TINARIWEN

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Tinariwen is a Tuareg group that performs a guitar-centric branch of Malian music that, to the untrained ear, is reminiscent of Ali Farka Toure's, but is far more rock-oriented and percussive. All of the band's musicians originate from the southern Sahara; the group's name, meaning "empty places," is a reflection of their land of origin. The band formed in the rebel camps of Colonel Gaddafi, as each of the musicians had been forced from their nomadic lifestyle into involuntary military service. Surrounded by a displaced nation of their peers, Tinariwen forged a new style of music, trading their traditional lutes and shepherd's flutes for electric guitars and drums. The style that resulted was dubbed "Tishoumaren," or "the music of the unemployed." Their music addresses issues such as political awakening, problems of exile, repression of their people, and demands of sovereignty. In a region with no postal or telephone system, their read more...
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EPITAPH 2019
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TINARIWEN The Radio Tisdas Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Radio Tisdas Sessions
World Fusion 2001
TINARIWEN Amassakoul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Amassakoul
World Fusion 2004
TINARIWEN Aman Iman: Water Is Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Aman Iman: Water Is Life
World Fusion 2006
TINARIWEN Imidiwan: Companions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Imidiwan: Companions
World Fusion 2009
TINARIWEN Tassili album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Tassili
World Fusion 2011
TINARIWEN Emmaar album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Emmaar
World Fusion 2014
TINARIWEN Elwan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Elwan
World Fusion 2017
TINARIWEN Amadjar album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Amadjar
World Fusion 2019

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TINARIWEN Inside/Outside Joshua Tree Acoustic Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Inside/Outside Joshua Tree Acoustic Sessions
World Fusion 2014

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TINARIWEN Live In Paris, Oukis N’Asuf’ album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Paris, Oukis N’Asuf’
World Fusion 2015

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