Rhythm and Roots

Music from Saharan Cellphones Volume 2 Kickstarter

[gigya height=”360″ src=”http://www.kickstarter.com/swf/kickplayer.swf” flashvars=”backcolor=000000&file=http%3A%2F%2Fs3.amazonaws.com%2Fksr%2Fprojects%2F232521%2Fvideo-150124-h264_high.mp4&image=http%3A%2F%2Fs3.amazonaws.com%2Fksr%2Fprojects%2F232521%2Fphoto-full.jpg&project_creators=A+World+Music+project+by+Christopher+Kirkley&project_title=Music+from+Saharan+Cellphones+Volume+2+LP&project_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kickstarter.com%2Fprojects%2F454629120%2Fmusic-from-saharan-cellphones-volume-2-lp&screencolor=000000&skin=%2F%2Fwww.kickstarter.com%2Fswf%2Fkickskin.swf” width=”480″ ] After successful Kickstarter funding a year ago the first volume of “Music from Saharan Cellphones” was officially released, a brilliant look into the culture of sharing music on mobile phones in the Sahara. The… Read More

Songs For Desert Refugees

Over the past few months Mali has faced one of it’s worst crises since the 1960s. In January secular Tuareg rebels rose up against the national army calling for a separate Tuareg state. The uprising was quickly seized upon by foreign… Read More