Part of the
multi-artist charity project for IntraHealth OPEN Initiative.
By Fred Mills
As part of a benefit project for the IntraHealth OPEN
Initiative, a slew of artists including R.E.M.’s Pete Buck, Duncan Shiek and
Nas have cut tracks for a charity album, OPEN
Remix, featuring remixes of African superstar Youssou N’Dour’s “Wake Up.”
You can read all about the OPEN Initiative at report that’s posted at
Anyone wanting to check out the organization directly and
even make a donation can go HERE.
Meanwhile, BLURT faves Toubab Krewe, whose
Appalachia-meets-Mali brand of funkafied world beat was reviewed by yours truly
HERE, have also done a remix of the N’Dour song. It’s pretty awesome, so check
[Photo Credit: Daniel Barojas]