Articles tagged tinariwen

Tinariwen - “Arhegh Danagh” (video) (Premiere)

The Saharan band Tinariwen have been going strong since coming to international acclaim in the late ‘90s, playing the largest music festivals in the world and receiving a Grammy in 2012 for the album Tassili.

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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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2 Aug 2011 // 9:00 PM

Terakaft: Aratan N Azawad

Malian desert-blues outfit offers up a strong set.

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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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Tinariwen: 19.Feb.2010 - Brooklyn

Tinariwen paid a visit to Brooklyn's Bell House this past February.

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28 Feb 2010 // 9:00 PM

Tunng: And Then We Saw Land

Tunng's fourth album could have seen them falter, but they've combined their incurable curiosity with epic melodies.

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13 Feb 2009 // 3:00 AM

African blues from Terakaft

I’ve lately been digging the drone-infused mesmerisms of Tinariwen, a collective whose members are drawn from the Tuareg people. The music, if you’re

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Various Artists: The Rough Guide to the Music of Mali

An album that is paradoxically almost redundant and almost perfect.

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2 Mar 2008 // 9:00 PM

Toumast: Ishumar

It’s as if ag Keyna has looked back at the work Tinariwen has done, felt that the sound he wanted to build on had already been established, and, with that support behind him, felt free to experiment.

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15 Mar 2007 // 9:00 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 // 8:00 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 // 3:00 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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24 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Tinariwen

thumb the low bass strings and simultaneously pick and twang the higher notes, masterfully demonstrating the link between the Mississippi Delta and the Saharan sands.

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4 Jan 2005 // 10:00 PM

Tinariwen: Amassakoul

Although Halloween night was cold and cloudy in Santa Cruz, the desert winds blew in soft and sultry toward the Kuumbwa Jazz Center to quite

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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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Tinariwen: The Radio Tisdas Sessions

This debut album by Tinariwen, also known as the Tuareg Rebel Blues Band, can seem the antithesis of Western pop music, even that generated by the engines currently driving the world music markets.

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