Mdou Moctar set to release new album Sousoume Tamachek next month

Photo: Christopher Kirkley

Photo: Christopher Kirkley

Self-taught guitarist and singer-songwriter Mdou Moctar, based in Agadez, Niger, is at the forefront of a new generation of musicians, forging a new path for Tuareg music. This August will see him release a new full-length album called Sousoume Tamachek. Mdou, an extraordinary musician, played every single instrument in the album, as well as backup vocals, rhythm guitar, and percussion.

To get us excited ahead of the album’s release through Sahel Sounds, watch the marvellous teaser video below.

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