Tag Archives: Kora

Podcast: Out Of Africa (September 2021)

Podcast: Out Of Africa (September 2021)

In this show, we travel from Africa's kora, desert blues from the Sahara desert, the beautiful strings from Cape Verde Islands, through jazz from gipsy influence and finish with a dub in a world music perspective. Music is the glue that connects humanity as ONE! (Aired on August 11 on...
Daily Discovery: Diyanamo – A take away from the album ‘Aado’

Daily Discovery: Diyanamo – A take away from the album ‘Aado’

Get a sneak peek into London-based Senegalese singer/songwriter and kora player Kadialy Kouyate‘s new album Aado released by Naxos Records.   “In the Senegalese society, ‘aado’ stands for ‘moral customs and values’. Kadialy’s enchanting songs touch on these principles and reflect on the Mandinka culture”.   Find more info on...
Daily Discovery: Ballaké Sissoko & Camille – Kora (Official video)

Daily Discovery: Ballaké Sissoko & Camille – Kora (Official video)

Enjoy ‘Kora’, the latest single extracted from Malian griot Ballakè Sissoko‘s upcoming album Djourou out on NØ FØRMAT! on April 9: https://idol.lnk.to/KoraSingle   The song and its relative video see the participation of Camille, singer of French lounge band Nouvelle Vague.   The Paris-based musician shared her experience on the collaboration with...
Daily Discovery: Ballaké Sissoko ft. Oxmo Puccino – Frotter Les Mains

Daily Discovery: Ballaké Sissoko ft. Oxmo Puccino – Frotter Les Mains

Malian griot Ballaké Sissoko has recently collaborated with Malian-born French-based hip-hop musician Oxmo Puccino to release ‘Frotter les Mains’ out on NØ FØRMAT!: https://idol.lnk.to/frotterlesmains   “Like an uncle. That’s how I saw Ballaké the first time the Master (Vincent Segal) introduced him to me. Life doesn’t leave me alone, or...