December 25, 2008

White Christmas

Here's the runner-up in the enigmatic cover competition.
This great cover doesn't give you an inkling of a clue towards the music on the cassette.

You will never guess that the music is by a Guinean accordionist, by the composer of the track "Autorail", by one of my musical heroes: Petit Moussa.

I am absolutely baffled by this man's music. And I can tell you this doesn't happen easily.

Accompanied by a great guitarist (Petit Mamadi?), an 'old-style' talking griot (Djiba Kamisoko?) and a powerful female singer (Namafa* Dioubaté?) Petit Moussa creates a wondrous world in which a listener can drift away.

Snow in Guinea? Why not!

ENC 9022

* I'm not sure about this name. I refer you to the first track.

3 comments:

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Lemmy said...

unforgivably belated, my utmost gratitude for putting this cassette up. the man is magical (as is the guitarist also indeed), each time i listen to his crafts, he demands my total attention. and i keep playing it again and again

Anonymous said...

This is heavenly. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

H. Badaud
Australia