Articles tagged desert blues

12 Feb 2014 // 2:06 AM

Tinariwen: Emmaar

Pioneers of West African trance-rock release their best album in years.

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1 Sep 2011 // 9:20 AM

Tinariwen: Tassili

With guest musicians and dialed-back acoustics, Tinariwen offers a strangely tentative album.

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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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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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