Mdou Moctar | Afrique Victime
Mdou Moctar | Afrique Victime

Mdou Moctar | Afrique Victime

LP

Vendor
Matador
Regular price
£16.00
Sale price
£16.00
Unit price
per 
Shipping calculated at checkout.
OLE1614LPE

On limited purple vinyl.

With Afrique Victime the prodigious Tuareg guitarist and songwriter rips a new hole in the sky ¬– boldly reforging contemporary Saharan music and “rock music” by melding guitar pyrotechnics, full-blast noise, and field recordings with poetic meditations on love, religion, women’s rights, inequality, and Western Africa’s exploitation at the hands of colonial powers.

The music listeners are the beneficiaries of the staggeringly powerful do-it-yourself musical ethic of Mdou Moctar – the man and the band – who’ve worked so hard to bring the spirits of families and communities in Niger to the West. Afrique Victime sounds and feels like a Tuareg hand reaching down from the sky, and we are very lucky for this chance to get lifted.

1. Chismiten
2. Taliat
3. Ya Habibti
4. Tala Tannam
5. Untitled
6. Asdikte Akal
7. Layla
8. Afrique Victime
9. Bismilahi Atagah