Category Archives: desert rock

SONG OF THE DAY Vieux Farka Touré – Ba Kaitere

Son of legendary Malian guitar player Ali Farka Touré, Vieux Farka Touré was born in Niafunké, Mali in 1981. Following in his Dad’s musical footsteps, Vieux has been referred to as “The Hendrix of the Sahara,” declaring since his teenage years … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tinariwen – Assàwt

Desert blues band, Tinariwen are a very established band, with origins dating all the way back to 1979; their hypnotic guitars and percussive-driven songs are their trademark and there’s not mistaking their sound. Today’s song Assàwt is the latest track revealed from the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ali Beletic – Stone Fox

“I spent several years in the desert crafting this record.  It’s a very emotional, raw and inspired record.  It took a lot to get there.” – Ali Beletic  Sensuous, undisguised smokey vocals mingle with an array of twangy, desert-drenched guitar riffs; … Continue reading

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