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