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Toumani & Sidiki

I’m enjoying the album of traditional Malian kora music from father and son kora maestros Toumani & Sidiki. Recorded in London in 2014, it’s only the third album of kora duets ever made. The father is a long standing Malian … Continue reading

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Eid al-Adha in Peshawar, Pakistan

It is the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha this week, which marks Abraham/Ibrahim’s intention to slaughter his first born son Ishmael as a sacrifice to God, before God decided that this rather defeated the point of having given Abraham a … Continue reading

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