A boy cries out in Dari, exulting over the body of a dead soldier, followed by rapid snare drums approximating gunfire. So begins Kabul Fire 2, Farhot’s second album to date, which he describes as a “voyage to (Afghanistan) my country of origin.” Kabul Fire 2 artfully blends deftly crafted beats, piano playing, Afghani folkloristic samples with vocal clips culled from ...