Thot I’d pass along a few finds in the work downtime. Africa’s still calling my name.
Sahelsounds is a terrific looking-in-the-window opportunity, with footage both visual and audible from West Africa.
Awesome Tapes From Africa is a blog dedicated to delivering the dusty tapes of obscure and known musicians alike, with a great voracity for digging out the special.
Madnomad carries a full album’s worth of material by the group Etran in Kidal, Mali and three cuts by Mohamed Etlal aka “Japonais”.