Tag Archives: Tuareg

Daily Discovery: Oyiwane – Fatima

Daily Discovery: Oyiwane – Fatima

Oyiwame is a group formed in 1985 by primary school student from Toudou, in Northern Niger.   “Mixing traditional percussion, Tuareg guitar, and folk songs, Oyiwane addresses the populations of their region, tackling development, education, and modern nomadic life“.   Their song ‘Fatima’ is part of the eleventh episode of...
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...
Hit The Road Music Studio: Tasuta N-Imal

Hit The Road Music Studio: Tasuta N-Imal

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...
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.41 – Groovalizacion Radio – Mukambo

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.41 – Groovalizacion Radio – Mukambo

View Groovalizacion Radio bio here Mukambo – Best of 2017 Mukambo mixtape for Rhythm Passport On this exclusive Groovalizacion Radio mixtape for Rhythm Passport, Mukambo brings the best global grooves the year has brought us so far. From afrobeat, ethiojazz and Latin vibes over Brazilian carimbó and Touareg beats to global hip-hop...
Preview: Tinariwen @ Electric Brixton (London, 9th March 2017)

Preview: Tinariwen @ Electric Brixton (London, 9th March 2017)

A 40-year career, seven albums and a Grammy Award can dismiss any need for introductions; they speak for themselves. However, the importance for contemporary music of a band like Tinariwen can’t be stressed enough. The Malian band still fights, and fights hard with its sound, because Tuareg tradition is still...
Interview: Chris Eckman – Glitterbeat Records (December 2016)

Interview: Chris Eckman – Glitterbeat Records (December 2016)

When it comes to world music labels, you usually think about regional realities with a local or niche following. That’s not the case of Glitterbeat Records. The German project’s growth is in front of everyone’s eyes. From Mali and Tamikrest, back in 2012, they’ve widened their vision to South America...