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  • interview April 1, 2016

    Andy Morgan on Tuareg Music and History

    Andy Morgan is a journalist and author with deep experience in Mali. He attended the very first Festival in the Desert in 2000 and was involved in the festival for many years after that. Andy managed the Tuareg band Tinariwen … Read more »

  • hip-deep March 31, 2016

    Hip Deep in Mali: The Tuareg Predicament

    The confederations and clans collectively known as the Tuareg descend from the oldest inhabitants of North Africa. They lead a mostly nomadic existence across the Sahara Desert, in the lands we now know as Algeria, Libya, Niger and Mali. Tuareg … Read more »

  • feature December 3, 2015

    Stocking Stuffers 2015

    Here are the reviews of the albums featured in our new Stocking Stuffers 2015 program. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to see a complete list of the artists, songs and albums from the show. Damily – Very … Read more »

  • program December 3, 2015

    Stocking Stuffers 2015

    Tuareg blues, Angelique Kidjo with a symphony orchestra, the return of Les Ambassadeurs and Kandia Kouyate of Mali. New sounds from Zambia and Nigeria, and classic ones from Senegal, Colombia, Zimbabwe and the Dominican Republic. These are just a few … Read more »

  • review September 10, 2015


    They aren’t as flashy as Bombino, nor are they collaborative polymaths like Vieux Farka Toure; they aren’t as instrumentally varied as Tinariwen. Yet Terakaft seems they could be the next band of Tuareg musicians to break big in America and … Read more »

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