I'm a sucker for aural stimulation and buy CDs by people I've never heard of on the off chance a track or two, or hopefully more, will transport me to undiscovered countries. Thus I stumbled on "Sabali" by Amadou and Mariam on a DJ mix album. The song appealed for its vocals and rhythm. I had no idea the performers were from
As we entered, a tape was playing of random sounds you could hear in any urban development anywhere in the world - voices, dogs barking, cars. It was illuminated as if it were twilight and then the lights went out completely, so I could not see my hand in front of me, or the person next to me, and I only knew an usher was walking past by the spring in the floorboard under me.