Tiny Desert Concert: Karima Walker
And now for a Tiny Desert Concert...that’s when we bring local bands into the KJZZ studios to play a couple songs for us and talk a bit about the music.
Hear from Tucson musician Karima Walker. Her music falls somewhere in between folk and experimental.
"I got really tired of a certain female archetype in music and fulfitlling an aesthetic requirement and then just being really bored," Walker said. "It doesn't always feel good to labor over a song that maybe carries a lot of emotional weight and kind of darkness and then maybe all you ever hear is 'that's really pretty.'"
Though Walker is just one person, she uses a guitar, two tape decks, and a number of audio effects to process and layer her sounds which include field recordings she’s made of natural and ambient sounds.
Her performance includes visual elements, projected onto a white sheet behind her.
If you’re in a band or know of one that you’d like to hear play a Tiny Desert Concert, send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.