Abba Gargando

by Abba Gargando

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Low-fi Tuareg guitar from renowned Timbouctou musician Abba Gargando. Original compositions and folklore classics from hypnotic electrified weddings to quiet fireside recordings in the refugee camps. Collected and recorded on cellphones, sparse recordings in the medium where he is best known.

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released September 24, 2015

Recorded in Mali and Mauritania
Produced by Christopher Kirkley
Mastered by Timothy Stollenwerk @ Stereophonic
Printed by Eberhardt Press

Vinyl available from Sahel Sounds, Limited edition of 500 with homemade covers.

SS-029

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Sahelsounds is a project begun in 2009 exploring the cultural and musical phenomena of the Sahel region of West Africa. Through field recording, interviews, video, youtube archeology, cellphone data collection, sahelsounds uses archiving to transmit a story. ... more

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