Les Filles de Illighadad’s debut album on LP for the first time ever! Sublime recordings from rural Niger. Two very different sides of Tuareg music – dreamy ishumar acoustic guitar sessions, and the hypnotic polyphonic tende that inspires it. Guitarist Fatou Seidi Ghali and vocalist Alamnou Akrouni lead the troupe, named after the village. Recorded in the open-air studio of the desert.
Raucous and electrified wedding songs from the desert kingdom of Mauritania. Luxurious overload of microtonal scales, phaser pedals, and unpredictable polyrhythms. Documentation of a little known [...]