Tag Archives: Desert Rock

Daily Discovery: Mdou Moctar – "Afrique Victime (Official Music Video)

Daily Discovery: Mdou Moctar – "Afrique Victime (Official Music Video)

‘Afrique Victime’ is the title track and latest single extracted from Nigerien singer/songwriter Mdou Moctar‘s upcoming namesake album, out on May 21 via Matador Records.   With Afrique Victime, Mdou Moctar “boldly reforges contemporary Saharan music and ‘rock music’ by melding guitar pyrotechnics, full-blast noise, and field recordings with poetic...
Your Ticket to… 2020 (in 20+1 Albums)

Your Ticket to… 2020 (in 20+1 Albums)

Hard to believe that such a dire and dramatic year could inspire such an abundance of remarkable albums. Or maybe, on the contrary, the multitude of emotions sparked by the pandemic and our new life’s circumstances might have been the main reasons why musicians were able to write, record and...
Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #79

Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #79

December show to close a tough year that 2020 was, with three hours of new global sounds. Four songs of the day from jazz to Turkish rock, psychedelic cumbia and downtempo. Our albums of the month start with Brussels vocal folk trio Las Lloronas (Muziekpublique) followed by high atlas Amazigh...
Visions of Sound  (June 2020)

Visions of Sound (June 2020)

Every month, we bring you a collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes!   Watch the full playlist:
Hit The Road Music Studio: Izouran N-Sahara

Hit The Road Music Studio: Izouran N-Sahara

We are excited to host a new monthly section on Rhythm Passport curated by the nice people, travellers at heart and music lovers at Hit The Road Music Studio.  In 2018, they hit the road from Poland to Morocco on their “magic bus”, a fully equipped caravan with professional studio recording...
Visions of Sound – August 2019

Visions of Sound – August 2019

Every month, we bring you a monthly collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist: