Arts, Culture & Media

Discovering 'Awesome Tapes From Africa'

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(Photo: awesometapes.com)

While traveling in West Africa, Brian Shimkovitz found himself buying cassette tapes of obscure African musicians.

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His collection soon grew to thousands of tapes.

Shimkovitz started a blog and called it "Awesome Tapes from Africa." He started a record label and will release these tapes onto CD for the first time.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to Brian Shimkovitz about his blog and label.