♫♪  Machinefabriek - Sahara Mixtape

Prolific avant composer Machinefabriek (Rutger Zuydervelt) has been working on a soundtrack for VPRO’s documentary series about Africa’s Sahara region, and for those of us who don’t speak Dutch, the 33 pieces can be enjoyed on their own now. Sahara Mixtape features immense breadth and variation, from orchestral underscores to dissonant synthscapes, from clattering drum samples to squiggly ambient beds. Check it out now:

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CHOCOLATE GRINDER is our audio/visual section, with an emphasis on the lesser heard and lesser known. We aim to dig deep, but we’ll post any song or video we find interesting, big or small.

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