Tag Archives: Bamako

Podcast: Rhythm Passport on Air w/ Fatoumata Diawara (January 2020)

Podcast: Rhythm Passport on Air w/ Fatoumata Diawara (January 2020)

We start the Rhythm Passport On Air year with a bang! For the first episode of 2020, we hosted and interviewed a gifted musician, tireless activist and extraordinary woman, Fatoumata Diawara.  In light of her upcoming London show at the Roundhouse (on the 30th of January, part of In the Round...
Album Review: BKO – Mali Foli Coura [BUDA Musique; November 2017]
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Album Review: BKO – Mali Foli Coura [BUDA Musique; November 2017]

Modern five-piece BKO return with their second album Mali Foli Coura released on Buda Musique records. Hailing from Mali, BKO combines fresh and zesty experimental sounds while remaining faithful to their African heritage, creating a unique, eclectic, electric, and danceable sound. After exhaustive tours stretching across Europe, China, and Africa,...
Interview: Aymeric Krol – BKO Quintet (November 2016)

Interview: Aymeric Krol – BKO Quintet (November 2016)

“How can such small instruments possibly play so loud?” That’s what a member of the audience asked to BKO Quintet after their Huddersfield gig a few days ago. However, when the ‘small’ instruments are an amplified djeli n’goni and a donso n’goni, played by the educated fingertips of Abdoulaye Koné...
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