Tag Archives: African rhythms

SONG OF THE DAY Os Ipanemas – Nanã

If you want to summon the sunshine, Nanã is a great place to start! In fact, the whole record from which this song comes is like a blast of heady sunshine; add to this enough time to play the record … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cochemea – Mitote

 Cochemea Gastelum is a California native with Yaqui and Mescalero Apache Indian ancestry.  Growing up surrounded by music, he knew very little of his heritage, but both his parents were musicians, passing not only their sonic roots but a name … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Abu Obaida Hassan – Qamar Al Massa (Moon of the Night)

I have just stumbled upon this track and sat through the 8:15 minutes of it thoroughly transfixed.. Rhythmically its a dream, a dream that sends you into a trance with mesmerising percussion and melodic call and response vocals.. The talent … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cannibale – No Mercy For Love

Have you ever considered what you  would get if you crossed Fela Kuti, The Doors and The Seeds (perhaps throwing in a bit of Talking Heads for good measure)…and would you believe that the successful cross-pollination of this music is … Continue reading

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