Etran de L’Aïr – Agadez

Fans of Mdou Moctar and Les Filles de Illighadad are sure to become obsessed with Etran de L’Aïr’s latest album, Agadez. Known for being one of the top wedding bands throughout the Agadez region of Niger, Etran de L’Aïr plays an especially hypnotic and rollicking form of Tuareg music, and has been for over 20Continue reading “Etran de L’Aïr – Agadez”

Dag Tenere – Iswat

Fans of Mdou Moctar and Les Filles de Illighadad could easily obsess over the hypnotic Tuareg fusion jams of Dag Tenere’s Iswat. Dag Tenere (which translates to “desert’s children”), is a multifaceted group of Tuareg artists that hail from Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso. The group plays a particular style of music called “assouf,” orContinue reading “Dag Tenere – Iswat”