Track Premiere: Wau Wau Collectif “Nécessaire”

Wau Wau Collectif has an innate ability to crease the margins into sharp points and focus their music into expansive, expressive sonic worlds. Their second album, Mariage, arrives next month and pushes the thrilling highs of their debut, Yaral Sa Doom, beyond the horizon. Silky grooves are etched in winding patterns through parched landscapes to set the stage for Ndeye Awa Wade’s incredible vocals. Rhythms bounce lithely … Continue reading Track Premiere: Wau Wau Collectif “Nécessaire”

Wau Wau Collectif “Yaral Sa Doom”

You know what I can’t get enough of right now? Joy. Even if this week feels less bleak than a few months ago, there’s still so much downward pressure and heaviness that is trying to grind everything into dust. Senegal’s Wau Wau Collectif’s Yaral Sa Doom laughs in the face of it, tempting the fates to even try to blot out their beacon of light … Continue reading Wau Wau Collectif “Yaral Sa Doom”