Bastiaan Springer was born in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) many years ago. He is a passionate lover of world music and a collector of vinyl. Bastiaan is compiler and presenter of a monthly program on African music on the ‘Concertzender’ (‘Concert Radio’) in the Netherlands. He writes about world music for several Dutch magazines and sites. His articles are also published in FRoots and Songlines and on the site of Afropop Worldwide. Occasionally Springer transforms into ‘Dj Mombasa’, playing danceable world music at parties, festival and concerts . His interests and knowlegde ranges from African and Asian music to Afro-Caribbean and Latin music. Besides music he is crazy about swimming.