Music From Saharan Cellphones
Chris Kirkley creates a mix tape out of the music found on abandoned cell phones from West Africa.
Chris Kirkley travels the world in search of unique sounds. He makes field recordings and collects interesting music, with one of his projects involving the gathering of music found on abandoned cellphones from West Africa.
Boomarm Nation reports:
This is a mix made by Chris Kirkley, he travels extensively in the Sahel region of West Africa, documenting traditional / contemporary musics of the regions. I got in touch with Chris and asked him to shed some light on where / how exactly this music was compiled.. In his words…