Raúl Monsalve, the groove of the future

From Malembe, a preamble built from a recording by Vasallos del Sol, a Venezuelan collective that has been plowing folklore for ages, the stakes are … Read more

Bessie Jones, memory in her voice

Between 1959 and 1966, the ethnomusicologist and cultural activist Alan Lomax recorded the traditional songs of Elizabeth “Bessie” Jones, folk and gospel singer who witnessed … Read more