Sweet As Broken Dates: Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa

Sweet As Broken Dates: Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa

ARTIST: various artists TITLE: Sweet As Broken Dates: Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa LABEL: Ostinato Like most African nations, Somalia had a cultural golden age after it gained independence, which was in 1960. The musical fruits of this era have literally been underground: Radio Hargeisa‚Äôs tapes were cleverly buried before that city was leveled by air strikes in the 1988 civil war. The Redsea Cultural Foundation owns the largest collection of recovered…

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