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Mdou Moctar and Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai (Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red in It)

Mdou Moctar (Photo: courtesy Jerome Fino)

“Moctar is a miraculous Tuareg guitarist and singer from Niger, a master of hypnotic Saharan electro-drone blues … fresh and vital guitar music unique to this millennium.” —Village Voice