The Agadez-based guitarist's latest and most personal record, he shows that his spiritual music is founded in a longing for freedom.
Peter Holslin briefly looks at the work of the Niger-based musician.
Peter Holslin will never forget peanut butter It’s hard to dispute the dopeness of a guy like Mdou Moctar. A Tuareg guitarist based in the city of Agadez in northern Niger, he specializes in a style of loose, droning Saharan desert rock that goes over well at wedding parties but also feels warm and welcoming […]