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Ep. #876: Ibibio Sound Machine

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Enno Williams and Max Grunhard discuss the brilliant new Ibibio Sound Machine album, Pull the Rope, living in London and loving Ninja Tune Records, aspirational truths and the clarinet, how music is a language, Enno’s exposure to highlife and jùjú music and why openly loving Fela Kuti could be precarious, empathy, inclusion, and improvisation, intergenerational culture clashes, working with Ross Orton, upcoming tour dates, other future plans, and much more.  

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Ep. #874: Mdou Moctar

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Mdou Moctar and Mikey Coltun discuss their band’s wondrous new album Funeral for Justice, singing new songs about worldwide problems and not just in Africa, landing on an album title that tonally suits the lyrics and sound of Funeral for Justice, jet lag and feeling sleepy, why doing interviews is so important to explain Mdou Moctar songs, trust and being a better band, why their music and vocals might incorporate repetition, Mikey’s new tape label Purplish Records and Marc Masters’ book about cassette history and culture, new Mdou Moctar music and philanthropic projects, touring the world, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #615: Mdou Moctar

Mdou Moctar and Mikey Coltun discuss their new album Afrique Victime, living and working in and visiting Niger, the risk in writing political or protest songs, French colonialism, recording just one take, collaborating with Matt Sweeney and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy of Superwolves, future plans, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.