I suppose you could call Christopher Kirkley the audiophile’s linguist. He travels the world researching and documenting the music of largely unknown traditional cultures and their relationship with modern technology.
I’ve been reading his blog since October last year when he posted his first mixtape – one of my most exciting musical finds of 2010. He’s just posted Volume 2 of Music From Saharan Cellphones. A mixtape compiled from discarded* cellphones in Sahel region of West Africa.
Download link and more about Christopher’s latest mixtape after the jump.