Wind Horse label founder Hamza, returns with another swashbuckling offering on his effusive & eclectic imprint, titled ‘Banjara Series – Mali Edition’, curating a 10-track offering that consisting of summery, ethnic & organic house music with subtle elements of disco inspired by the beautiful country of Mali.
The rolling tides, sun-kissed Landscapes & saharan vibe of the nation is echoed with aplomb as the compilation kicks off in frenetic fashion with ‘Nindjougou’ & ‘Tolon’ Featuring the Legendary musician Bassekou Kouyate and his son Madou Kouyate. Incredibly proficient in diverse styles of house music, Hamza displays his prowess for ethnic instruments with Soumba Soumba, Neon Afro & Ben Kadi. The first half of the package certainly gives listeners an aural smorgasbord of the sonic traits of the African nation, fused with contemporary electronic basslines, percussions & pulsating rhythms that are bound to send dancefloors into a tizzy.
Artist:Bassekou Kouyate & Hamza Rahimtula, Banjara
Label: Wind Horse Records
Release Date: 2021-07-16