Thursday, June 16 2011
Electrified Western Saharan jam band plays weddings, warps time.
Wednesday, December 15 2010
Omar Souleyman is far from being a "typical" world music artist, even if he remains a fine example of what many musicians typically do around the world, namely experiment with, extemporize, and extend musical styles.
Thursday, April 29 2010
Bombino's sonic legacy is an urgent reminder of unfinished work in both the musical and political spheres. It's also further evidence of the excitement of the transnational Tuareg music scene.
Thursday, April 22 2010
Doueh's music blends Sahrawi (Saharan) songs in the Hassania language with distorted electric guitar that alternates, in true Hendrix style, between infectious riffing and exploratory soloing.
Sunday, April 18 2010
Sublime Frequencies is to be commended for its commitment to vinyl archaeology alongside its other maverick field recording projects, but we can't expect all its discoveries to be lost gems.