Unless you’ve been living under a soundproof rock for the last few months, you’ve probably heard about Mala’s forthcoming album, Mala In Cuba.
As the release date for the album (September 10, on Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood label) approaches, more information on the project is seeping out: yesterday we heard the third full track from the album; now we’ve been treated to a mini-documentary on the making of the release [via Dummy].
The documentary captures a little of what Mala got up to in Havana whilst working on the project – recording in the studio, playing house parties and the like. It also features tasters of unheard tracks from the album, including the Danay Suarez-featuring ‘Noches Suenos’ and ‘Como Como’ with Dreiser and Sexto Sentido.
Stream the video below to hear Mala speak on a typically righteous range of subjects including the inception of the project, the Digital Mystikz sound and breaking down language barriers through music. You can also watch Mala and Gilles Peterson discussing the project for FACT TV here.