Saharan band Tinariwen will tour the world this fall in promotion of their forthcoming album, Amadjar, a record that’s set to feature contributions from Warren Ellis, Micah Nelson, Stephen O’Malley, and many more. On the Philly front, they’ll appear at Union Transfer on September 23rd.
With the announcement of their new music and tour, they also shared the fourth track on the new album, called “Taqkal Tarha”. The song features Micah Nelson on mandolin and charango and incorporates a distinct North American folk sound that Tinariwen’s extensive discography has never before included. Continue reading →