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Sunday, June 20 2010

Etran Finatawa: Tarkat Tajje / Let’s Go!

It's dry-boned music, moving along with the lollop of Tuareg guitar on one hand and clicking pat-a-cake percussion on the other.


Thursday, November 19 2009

Various Artists: Footsteps in Africa; A Nomadic Journey

A compilation of varied but smartly integrated tracks.


Thursday, December 18 2008

Group Inerane: Guitars From Agadez (Music of Niger)

This might be the first time that Sublime Frequencies could be mischievously accused of jumping on a bandwagon.


Sunday, March 2 2008

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.


Thursday, March 15 2007

Tinariwen: Aman Iman

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


Thursday, December 7 2006

Desert Trance

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


Thursday, November 9 2006

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.


Tuesday, January 4 2005

Tinariwen: Amassakoul


Thursday, January 16 2003

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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