Wednesday, December 9 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.
Sunday, July 1 2012
The 2012 Clearwater Festival brought environmental sustainability, grass roots activism and great music to a beautiful riverside park.
Thursday, September 1 2011
With guest musicians and dialed-back acoustics, Tinariwen offers a strangely tentative album.
Monday, August 17 2009
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 plays rock guitar with a rangy American sound, broad and lazy and slow.
Sunday, April 23 2006
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.
Monday, April 12 2010
Tinariwen paid a visit to Brooklyn's Bell House this past February.