Meklit Hadero: Finding Musical Inspiration In Everyday Sounds

In the second video below, singer-songwriter Meklit Hadero (discography) gives a fun talk about finding musical inspiration in everyday sounds. That kind of inspiration leads to musical discoveries and compositions like Kemekem (with Ethiopian musician Samuel Yirga):

Here’s Hadero’s short talk about finding inspirational sounds in the most ordinary places. She hints at the creative kind of practice mentioned in the last blog post, and covered more deeply in The Practice of Practice and Practice Like This: Songwriting as practice. It’s a particularly powerful form of practice because you own what you’re doing, it’s exploratory, and best of all, it’s fun and can make time fly. Check out Meklit Hadero:

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  1. AfroMum says:

    Beautiful song/sound, and even more compelling for a fro girl! I have just discovered her and love her music style, will definitely follow her music now. Thanks for sharing

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