This is a project by dj afifa. It was recorded using the Tascam DR-40x Linear PCM recorder. This continues experimentation with field recording and recording live events and sound environments.
Almighty God is a project by dj afifa it features 5 recitals of the Jamaican Parliamentary Prayer.
The Prayer is recited at every sitting of the House of Parliament. This is a tradition that Jamaica has taken from Britain. The practice started in Britain in 1558.
NIDS is a controversial identification scheme that will be implemented in Jamaica in the coming years. Every Jamaican citizen must be a part of NIDS.
As the years go by and NIDS becomes more infused into the daily experience of the ordinary Jamaica citizen, it will evolve into a component which Jamaicans will need for just about anything. This recording gives an example of Jerome, trying to use his NIDS to get to work on a hot morning in Kingston on Wednesday March 8th 2034.
CHURCH WARS, is a soundscape documentary produced and curated by DJ Zanj Rracc. Church Wars feature details about behaviours and ideas that find themselves in one of the world’s most influencing spaces, a church, despite being contradictory to its ideals.
The soundscape documentary takes its listeners/audience on a journey that explores the mob mentality of congregations and their leaders in the houses of the lord.
Flies is a nu-music track produced by dj afifa for Sounds of Life. Flies is a poem written by Zanj Rracc. It is performed by him and recorded in the Zanj Radio Studios in St.Andrew Jamaica.
“ I was sitting at my doorway one day and there was a lot of flies, flies were attacking me and there was no water because of a water lock off. I was thinking about politicians in Jamaica and how we shouldn't live on an island surrounded by water and be without water...it was just a poem that came to me….” Dj Zanj Rracc
Voice notes and sound clips is a soundscape produced by dj afifa. The is a 5:55 length composition of voice notes and sound clips collected by dj afifa featuring music by Sheibo Sekito
Voice notes and sound clips is the first in a series for the music and memory project by dj afifa.