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I Am Paul Simon/The Mumbambu Project — Millimeters of Mercury

So, similarly to how Paul Simon used a lot of traditional African melodies/chords/etc., in his Graceland album, I decided to employ a traditional Nigerian folk melody/chord progression for a chorus of a (I think) unique electro pounder. [more inside]
posted by dacre on Mar 1, 2011 - 0 comments

little metal sanza

I decided to start doing some audio-video documenting of my various instruments: no grand opuses or anything, just little demonstrations. the video (which also includes a bit of show-and-tell spoken introduction) can be seen at YouTube.
posted by flapjax at midnite on Apr 26, 2010 - 7 comments

Diamond Jaws

My 2-cents-worth on the international diamond trade, in about 2 minutes. Video version at YouTube and Vimeo. [more inside]
posted by flapjax at midnite on Jul 24, 2009 - 7 comments

tracing bone

song 3 of the vampire deer album ... this has a complex african feel to it with a hollow sounding slide solo at the end
posted by pyramid termite on Jul 5, 2006 - 1 comment

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