Cymande “Dove”

British funk assemble Cymande, created “Dove”, one of the best psychedelic trips, in 1972, blending their afro-caribbean funk groove with a guitar riff that unravels and unravels to an org…

Tinariwen (+IO:I) “Nànnuflày”

Tinariwen’s new video for “Nànnuflày” (fulfilled) is exactly what this day needs (feat. Mark Lanegan & Kurt Vile) In the Sahara desert, an old Tuareg man comes back to the camp w…

Batsumi “Lishonile”

A masterpiece of African grooves and tribalistic jazz psychedelia by Batsumi recorded in 1974. A slightly different version of this groove is included in one of our mixtapes, Southern Psych Groove XV.…

Bombino “Mahegagh”

Omara “Bombino” Moctar is an internationally acclaimed Tuareg guitarist and singer-songwriter from Agadez, Niger. His music frequently addresses Tuareg geopolitical concerns and is sung in the Tuareg …

Tinariwen “Arhegh Danagh”

THE DESERT IS A PLACE OF HARDSHIP AND SUBTLE BEAUTY, A STARK WORLD THAT REVEALS ITS SECRETS SLOWLY AND CAREFULLY. LIFE IN THE DESERT IS RESILIENT AND STRONG, AND THE PEOPLE ARE GENTLE GIANTS AMONG THE…