Monday, December 11 2006
In a year of stylistic cross-pollinations, sounds from around the world come together on Michael Keefe's list of fun and fascinating albums.
Tuesday, September 10 2013
The acclaimed queen of Maghreb music releases a double-disc compilation of her most potent and genre-defying material.
Wednesday, November 16 2011
Raise your hand if you think Natacha Atlas sounds better obscured by waves of electronica.
Sunday, September 19 2010
Natacha Atlas’s ninth album is a strong album evocative of foreign lands and succeeds in effortlessly blending international styles of music in a cohesive structure. Though the lyrics mostly elude this listener, the politics of the album make it quiet attractive.
Thursday, May 25 2006
Atlas' gorgeous voice presides over the entirety of Mish Maoul, imbuing these songs with a prayerful authenticity that transcends the genre.
Sunday, July 24 2005
She's your private belly dancer and singer who knows what love has got to do with it.
Tuesday, August 24 2010
"What I hope I have achieved is to match the lyricism of classical music with the inherent poetry of Arabic, I wanted to continue the exploration of grounds covered with Ana Hina."