George Lewis - Artificial Life - wasteLAnd: https://youtu.be/By_APlDe-SI Sudan Archives: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert https://youtu.be/fFUbOnT2gCg
Such a full sound...
Hey Hey Stranger I hear that they call you the lone ranger They say you love to live in the saddle Is it true you want to high ho my silver Giddy up you can try lawd have mercy I will take that ride with you I'm mighty thirsty For love any kind of [...]
Don't fail me now, I need your wishes, wishes, wishes Don't fail me now, I need your wishes, wishes, wishes I imagine those golden skies Window down and we're caught in flight You can let the breeze, let the breeze cool you And I hope the wind blows out those fires of doubt If there's [...]
"At the heart of her music and life was a deep spirituality and a generosity of spirit, rather than an overbearing ego." Listen in to a great portrait of her life on BBC radio 3.
Digging out some vinyl I haven't listened to in a good while. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZ-QneSUMqU
Skip to 1.50. On repeat. "Mama can you carry me!"
"Mbongwana Star (‘Mbongwana’ meaning ‘change’) are a newly formed band from Kinshasa, Congo. Tired of the pre-conceptions around African music, they’re creating their own identity, fusing traditional Congolese rhythms with post punk and electronics. Full of energy and utterly original, here’s a brand new track from their forthcoming album." Liking the trippy psychedelic grooves. On [...]