For the past couple of days I've been immersed in the varied musics of West Africa, courtesy of Sahel Sounds. The label's output is diverse, ranging from raw, atmospheric field recordings to pitch-bending, auto-tuned experimentation and beyond. The best stuff is very good indeed and I'll be featuring more in the future, that's for sure.
For now, here's a familiar tune by Hamadth Kah, taken from the 'Laila Je T'Aime'
compilation of field recordings.
As a bonus, my favourite cut from the same LP, the
mesmerising 'Kaounare' by Alkibar Gignor.
'Some things are over Some things go on Part of me you carry And part of me is gone'
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