Tag Archives: Senegal

SONG OF THE DAY Wau Wau Collectif – Mouhamodou Lo and His Children

“There are all different species of fish swimming around, but together they make the ocean.” (Arouna Kane) This curious little amble of sunshine is the most delightful thing; a floaty dream of sonic rainbows that simply makes you feel really … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orchestra Baobab – Mouhamadou Bamba

Named after the religious leader, Mouhamadou Bamba, Africa Baobab released an album in his memory in 1980!  Now, almost forty years after its first release and in partnership with a rejuvinated Syllart Records, Sterns have reissued this album as a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Star Band de Dakar – Guajira Ven

Sunday’s are for slowing down and taking things easy, so today I have hopefully found the perfect song to ease away any stresses and bring about some calm escapism. Originally formed to celebrate Senegal’s independence in 1960, Star Band de Dakar … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orchestra Baobab – Foulo

The sunshine is beaming through my windows, the sky is clear blue and everything is sparkling on this fine Sunday afternoon, and I now have the perfect song to accompany this beautiful day: Orchestra Baobab’s, Faulo. The Senegalese Afro-pop legends first … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King N’gom – Viva Marvillas

Analog Africa are a German label specialising in raw, funky and psychedelic tropical sounds from Africa and Latin America from the 60’s and 70’s.  Their latest release is a energised compilation titled “Senegal 70 – Sonic Gems & Previously Unreleased … Continue reading

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