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Mdou Moctar

by Editor | 12th October 2017

Originally hailing from Abalak in Niger, Mdou Moctar is one of the most celebrated Tuareg guitarists around. With his early albums Anar and Afelan earning first local then international recognition, Moctar has since performed his hypnotic desert songs and fiery electronic guitar solos all over the world, even starring in the first ever Tuareg-language feature […]

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Kel Assouf

by Editor | 2nd November 2016

Former Tinariwen member Anana Harouna’s new outfit Kel Assouf (meaning ‘nostalgia’ in Tamasheq) is at the forefront of the Tuareg rock scene. Combining Western traditions with the sounds of the Sahara, the exiled musician creates a psychedelic atmosphere with deep bass grooves.

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Mdou Moctar

by Editor | 12th October 2017

Originally hailing from Abalak in Niger, Mdou Moctar is one of the most celebrated Tuareg guitarists around. With his early albums Anar and Afelan earning first local then international recognition, Moctar has since performed his hypnotic desert songs and fiery electronic guitar solos all over the world, even starring in the first ever Tuareg-language feature […]

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