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Category: Africa

Friday, July 9th

sounds of South Africa

Black Motion, live, South Africa, published 7/8/21

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, outside Chicago (Dean Nature Sanctuary, Oak Brook)

Thursday, May 6th

sounds of Togo and France

Vaudou Game, “Pas Contente,” 2014

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago

Wednesday, April 21st

sounds of Niger

Mdou Moctar, “Afrique Victime” (M. Moctar), published 4/1/21

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, March 12th

sounds of South Africa

Black Coffee (DJ), live (“You Rock My World” [feat. Soulstar], “Flava” [feat. Una Rams and Tellaman], “Wish You Were Here” [feat. Msaki]), South Africa (Johannesburg), published 3/11/21

 

Thursday, May 21st

sounds of Senegal

Cheikh Lô (1955-, vocals, guitar, drums), live (studio), Seattle, 2020

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Thursday, April 2nd

alone

Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou (b. 1923 [Ethiopia], piano), live, Jerusalem (where she moved in 1984), c. 2014

 

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More.

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, January 30th

sounds of Nairobi

Coco Em (DJ), live, Nairobi, 2018

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, November 27th

sounds of Kinshasa

KOKOKO!, “Likolo,” “Tongos’a,” “Malembe,” live, Washington, D.C., 11/15/19

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Forest Park, Ill.

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reading table

Many nights on the road
and not dead yet—
the end of autumn.

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

Saturday, August 31st

sounds of Kenya and Uganda

Slikback (DJ, Kenya) featuring MC Yella, Bandana, Swordman (Uganda), live, Uganda (Nyege Nyege Festival), 2018

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, May 11th

sounds of Zimbabwe

This I could listen to all day.

Oliver Mtukudzi (1952-2019), “Hear Me Lord” (O. Mtukudzi), live, California (Humboldt County), 2004

 

(Taking a break—back in a while.)

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