprised his fans and followers last Friday by dropping 'Jupiter', the title song for his new album... read more

Jun 15

| HUGO RACE FATALISTS - BALLAD OF EASY RIDER - VIDEO Here's Hugo Race Fatalists 'Ballad of Easy Rider' taken from the amazing new album '24 Hours To Nowhere', out now at Glitterhouse... read more

Jun 03

| BLAUDZUN - TOUR / ALBUM NEWS No music, no artwork and no title known yet, just a street date: October 7th 2016. That's when Blaudzun will put out new music... read more

Jun 03

| SPAIN - CAROLINA - OUT NOW AT GLITTERHOUSE RECORDS! Winter is now officially over and the new Spain album will make you feel like contemplating the world on a gentle summer’s evening... read more

May 26

| HUGO RACE FATALISTS - 24 HOURS TO NOWHERE - OUT NOW Hugo Race, formerly of The Wreckery and the Bad Seeds and now an internationally based producer, writer and performer with bands like The True Spirit and Dirtmusic... read more

May 25

| HUGO RACE FATALISTS - LOST IN THE MATERIAL WORLD Enjoy 'Lost in The Material World' taken from Hugo Race Fatalists’ astonishing new album '24 Hours to Nowhere' coming May 27th at Glitterhouse Records... read more

May 11

| SLIM CESSNA'S AUTO CLUB - NEW VIDEO - TOURDATES "Commandment 4 is a story as old as man itself. It is a tale that is true of each and everyone of us that fear what they don't understand or mistrust... read more

Apr 29

| WOVENHAND ANNOUNCES 2016 TOUR & NEW ALBUM David Eugene Edwards leads his Denver, Colorado based band Wovenhand back to Europe this September to playing 29 cities in 12 countries and once again enchant audiences with their very own brand of Rock and Roll... read more

next