Over at Mudd Up!, An Eid al-Fitr inspired post of songs from Yemen, Morocco, Algeria, and Spain. Including this recent Moroccan chaabi. Got this last January in Barcelona; the guy burned me a CD-r of tunes sans meta-data… It’s a stormer though! Performed live, crowd cheers included:

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Mudd Unknown – Moroccan chaabi excerpt

Yesterday I made the mistake of walking by the World Trade Center site – the crazies were already out! Already basking in media attention. Anyhow, music remains a gift and refuge: head here for more.