Archive | March 17, 2014

CP AT SXSW: Tinariwen Brings West African Campfire To Austin

A lot of bands at South by Southwest go to great lengths to appear strange and exotic. The great Malian band Tinariwen outdid them all without even trying. Tinariwen launched the desert-rock movement by electrifying the Tuareg tribe’s traditional folk music in the 1980s and by reaching out to European audiences with recordings and tours […]

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