"Imazeghen N Adagh" by Tinariwen
This track is from the recently released album, "Imidiwan: Companions." The group started slowly forming in the 1970s as young Touareg men in Algeria and Libya with a passion for music began performing together, gaining a reputation by 1979 as the Kel Tinariwen, or "Desert Boys." This particular album fuses field and digital recordings together into what becomes a beautiful version of the Desert Blues. This group mixes their influences—Malian refugees in North Africa who finally return to Mali in the 90s— to create a distinct Touareg sound.
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