Mdou Moctar ‘Afrique Victime’ out 21st May 2021

'Tala Tannam' Directed by Cem Misirlioglu Footage shot by WH Moustapha (Dynamique Image) & Mikey Coltun

Mdou Moctar immediately stands out as one of the most innovative artists in contemporary Saharan music with his unconventional interpretations of Tuareg guitar. In 2019, he was described by the Guardian as ‘the Hendrix of the Sahara’. With “Afrique Victime” out on Matador Records, the prodigious Tuareg guitarist and songwriter rips a new hole in the sky – boldly reforging contemporary Saharan music and “rock music” by melding guitar pyrotechnics, full-blast noise, and field rec...

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