Articles tagged tartit

Various Artists: Live from Festival au Desert 2012

Performing under the shadow of a government clampdown.

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15 Mar 2007 // 10:00 PM

Tinariwen: Aman Iman

Tinariwen plays rock guitar with a rangy American sound, broad and lazy and slow.

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7 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Desert Trance

These are the sort of flowers that bloom in the Sahara Desert: thumb pianos, distorted amps, muddy blues, and traditional chants.

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9 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Tartit: Abacabok

Comparisons between Tartit and the better-known Tinariwen seem inevitable, but, really, there's no reason why one should be confused with the other, or why you shouldn't like both in different ways.

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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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