We’ve been pretty excited that Niger’s top band, Tal National, had a tour scheduled in the USA. Unfortunately, due to visa issues, the tour is being delayed and several dates have been cancelled. See this article for more details.
On a happier note, their new album Kaani is out on Fat Cat Records, and it’s totally awesome music! Look out for a more in-depth review shortly, but for now, enjoy the music:
You can also stream the whole album courtesy of Noisey.