Friday, September 30

by musicclipoftheday

sounds of Mali and South Africa

Twelve strings, two voices—that’s it.

Habib Koite (Mali; lead vocals, guitar), Vusi Mahlasela (South Africa; vocals, guitar), “Africa,” live (studio performance), Seattle, 2016




reading table

Deep autumn—
my neighbor,
how does he live, I wonder?

—Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), translated from Japanese by Robert Hass