Mdou Moctar

Afrique Victime

£16.99
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21st May 2021 / LP or CD / Matador
     

Mdou Moctar

Afrique Victime

£16.99
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One of the pioneers of modern day Tuareg guitar music / Desert Blues. For fans of Ali Farka Touré, Fatoumata Diawara & Tinariwen.

With Afrique Victime 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 recordings with poetic meditations on love, religion, women's rights, inequality, and Western Africa’s exploitation at the hands of colonial powers.

+ Indie LP is purple vinyl. 

The music listeners are the beneficiaries of the staggeringly powerful do-it-yourself musical ethic of Mdou Moctar – the man and the band – who’ve worked so hard to bring the spirits of families and communities in Niger to the West. Afrique Victime sounds and feels like a Tuareg hand reaching down from the sky, and we are very lucky for this chance to get lifted.

Format /LP or CD
Released /21st May 2021
Catalogue / OLE1614LPE
Barcode / 191401161480
Artist / Mdou Moctar
Label /Matador
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