The EU emerged to a castle, defending it’s walls, disregarding the own contribution to global conflicts. The EU is one of the worldwide biggest weapon exporters. Germany is the third in the axes of evil, earning from the world’s killing fields.
Mdou Moctar hails from Abalak, in the Azawagh desert of Niger. He taught himself the guitar at a young age on a homemade instrument. Inspired by returning Ishumar, Mdou traveled the road to Libya where he traveled and worked odd jobs. As chance had, he would meet some of the now famous guitarists and further his musical studies. He returned home with a guitar and a dream.
The Death of Battersea Power Station in London seen by Bradley Garrett
I stopped by Battersea Power Station this afternoon after the developers had finally begun to chip at the chimneys. On the side of the building, there was some new signage promising, as property owners are prone to do, that the future architectural simulation and simulacra envisioned on this choice riverfront real estate will retain an essence of place. Architectural homicide under the scalpel of cosmetic improvement almost always follows these sorts of proclamations.
The Middle East’s first all-women motor racing team has come together in Palestine.
In memory of the victims of Israeli bombardment of Gaza last night and today: Sun Glitters in collaboration with Makimakkuk a.k.a. Majdal Nijim from Palestine, who’s “Spaces” EP is one of the best of this year.