By mixing Mandé music, specifically that of the Maninka and Bamana people, with traditional and modern influences, Benyoro have developed a driving sound with bass and drum kit holding down a heavy groove with accents from the taman (talking drum) and djembe as kora and electric guitar lead the charge. The result is infectious.
Month: July 2014
Today’s edition features music from the USA, Angola, Israel, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Morocco, Poland, South Africa and Mali. Enjoy an exciting hour of musical diversity.
This edition features music from Brazil, the Netherlands, Argentina and Germany as we celebrate the final weekend of World Cup action. Then we travel to the USA, Thailand, Angola, India, England, Afghanistan and Australia. An exciting hour of world music awaits.
Libation predominantly features elements of highlife, maringa and palm wine mixed with baskeda and gumbe – relatives of reggae and soukous. The band tackles issues of love, relationships, religion, poverty and social inequality throughout the record.