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Features

Wednesday, December 9 2009

The Best World Music of 2009

In 2009, well-known artists reliably produced solid albums, lesser-known artists did things that were often surprising and successful, archives were trawled by enthusiasts, old songs were excavated, polished, and compiled, and labels both large and small kept moving stubbornly on.


Reviews

Tuesday, February 11 2014

Tinariwen: Emmaar

Pioneers of West African trance-rock release their best album in years.


Sunday, July 1 2012

Clearwater Festival: 16 June 2012 - Croton-on-Hudson, NY

The 2012 Clearwater Festival brought environmental sustainability, grass roots activism and great music to a beautiful riverside park.


Thursday, September 1 2011

Tinariwen: Tassili

With guest musicians and dialed-back acoustics, Tinariwen offers a strangely tentative album.


Monday, August 17 2009

Tinariwen: Imidiwan: Companions

For a band whose name means “empty places” in their native Tamashek, Tinariwen better get used to spending a lot more time away from their beloved desert homeland.


Thursday, March 15 2007

Tinariwen: Aman Iman

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


Blogs

Friday, April 4 2014

Tinariwen: 24 March 2014 - Brooklyn Bowl, NY (Photos)

Unfortunately, Tinariwen can't return home to Mali due to political instability but maybe there is some solace in their resplendent desert blues.


Thursday, February 27 2014

Spirit of the Sahara: An Interview with Tinariwen

As guitarist and singer Abdallah Ag Alhousseyni explained sagely, Tinariwen's music has a global message.


Monday, April 12 2010

Tinariwen: 19.Feb.2010 - Brooklyn

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


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