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  • program August 17, 2017

    Sahel Sounds: Modern Music from Mali

    Working closely with Christopher Kirkley, the writer and recordist behind the Sahel Sounds Blog and label, we will meet the newest generation of musicians from Mali. With their possibilities transformed by technology and their musical tastes reshaped by an exposure … Read more »

  • blog May 5, 2015

    Tuareg Purple Rain: An Interview with Chris Kirkley

    Chris Kirkley of Sahel Sounds took on the epic task of remaking Prince’s classic film, Purple Rain, in Agadez, Niger. Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai (“Rain the Color Blue With A Little Red in It”) is the first fiction film ever made in the Tamasheq … Read more »

  • blog April 10, 2015

    New Music From Mali: Featured Artists

    Want to know more about the artists featured in Sahel Sounds: New Music from Mali? Check out the profiles below! Group Anmataff Virtually unknown outside of the Sahel until one of their tracks was released on Sahelsounds’ Music from Saharan … Read more »

  • blog April 9, 2015

    Sahel Sounds Mix

    To make the program “Sahel Sounds: New Music From Mali,” Afropop worked closely with Christopher Kirkley, who is behind the Sahel Sounds record label and blog. To give you a better taste of the full range of the music put … Read more »

  • blog January 2, 2015

    Sahel Sounds Drops End-of-Year Mix

    2014 was full of dope mixes, and before it could come to a close, Chris Kirkley at Sahel Sounds gave us one more. His year-end mix is an outstanding collection of old and new tracks, capping off what was a very productive … Read more »

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