Posts tagged with "Sahel Sounds"

Year of the Dugg: Steve’s 2015

January 28, 2016

Year of the Dugg: Steve’s 2015 What a shitty year. Personally and globally, it’s hard to see how much worse 2015 could have gotten. My own year was riven asunder by brain surgery; the world’s by wave after wave of terrorist atrocity, economic hardship, deadly weather and swathes of people so terrified to remain in their homeland... 

I Still Have No Idea What to Put Here: Dwight’s 2015

January 8, 2016

I Still Have No Idea What to Put Here: Dwight’s 2015 In a year filled with over-hyped rhetoric, it feels a little surreal to try and parcel up my take on the experience. Honestly though, I may have felt similarly last year, if the title of my year end posts signals anything. America’s long-winded election is in full-swing… a year+ long leer... 

Abba Gargando – ‘S/T’

October 27, 2015

Abba Gargando – ‘S/T’ Coverage of Sahel Sound’s astounding catalog of anthroactivism often leads me down a dark path of negativity, inevitable when one touches on the tragic instability of the Western Sahel region (comprised of Niger, Mauritania and Mali). Not today. This newest release by Tuareg songster Abba Gargando... 

Week in Review #52

January 17, 2015

Week in Review #52 #1 – 1/11/2015 – Say it ain’t so. Volcanic Tongue, the U.K.’s premiere outhouse and distributor for experimental sounds, announced plans to shut its doors. In a heartfelt note posted to the shop’s news section, founder David Keenan expressed gratitude to the shop’s... 

Mamman Sani, ‘Taaritt’

August 12, 2014

Mamman Sani, ‘Taaritt’ Sahel Sounds, 5/13/2014 Taaritt, an astounding synth-driven journey through Saharan pentatonic heaven, is one of the latest rediscovered pieces of music from the Western Sahel region hitting store shelves these days. Mamman Sani’s compositions may delight you, or inspire you through some kind of disinterested...