Articles tagged rachid taha

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.

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Rachid Taha: Rock El Casbah: The Best Of

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

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6 Apr 2005 // 11:00 PM

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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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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