· November, 2007

Stories about Mali from November, 2007

Mali: The music of Mariam Bagayoko

  19 November 2007

Awesome Tapes From Africa posts the music of Mariam Bagayoko: Um, yeah. This is scary. The other-worldly pentatonic balafon and its apocalyptic overtones repeat toward infinity, and I can't help but think of Reich's marimba ostinatos and Partch's microtones here.