Tassili CD (2011)

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Label Anti Records/ada
SKU 223271965
UPC 045778714827
UPC 14 00045778714827
Format CD
Release Date 8/30/2011
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Author Tinariwen
Compilation Appearance Rough Guide To Desert Blues
Compilation Appearance Songs For Desert Refugees
Compilation Appearance African Blues
Compilation Appearance Rough Guide To African Guitar Legends
Compilation Appearance Rough Guide To Blues And Beyond
Technical Info
Engineer Jean Paul Romann; Jake Eckert; Andris Balins; Mark Wheaton; Tom Schick
Producer Ian Brennan; Jean Paul Romann
CatalogID 87148-2
Lable Name Anti
Released 08/30/2011
Original Release 2011
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 53m : 50s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00045778714827
Musical Guests
Nels Cline
Tunde Adebimpe
Kyp Malone
Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Ibrahim Ag Alhabib (vocals, guitar); Eyadou Ag Leche (guitar, percussion, background vocals); Elaga Ag Hamid (guitar, background vocals); Sa?d Ag Ayad, Mohamad Ag Tahada (percussion, background vocals); Alhassane Ag Touhami, Mustapha Ag Ahmed (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: David Odlum.
Recording information: Barn, New York (11/??/2010-11/20/2010); Catasonic, LA (11/??/2010-11/20/2010); Rhythm Shack, New Orleans (11/??/2010-11/20/2010); Tassili N'Ajjer's Desert, South Algeria (11/??/2010-11/20/2010); The Loft, Chicago (11/??/2010-11/20/2010).
Photographer: Marie Planeille.
Translators: Nadia Belalimat; Omar Moktar; Anara Elmoctar.
On Tassili, Touareg guitar heroes Tinariwen's and their debut for Anti Records, strip their army of hypnotic electric guitars sound back to its barest, and offer a twist. Recorded in a protected region of the Southeastern Algerian desert, this nomadic group recorded Tassili with only acoustic guitars and hand percussion. Tunde Adebimpe and Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio contributed to the sessions in Africa. The tapes were sent to the States, where Nels Cline added guitar parts, and New Orleans' Dirty Dozen Brass Band's horns were melded into the mix.
Professional Reviews
Rolling Stone (p.68) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Gentler than Tinariwen's more electric output, the music draws power from the guests."
Spin (p.90) - "[This is] their most emotionally involved set yet....[The album] takes off on an acoustic path following the opening track's otherworldly appearance by Wilco guitarist Nels Cline."
Down Beat (p.88) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Moaned and ululated in the Tamashek language, lyrics lamenting abandonment, struggle, anxiety and challenges posed by desert existence are treated as hymns..."
Q (Magazine) (p.118) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] consolidation of sorts, stripping back their trademark hypnotic blues-rock to its smouldering basic elements."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.92) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "TASSILI is a deliberate step on from IMIDIWAN....This broadens the palette and consolidates their status..."
Uncut (magazine) (p.76) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "In returning to their source, Tinariwen have presented their most outward-looking music....They remain peerless."
Uncut (magazine) (p.34) - Ranked #18 in Uncut's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "[T]heir rootsiest, most stripped-back album yet..."
Disc 1
1 Imidiwan Ma Tennam - (featuring Nels Cline)
2 Asuf D Alwa
3 Tenere Taqqim Tossam - (featuring Tunde Adebimpe/Kyp Malone)
4 Ya Messinagh - (featuring The Dirty Dozen Brass Band)
5 Walla Illa
6 Tameyawt
7 Imidiwan Win Sahara
8 Tamiditin Tan Ufrawan
9 Aden Osamnat
10 Tenidagh Hegh Djeredjere
11 Iswegh Attay
12 Takkest Tamidaret
Product Attributes
Artist Tinariwen
Music Format Compact Disc

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