News: Tinariwen release stream of latest album ‘Tassili’

Northern Malian Tuareg group – also: international world music superstars – Tinariwen has made a stream available of their latest album ‘Tassili’.

‘Tassili’ – which is the band’s 5th album – is going to be the most exciting venture the already intriguing musicians have done so far. With a more acoustic and natural sound and arrangement, and with guests from TV On The Radio – guitarist/vocalist Kyp Malone and frontman Tunde Adebimpe feature on the song ‘Tenere Taqhim Tossam’, music video can be seen below – and Wilco (Nels Cline was eager to pause his work on Wilco’s latest album ), Tinariwen have really gone big and invite us for a desert adventure we shall definitely join them for.

The album can be listened on NPR here:
http://www.npr.org/2011/08/21/139708091/first-listen-tinariwen-tassili

UPDATE: the tracklist is as follows:

1. Imidiwan Ma Tenam (feat. Nels Cline)
2. Asuf D Alwa
3. Tenere Taqhim Tossam (feat. Tunde Adebimpe & Kyp Malone)
4. Ya Messinagh (feat. Dirty Dozen Brass Band)
5. Walla Illa
6. Tameyawt
7. Imidiwan Win Sahara
8. Tamiditin Tan Ufrawan
9. Tiliaden Osamnat
10. Djeredjere
11. Iswegh Attay

Release date: 30th August. Review upon release.

The first video off the album, featuring two members of TV On The Radio:

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One response to “News: Tinariwen release stream of latest album ‘Tassili’

  1. Pingback: Review: Tinariwen: ‘Tassili’ « Sound Arkive

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