Tag Archives: Tuareg Blues

Interview: Q&A with Imarhan – Saharan Rockers (January 2022)

Interview: Q&A with Imarhan – Saharan Rockers (January 2022)

You don’t expect that one of the most sought-after and original rock bands would eventually come from an oasis city in the depths of the Algerian Sahara Desert. Still, since their inception occurred in 2006, Imarhan has grown into an unadulterated and impassionate embodiment of what the soul of rock...
Musical Road to Womex 2021 – Al Bilali Soudan

Musical Road to Womex 2021 – Al Bilali Soudan

Our Musical Road to Womex section couldn’t debut in a more appropriate way than featuring and presenting you to a one-of-a-kind ensemble passionately and reverently bringing forward their century-old music tradition and spreading it “from the edge of the Sahara desert” to the world.  We are talking about the Malian...
Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air w/ TootArd (August 2020)

Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air w/ TootArd (August 2020)

There’s no doubt that, since last time we met them two years ago, the Nakhleh brothers have grown up, changed and arguably matured. Musically, they sound like two different people. As much as TootArd, the group they founded in Majdal Shams (their hometown on the Golan Heights) in 2010, sounds...