Tinariwen – The Camel’s Back

Tinariwen are one of only two bands to have their own Minister of Propaganda. Public Enemy’s Flavor Flav is now better known for his MTV show where very driven young ladies battle to win his attention. In contrast, the rather more earnest Issa Dicko is concerned with the survival of the Tamasheq (Tuareg) people. Tinariwen […]

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Tartit – Abacabok

Although they will no doubt be compared to Tinariwen — Tartit have been around a similar length of time and sprang from the same experience of civil war and living in camps — theirs is a gentler but no less compelling sound

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