Articles tagged tuareg

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.

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Various Artists: Footsteps in Africa; A Nomadic Journey

A compilation of varied but smartly integrated tracks.

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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.

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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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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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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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