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Clermont Music is an effort to support musicians from the Sahara Desert in Northern Mali by touring, recording and presenting their music to the World.

Maya Maya

Oumar Konate shouts to his sister to watch out for the shooting in the streets as his power trio bring today's afro-rock from Mali.


Maya Maya

OUMAR KONATÉ shouts out to his sister warning her about gunfire and violence in the streets. This 2nd album by KONATÉ comes out of a country in turmoil. Shifting between acoustic [Wango Maben] and hard rock [Hinchi Hinchi] KONATÉ and his power trio are 21st century West African millennials slammed by geopolitics, shocked by an uncertain future and stymied by fundamentalism, corruption and failed economies.

Genre: World Music, Afrorock, blues, desert blues, 

Tags: Oumar Konate, Maya Maya, Mali, Songhoy, Africa, guitar

Catalog # CLE014 available in CD and digital



Reviews and Links

“In a year rich in good albums from Mali, “Adibar” is the best.”
Les InRocks

“...fluid, inventive, clear and absolutely precise. What a lovely band he has.”
Rick Sanders, fRoots #367 p71