Black Midi released a live vinyl album, live fire, along with a short documentary about a drumming session by Morgan Simpson and Mdou Moctar Souleymane Ibrahim earlier this year. The artists joined forces at Electric Audio in Chicago and played their bands Sugar/Tzu and Chismiten. Watch the six-minute documentary below and scroll down to hear the translation of “Sugar/Tzu” from the live album.
live fire It is part of Rough Trade’s new batch of exclusive vinyl, which also includes recordings from Smile and Mitski, among others.
Read Pitchfork’s interview with Black Midi about their latest album Hell Fire, “Talk Shit and Ride the Boat with Art Rock Misfits Black Midi.” Mukhtar Mukhtar African victim It was among Pitchfork’s Favorite Albums of 2021.
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