'ORIGINAL Kenyan Sounds' Category

Album Overview III

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

The album is finished. It is not mastered yet but I finally drew up 13 different tracks that hopefully fit together pretty well. The album won t come out before October 2010 but the last days I have posted extracts… Read the rest

Album Overview II

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Here come track excerpts no. 4 – 6 :
Track No 4: Olith Ratego
Olith Ratego
Fieldrecordings:
Olith Vocal Take
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Album Overview I

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

Track No 1 : Ogoya Nengo
Ogoya Nengo
Fieldrecordings:
Ogoya Vocal Take
Village Atmo/Preaching
Click here to watch the video of the recording session with Ogoya Nengo

Track… Read the rest

The Ohangla Session

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

The recording session we did at the home place of Jack Nyadundo on the 11th march was the first reording for the barabara-project at all. you can see some pictures here.
Jack Nyadundo and his young band are playing… Read the rest

Magnetizing Shakers in Kwale

Saturday, March 28th, 2009


Again we had to get up very early in the morning. We went to a very small village, very close to Kwale . We met with a traditional sengenya group. One… Read the rest

islamic encounters in Lamu

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

We began the day with a boat trip to the other side of the Lamu Island: MatondoniIt took us half an hour during which we could… Read the rest

Farewell and departure to a different world

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Before we had to go to Malindi airport we took a cab to the small Takaye Village where we had spent a few days before. We said “Kwaheri” to everybody and gave them a small present: A small barrel organ… Read the rest

Busy Days in Malindi

Monday, March 23rd, 2009


Between April and October the Galana River is home to many crocodiles and hippos. In March the weather is far too dry to attract even a… Read the rest

Mbui, Mbutch and Tempa

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009


In the morning Sven went to a very small church at Takaye Village to attend a divine service. Sven is pagan and usually he doesn´t go to church. This morning he just wanted to get… Read the rest

1st tour finished

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

A short review of the 9 days trip to the western side of Kenya:
We travelled from the border to Uganda in the northern part of Nyanza to the adjacent country in the south… Read the rest