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Friday, January 27th

sounds of Kinshasa*

Konono No. 1, live, London, 2015


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lagniappe

art beat: other day, The Guggenheim (New York)

Vasily Kandinsky (1866-1944), Small Pleasures, 1913

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*Democratic Republic of Congo.

Friday, November 25th

sounds of Kinshasa*

Baloji with Konono No. 1, “Karibu Ya Bintu,” 2011


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lagniappe

reading table

One needs to keep a clear head when facing pirates in the Amazon.

—Hubert Kinski, 43-year-old Polish explorer, quoted in “‘There’s No Law on the Amazon’: River Pirates Terrorize Ships by Night,” New York Times, 11/18/16

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*Democratic Republic of Congo.

Friday, June 3rd

Mozart one day, another day this—how lucky to live in a world so various.

Konono No. 1, “Yaya Mikolo,” live, France (Saint-Nazaire), 2009

 

Monday, January 4th

more sounds of Kinshasa*

Mbongwana Star, “Malukayi” (feat. Konono No. 1), 2015


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*Democratic Republic of Congo.

Monday, October 27th

Need a lift?

Konono No. 1, “Makembe”
Live (enhanced footage), France (Festival St. Nazaire), 2009

 

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lagniappe

art beat: yesterday at the Art Institute of Chicago

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)
Fishing in Spring, the Pont de Clichy (Asnières), 1887

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Wednesday, 9/8/10

Sunday, South Africa; Monday, Morocco; today let’s head to the center—the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).

Konono No. 1, “Lufuala Ndonga”

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