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Sounds of the Malawi Mouse Boys


CD cover of 'He is #1' by the Malawi Mouse Boys.

Grammy award-winning producer Ian Brennan is always on the lookout for new talent. He helped bring worldwide recognition to the northern Mali group Tinariwen. Now he's looking to do the same for the Malawi Mouse Boys.

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Brennan tells music broadcaster Matt Coles how the sounds from young men selling roadside snacks caught his ear.