A expedition undertaken to discover, learn, meet and document the ideas and people behind the controls of vinyl record production. Recorded over 6 weeks, travelling through Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the UK – For The Record exposes a number of notions about why vinyl is such an indelible medium and how it continues to remain popular in the the face of opposing format change.”
Highlifers feel a deep connection to Mali through the wonderful music and musicians we’ve gotten to know.
The current political unrest is unsettling.
Here is an excellent article discussing the situation and the music, including a nice collection of videos by Fatoumata Diawara, Damon Albarn, Amadou & Mariam & Manu Chao, and Oumou Sangare.