Tinariwen Deal With Racist Threats Approaching U.S. Tour
The guitarists from West Africa are being attacked on social media ahead of a North Carolina show.
PLAYLIST: Mdou Moctar Shares His Van Tunes
The Nigerian guitarist celebrates the release day of his first studio album with nine songs that have soundtracked his current North American tour.
Outlaw Country, Saharan Folk, and Cosmic Sorcery: Into the Woods for Pickathon 2018
The Happy Valley music festival once again stands out during festival season by embracing its natural surroundings and simply enlisting musicians who fit the scene.
PREMIERE: Tanzania Albinism Collective Share “Life is Hard,” from “White African Power”
Recorded on the remote island of Ukerewe, in Lake Victoria.
PREMIERE: Tuareg Rockers Tamikrest Find Refuge in the Desert in “Wainan Adobat”
From “Kidal,” the band’s forthcoming LP.
PREMIERE: Tinariwen Sing Songs of Freedom for the Women of the Sahara in “Assàwt”
The Tuareg guitar masters return with “Elwan” on February 10.
LISTEN: Tinariwen Share “Tinde Final” From Upcoming “Live In Paris, Oukis N’Asuf’”
The Tuareg desert-rockers’ live set is out November 20 on Wedge.
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014: In Photos
Capturing the sights from the sounds of the three-day weekend, including John Waters, Modest Mouse, Death From Above 1979, Ginuwine, Fred Armisen, and more.