The Idan Raichel Project feat. Vieux Farka Touré ‘Mon Amour’

The Idan Raichel Project burst onto the music scene in 2003 with their global fusion track ‘Bo’ee’ a song sung in the Ethiopian language of Amharic that became a crossover hit, topped the charts in Israel and turned the dread-locked Israeli musician/producer Idan into a global star. Ten years later, Idan Raichel and his band are […]

Bombino ‘Azamane Tiliade’

When Malian couple Amadou & Miriam joined forces with Manu Chao on their brilliant 2004 album ‘Dimanche a Bamako’, it turned them into global stars with a huge record deal and world tours. The effect might not be as successful as that but Bombino teaming up with The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach has already done him […]

Vieux Farka Touré ‘Peace’

Mali has been torn apart by the fighting between Tuareg and Islamic rebels since early 2012, it’s disrupted the whole country and in that time many musicians have spoken out about the horrors of living in a country at war. Son of legendary Malian guitarist Ali Farka Touré, who passed away in 2006, Vieux has carried […]