Wow, Mbalax

This is now my favorite uncontrolled-chaos-to-Western-ears-but-theoretically-highly-ordered music in the world. At first listen, it reminded me immediately of the composed results of this experiment. By “Kor Leer” the impression had become permanent; and by “Deuram” I knew that I must find and listen to all mbalax music. Aside from Nancarrow, e.g., here, mbalax will strain the best algorithms for automatic rhythm description.

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