nowadays, cello to balafon, Brooklyn.
and then, guitar as balafon, 1970s Guinea.[audio:13_Balla et ses Balladins_Sakhodougou.mp3]
You can think about a song – a good song – as a miraculous moment when all the dissonances that frame a person’s life drop out of sight long enough to see how it looks without them. So when a band you like hits that groove, sometimes all you can do is listen, because that moment will be leaving.