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    Nigerian composer Hama presents a groundbreaking album of traditional electronic desert folk songs. A truly unique release with production touches that hover somewhere between early 90s techno and synthwave!
    Rare recording of contemporary takamba music. Tallawit Timbouctou are champions of 'takamba', a hypnotic traditional music from northern Mali.
    Archival recording, never before available. Limited release of 500 copies. Sweet and sublime school recordings from elementary school group in Northern Niger from the 1980s.
    First ever experimental Tuareg guitar soundtrack. Original soundtrack recording to the film Zerzura, the first ever Saharan acid Western, telling the story of a nomad’s search for a magic city of gold. Evoking the desert journey with free form guitar improvisations, the soundtrack is a meditation on the mysteries of the Sahara.
    Based in the Northeast of Niger, Etran de L’Air is one of the longest running bands in Agadez. They play a loud and raucous version of Saharan rock, built around burning guitar melodies and bombastic drums!