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Tinariwan: Amadjar review | Ammar Kalia's global album of the month
Tinariwen’s ninth album brings guests including Warren Ellis but the real artistry is in their own deft, fearless interplay

Ammar Kalia

06, Sep, 2019 @7:30 AM

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50 great tracks for September from Normani, Tinariwen, Miley Cyrus and more
Former Fifth Harmony member Normani’s solo career properly lifts off, while country supergroup the Highwomen and rapper Megan Thee Stallion offer distinct, spirited defences of womanhood’s complexity

Ammar Kalia and Laura Snapes

02, Sep, 2019 @7:50 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: your songs about deserts
Tinariwen, Robert Plant, Brand New Heavies and Big Country are among the artists making this week’s reader-curated list

Scott Blair

12, Jul, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Tinariwen review – desert blues with soul and prowess
The captivating Tuareg rockers have the audience ululating with joy at their wonderful musicianship

Arwa Haider

10, Mar, 2017 @12:32 PM

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Tinariwen: Elwan review – different deserts, same hypnotic groove

Neil Spencer

05, Feb, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Khmer Rouge Survivors: They Will Kill You If You Cry review – slow, eerie, south-east Asian blues

Neil Spencer

07, Aug, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Meet Kel Assouf and Imarhan, the new wave of Tuareg rock
A new generation of Tuareg bands are refreshing Tinariwen’s Saharan blues for the Facebook generation. Singers Anana Ag Haroun and Sadam Ag Ibrahim talk guitars, exile and education

Andy Morgan

09, Jun, 2016 @4:27 PM

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The playlist: folk and world – Tinariwen, Marry Waterson, Fay Hield and more
Today’s eclectic playlist includes Kinky Friedman covering Tom Waits, some psychedelic Indian film music and a Tropicália throwback about the World Cup

Robin Denselow

05, Jan, 2016 @12:31 PM

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Five albums to try this week: Arca, Tinariwen and more
Stream new albums, from Freddie Gibbs’s dextrous rap to Ringo Deathstarr’s dreamy shoegaze, and let us know what you’ll be playing this week

Tshepo Mokoena

23, Nov, 2015 @11:54 AM

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Tinariwen: Live in Paris, Oukis N’Asuf review – an inviting showcase
This live set from the Tuareg masters of desert blues finds them at their invigorating best

Neil Spencer

22, Nov, 2015 @8:00 AM

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The playlist – Middle Eastern and north African: Tinariwen, Saad Lamjarred and more
An exclusive desert-blues recording from Tinariwen, ambient electronica from Iran and a half-hour mix of Greek psychedelia and 70s Israeli club tracks

John Doran

11, Nov, 2015 @4:13 PM

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Readers recommend: songs that build | Peter Kimpton
... up momentum, energy, intensity, layers, volume or sheer emotion. From a whisper to a scream, suggest music that grows in unusual or powerful ways

Peter Kimpton

28, May, 2015 @7:20 PM

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