Articles tagged ali farka toure

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Desert Blues

Not sure where to proceed from Tinariwen? The Rough Guide sorts it all out for you

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6 Oct 2010 // 3:58 AM

Khaïra Arby: Timbuktu Tarab

What's unfamiliar here is Arby herself, driving everything forward at a coruscating pace.

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Ali Farka Touré and Toumani Diabaté: Ali and Toumani

This is a deep, darkly beautiful work, and the kind of interplay between these two men is exceedingly rare in any type of music.

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31 May 2009 // 9:00 PM

Vieux Farka Touré: Fondo

Fondo is not world music so much as music from the world.

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Various Artists: The Rough Guide to the Music of Mali

An album that is paradoxically almost redundant and almost perfect.

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Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba: Segu Blue

If Kouyaté is trying to turn himself into the Diabaté of the ngoni, an innovator who takes ancient instruments and tunes and moves them forward, then he's going about it in the right way.

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Various Artists: The Rough Guide to the Blues

Twenty-two track compilation covers eight decades of blues music, from Mamie Smith to Ali Farke Touré, with mixed results.

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Various Artists: Festival in the Desert

More than anything else, the Festival in the Desert is a symbol of unity and peace between nomadic tribes. The Tamashek of northern Mali and

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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