Tag Archives: Bassekou Kouyaté

Live Video: Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba are set on changing the way we think about world music. Pushing the limits of traditional West African instruments themselves to embrace western styles and a more versatile melodic range, Bassekou Kouyate is proud of the modern innovations he’s made with the ngoni, a traditional stringed instrument, and rightly so. For generationsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 19th ADMIRAL RADLEY with Buzzyshyface @ The Crocodile West coast indie band Admiral Radley formed last year when members of Grandaddy and Earlimart decided to join forces. Last Tuesday they released a full-length album I Heart California along with a single of the same name that is an odd first-person homage to theirRead more…

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Song of the Day: Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba – Musow

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the MorningRead more…

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