Tag Archive | africa

Travelogue: Festival In the Desert 2012

Festival In the Desert 2012 Photos and Essay by Ezra Gale In January of 2012 I travelled with a friend to Timbuktu, Mali, for the legendary Festival in the Desert. The trip was a long-planned for pilgrimage to the breeding ground of some of my favorite music on the planet—the crossroads of West African rhythms, […]

Review: The Rough Guide to African Guitar Legends

Driftwood’s had a few recent posts focusing on West African guitar-driven music, so how about an overview? Unfortuntately, it turns out that the “African Guitar Legends” is a little more expansive than can be encompassed on a single Rough Guide. Add a comment if you can think of another guitarist that should have made the […]