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  • blog March 24, 2016

    Exclusive: Hear Super Onze de Gao’s Latest Worldwide Release

    Despite a career reaching back to the early 1980s, Super Onze de Gao is just now unfurling their second worldwide release. It’s Afropop’s honor to present it here for the first time. Jo Kanga Djiribi by Super Onze, The Takamba champions … Read more »

  • blog October 16, 2014

    “They Broke All of Our Instruments”: Video of Malian Music Recovering

    Super Onze is a band caught in a strange place, their existence and their art form threatened by religious extremism on one side, and recorded music on the other. Still the music plays on. Above you’ll find the third video … Read more »

  • blog March 6, 2014

    Takamba, the other desert blues

    The desert guitar of the sahel is progressively reaching a wider audience outside of its geographical confines. Acts like Tinariwen have recorded with American artists and won Grammys (see our review of their latest album here), while guitar maestro Omar … Read more »

  • blog October 28, 2013

    Super Onze’s rawest ever Takamba

    In the years since Tinariwen first broke into international prominence, we’ve seen an ever increasing stream of Tuareg (and/or Sahelian and/or Northern Malian- the politics are VERY tricky) guitar groups gain attention, a cohort that includes Tinariwen related projects like … Read more »

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