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Wednesday, July 2 2014

Shocking the Casbah: The Maghrebi-Noir of Rachid Taha

A furious mix of hip-hop beats, Arabic primal screams and punk-rock guitars, Taha brilliantly battles against the ideologies of both Western and Arab traditions.


Tuesday, July 1 2008

Rachid Taha: Rock El Casbah: The Best Of

Like Joe Strummer, Taha's gift is how he radiates -- that charisma, that persuasion, that force.


Wednesday, April 6 2005

Rachid Taha: Tékitoi

In which the French-Algerian singer-songwriter pushes beyond any known conception of popular music to forge a music without boundaries. That it also happens to kick ass must be regarded as something of a bonus.


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