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The Dogon Lights

by Dogon Lights

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Water she gathers on solid ground Water a memory yet to be found Water she wanders through my bones Water she dances, dances alone Water Water Flowing rivers what I call for Must deliver till were on shore day is dust we will thirst no more Moving water fill my bowl full Water she wanders through by bones Lyrics by Leah Song, Chloe Smith and Vir McCoy
Tempo Man 03:56
Raggadon 03:40
The Dog Star 02:57
Olubana 04:21
Tama 04:20


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Yaqueline Laporte- Vocals
Bongo Sidibe- Djembe, Vocals
Ian “Inkx” Herman- Drums
Yacouba Diarra- Kamale Ngoni, Vocals
Vir McCoy- Bass, Sintir, Guitar, Djeli Ngoni
Evan Fraser- Kamale Ngoni, Berimbau, Synth,
Harmonica, Ney, Percussion
John Schroeder-Sax
Leah Song vocals on Water She Gathers
Chloe Smith Vocals on Water She Gathers
Dave Brown, Banjo on Water She Gathers


released May 15, 2014

Produced by Vir McCoy, Additional Production Evan Fraser
Recorded at the Lighthouse in San Anselmo, Ca by James Heyser except vocals for Water She Dances recorded by Rising Appalachia
All tracks Mixed by Vir McCoy and Evan Fraser except Olubana and Lengua Galactica with James Heyser
Mastered by Yossi Fine except Water She Dances by Eric Oberthaller
Album cover art by Jake Kobrin, Layout Vir McCoy.


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Dogon Lights

The Dogon Lights www.dogonlights.com from Oakland, Ca., combine elements of hip-hop, North African music, electronica, funk, world, rap, ceremonial, reggae and rock. Self-described as “West Africa meets West Oakland,” the high-energy crew is an extremely danceable, with a groundbreaking sounding combining traditional instruments over hip hop beats. With Evan Fraser of Dirtwire. ... more

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