music clip of the day


Category: Morocco

Tuesday, May 24th

sounds of Morocco

Mourad Belouadi, “Mawama,” live, Morocco (M’hamid), 2014



random thoughts

Note to self: Let your mind be occupied, fully, by the Other.

Saturday, February 27th

sounds of Morocco

Mahmoud Guinia (1951-2015), gimbri (aka guembri, sintir), live, Morocco (Marrakesh), 2015



reading table

Four negatives make a positive.

—John Ashbery (1927-), “The Pie District” (excerpt), Breezeway (2015)

Tuesday, 10/19/10


3 strings

~20 hands

~10 voices

2 feet

Mix lightly; let rise.

Malem Mustafa Bakbou, gimbri; live; Gnawa lila; Morocco (Marrekech), 1990

Want more music from Morocco? Here.



reading table

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

—Samuel Beckett, Worstword Ho (1983)

Monday, 9/6/10

Morocco—it’s just a click away.

Musical Brotherhoods from the Trans-Saharan Highway, excerpts (2007)

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