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Malian quartet Songhoy Blues tightens the connections between Saharan guitar music and rock music on its new album

Over the last decade the crossover appeal of guitar music from Saharan Africa to Western rock fans has been caressed and milked. The best-known proponent of the music, the great Tuareg band Tinariwen, has regularly studded its albums with Western rock stars whose presence hasn’t appreciably altered its sound (save for a misguided cameo by […]